Funding Opportunities

Applications now open: Healthy Canberra Grants & Health Promotion Innovation Fund

The ACT Health Promotion Grants Program (ACTHPGP) is seeking applications from community-based groups, school communities, not-for-profit organisations and government agencies for programs and projects that will improve population-level health outcomes by addressing risk factors for chronic disease. The ACTHPGP through Healthy Canberra Grants and the Health Promotion Innovation Fund is looking to fund programs and projects that:

  • support healthy ageing;
  • reduce smoking-related harm;
  • reduce alcohol-related harm; and
  • reduce overweight and obesity through improving eating habits and increasing physical activity.


Healthy Canberra Grants

Healthy Canberra Grants are offered for large-scale programs that improve health across the ACT population. There is up to $2.6 million in funding available to support programs of up to three years duration, commencing in the 2018/19 financial year. Please note this will be a single-stage application process.

Applications for Healthy Canberra Grants are due by 4pm Friday 23 February 2018.

Please read the Healthy Canberra Grants Funding Guidelines for more information about this funding opportunity and to assist you to prepare your application. The online application form for this funding opportunity is available through SmartyGrants.


Health Promotion Innovation Fund

The Health Promotion Innovation Fund provides funding of up to $15,000 to trial smaller-scale, innovative health promotion projects. There is up to $100,000 in funding available to support projects of up to 12 months duration delivered from July 2018.

Applications for the Health Promotion Innovation Fund are due by 4pm Friday 2 March 2018.

Please read the Health Promotion Innovation Fund Funding Guidelines for more information about this funding opportunity and to assist you to prepare your application. The online application form for this funding opportunity is available through SmartyGrants.
 

Information Session

An information session about the funding opportunities currently available (see above) will be conducted on Tuesday 28 November 2017 from 3pm to 4pm at ACT Health’s Bowes Training and Conference Centre, 2 Bowes Street, Phillip. Please RSVP to hpgrants@act.gov.au or 6205 1325.


Future funding opportunities

To be kept informed about future funding opportunities available through the ACTHPGP email hpgrants@act.gov.au and ask to be added to our email distribution list.

 

Other funding sources

Please note that the ACT Government provides a range of funding opportunities across a number of ACT Government directorates. If you have an idea for a program that does not seem to fit into the Health Promotion Innovation Fund it may be eligible for other funding sources. Details of other ACT Government funding opportunities can be found at the ACT Government Grants website.