Australian Government – Child and Youth Health

Status: Ongoing

Region: Australia wide

Amount: $60,000 - $120,000


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The Child and Youth Health grant opportunity was announced as part of the launch of the National Action Plan for the Health of Children and Young People 2020-2030 (the Action Plan). The Action Plan provides a roadmap to improve the health and wellbeing of all Australian children and young people. It is anticipated that most grants will be between $60,000 – $120,000. It is intended to guide collaborative approaches under the following priority areas:

1. improving health equity across populations

2. empowering parents and caregivers to maximise healthy development

3. tackling mental health and risky behaviours 4. addressing chronic conditions and preventive health; and

5. strengthening the workforce.

There is a total of $2 million over four years from 2019-20 for the Child and Youth Health Grant Opportunity, covering two parts:

• Part A: Program implementation ($1.5 million over four years from 2019-20); and

• Part B: Health professionals’ education and awareness-raising activities ($0.5 million over four years from 2019-20). To be eligible for Part A and B you must:

• have an Australian Business Number (ABN);

• be registered for the purposes of GST;

• be a permanent resident of Australia;

• have an account with an Australian financial institution; and be one of the following entity types: • a company incorporated in Australia;

• a company incorporated by guarantee;

• an incorporated trustee on behalf of a trust;

• an incorporated association;

• a partnership;

• a joint (consortia) application with a lead organisation ;

• a registered charity or not-for-profit organisation; or

• an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Corporation.

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