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Children and Young People Wellbeing Recovery Initiative - Small Grants

ClosedGrant Expended and Closed: 27th of February 2023 or until expended Value: $500 to $10,000 Run By: NSW Department of Regional NSW Further Information: https://www.nsw.gov.au/grants-and-funding/small-grants-program-for-regional-nsw

This program supports the wellbeing of children and young people living in regional NSW to recover from and build resilience to future adversity. It leverages the work of Regional Youth Community Coordinators (YCC) to identify projects for funding in regional NSW Local Government Areas (LGAs).

Funding recipients can be government or non-government organisations in eligible regional Local Government Areas (LGAs) such as:

  • local councils
  • community groups
  • not-for-profit organisations
  • Local Aboriginal Land Council
  • schools
  • neighbourhood centres

Programs that may be eligible for funding include, but are not limited to:

  • community events and social activities
  • sport and recreational programs
  • youth mental health training
  • cultural and community connection programs
  • healing initiatives to support Aboriginal children, vulnerable children and young
  • people affected by adverse events
  • peer support programs, mentoring and training for children and young people
  • digital communications and resources

A maximum amount of $50,000 allocated to each eligible LGA and joint applications from a number of LGAs are encouraged.

All LGAs in the Northern Inland are eligible.

Last Updated: 28th of February 2023
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