Grandparents Day Event Grants Now Open

The 2017 NSW Grandparents Day will be on Sunday 29th October. Applications for event grants from the Department of Family and Community Services are open until Friday 14 July at 5.00pm.

Grandparents Day Event Grants Now Open

Grandparents Day Event Grants Now Open

Released: 16-Jun-2017

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2017 NSW Grandparents Day event grants open!

This year NSW Grandparents Day will be held on Sunday 29 October 2017.

To help you celebrate we have $200,000 in grant funding available for community organisations and groups, schools, childcare centres, and local government to host activities for grandparents and other older people to enjoy with their families and communities.

Applications open Monday 5 June at 9am and close Friday 14 July 2017 at 5pm. 
Find out more
Funding Categories 
This year there are three community event funding categories available:
Category 1
Up to $1,000 for community organisations and schools to host small-scale local community events or activities.

Category 2
$1001 – $5,000 for larger community organisations to host local community events. 

Category 3
$5,001 - $10,000 for large-scale community events targeted at local councils in partnership with organisations and groups.*

*Category 3 is available to local government organisations only. 

Please read the Grants Guidelines for detailed information on eligibility, assessment criteria and terms and conditions.
Apply for Category 1 & 2 grants
Apply for Category 3 grant
All funded Grandparents Day events must be held between Sunday 15 October and Sunday 12 November 2017.

NSW Grandparents Day celebrates the contributions grandparents and older people make to their families and communities. 

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