Applications open for 2018 NSW Seniors Festival grants

26 Jul 2017

Local organisations and councils across the state are encouraged to apply for a 2018 NSW Seniors Festival grant, to celebrate the festival’s 60th year.

Applications opened at 9am on Tuesday 25 July and close at 11.59pm on Friday 8 September 2017.

The Grants Program provides $200,000 in seed funding to organisations and councils 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 for more information on Key dates, Program objectives and funding criteria.

Funding categories

For the first time, 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.

Category 3 funding is available to local government organisations only.

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 open at 9am on Tuesday 25 July and closed at 11.59pm on Friday 8 September.

In 2018 we will celebrate the Festival from Wednesday 4 April to Sunday 15 April.

Contact

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