FACS Youth Opportunities Funding Program – Applications now open!

The Hon Ray Williams MP has announced $1.1 million funding for new Youth Opportunities projects to commence in 2018

Applications are now open for funding from the Youth Opportunities program for projects to commence in 2018.

The Youth Opportunities program provides one-off, time-limited grants of up to $50,000 to not-for-profit organisations and local councils for youth-led and youth-driven community projects that have a positive youth development focus.

Since the program was launched in 2012, Youth Opportunities has provided $8 million in funding to 148 projects across NSW. For a list of organisations and their projects funded in 2016 click here.

Youth Opportunities Grant Applications
Applicants are advised to read the Program Guidelines carefully before completing an application for funding. To download these guidelines and more please visit the Youth NSW website.

Applications are submitted via the Smarty Grants online grants administration system and can be accessed from here.

Applications must be completed and submitted via the Smarty Grants online system by 5:00pm on Monday, 26 June 2017. The Smarty Grants online system automatically shuts off at 5:00pm on Monday 26 June. It does not allow for extensions to be granted.

Youth Opportunities Program Contact:
Anthea Wilson, Project Officer, Youth and Community Building Partnerships
Phone 02 8753 8430
Email all inquiries to youth@facs.nsw.gov.au

Youth Opportunities Fact Sheet

Youth Opportunities Program Guidelines 2017-18

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