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Applications open for 2020 NSW Seniors Festival Grants Program

Last published on 02 Jul 2019 in Media releases

Applications to the 2020 NSW Seniors Festival Grants Program are now open.

Applications to the 2020 NSW Seniors Festival Grants Program open at 9am on Monday 24 June and close at 2pm on Friday 9 August 2019.

The Grants Program provides $200,000 in seed-funding to not-for-profit organisations to run local festival events and activities that provide opportunities for people over 60 to remain active, healthy, engaged and contributing to their local communities.

Visit the NSW Seniors Festival website to find out more about the program.

Funding categories

Three funding categories are available to distribute $200,000 across the state:
*Category 1: Up to $1,000 for small-scale local community events and activities.
*Category 2: $1,001 – $5,000 for larger local community events and activities.
*Category 3: $5,001 - $10,000 for large scale community and regional events and activities.

Who can apply?

Category 1 and 2 grants are open to all not-for-profit and charitable organisations, public companies limited by guarantee and local government authorities based in NSW.
Category 3 funding is available to local government organisations only.

How to apply

Applications must be submitted online via SmartyGrants.
In 2020 the Festival will run from Wednesday 12 February to Sunday 23 February.

Contact

For more information about the Grants Program, please email NSWSeniorsFestival@facs.nsw.gov.au.

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