Youth Action and Wellbeing Grants
Grants totalling up to $100,000, open to groups led by young people (under 30) across the country working to create positive systemic change.
Expressions of interests (EOI) are open now till 2 October 2023. Please read the grant guidelines to check if your group, organisation or community is eligible.
At FYA we back young people to make the change they want to see in the world. These grants aim to support under-resourced youth-led groups and grassroots campaigns with lived experience of injustice, by providing the resources they need to make a positive difference and helping them take care of themselves and their communities.
We are offering two types of grants:
Beyond the money, recipients will have access to training and coaching from, media, strategy development, team culture and wellbeing, to community organising.
|Expressions of interest open||5 September – 2 October|
|Online info session||Week of 11 September|
|Shortlist announced||11 October|
|Shortlisted round 2 applications due.||1 November|
|Recipients notified||10 November|
EOIs will be assessed by a Youth Grants Panel of 8 young people.
Expressions of interest are open to groups, organisations, or communities running or planning structural change campaigns based in Australia that are led by young people under the age of 30, with lived experience of the issues that they are focusing on. Youth Action and Wellbeing grants are not open to individuals.
We will prioritise funding for:
Applications will close Monday 2 October 2023.
Yes, we ran an info session in September. You can watch the recording here.
The grant shortlist and subsequent recipients will be decided by the Youth Grants Panel. The panel consists of 8 people aged 16-29 who have been appointed by FYA and are volunteering their time. Panel members are required to declare any conflicts of interest and will be unable to make decisions on grants for any organisation, group or community they have a direct association with.
To view the Grant Guidelines click here.
If you application is successful: