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Children and Young People Wellbeing Recovery Initiative - Large grants for storm and flood impacted regions

ClosedGrant Closed: 31st of December 2022 or until expended Value: Up to $50,000 Run By: NSW Department of Regional NSW Further Information: https://www.nsw.gov.au/grants-and-funding/large-grants-for-storm-and-flood-impacted-regions

This funding supports programs, events and resources to help children and youth living in storm and flood impacted regions to recover, build resilience, improve wellbeing and strengthen community connections. The NSW and Commonwealth Governments have made equal contributions under the Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements to make a $3.6 million available.

LGAs included in the Natural Disaster Declarations, with the Australian Government Reference Number (AGRN) 954 and 960, are eligible, which is all Northern Inland LGAs.

Eligible applicants include:

  • local Councils
  • joint Organisation of Councils
  • schools
  • not-for-profit organisations
  • research or academic organisations
  • Local Aboriginal Land Councils

Eligible projects may include, but 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
  • partnership programs, activities with schools, early childhood and NGOs.

A maximum of $100,000 will be allocated to each LGA.

Last Updated: 27th of February 2022
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