Funding Opportunities

2015/16 – 2017/18 HEALTHY CANBERRA GRANTS

HAS NOW CLOSED

Healthy Canberra Grants is now open for expressions of interest from community-based groups, school communities, not-for-profit organisations and government agencies. This funding opportunity will be for programs of up to three years duration, commencing from July 2015. Up to $2 million will be available over the three-year period covered by this funding opportunity.

Healthy Canberra Grants focuses on tackling overweight and obesity and improving children’s health, including improving eating habits and improving physical activity outcomes. Improving outcomes around smoking, alcohol consumption and healthy active ageing are also priorities for funding.

Application to Healthy Canberra Grants is through a two-stage application process: An initial expression of interest should be submitted by 4 PM on 23 FEBRUARY 2015. Shortlisted expressions of interest will then be invited to submit a more detailed application.

A general information session about Healthy Canberra Grants was conducted on Tuesday 10 February 2015.

To access the Powerpoint presentation delivered at this session please click on the link provided below.

2015/16-2107/18 Healthy Canberra Grants Information Session Powerpoint

This was followed immediately by a another session providing more information on ACT Health initiatives, that focus on children and young people e.g. Fresh Tastes, Ride or Walk to School, Kids at Play and Healthy Food at Sport.

Click here to access the Expression of Interest for Healthy Canberra Grants

The Funding Guidelines for the 2015/16-2017/18 Healthy Canberra Grants can be accessed by clicking on the link below:

2015/16-2017/18 Healthy Canberra Grants Funding Guidelines

2015/16-2017/18 Healthy Canberra Grants Funding Guidelines

For further information please call the Health Promotion Grants Program on 6205 1325 or email us at hpgrants@act.gov.au

THE HEALTH PROMOTION INNOVATION FUND IS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS

Supporting innovative activities that enable ACT residents to live a healthy, active life

The Health Promotion Innovation Fund invites applications for grants of up to $15,000 for innovative health promotion projects to support the ACT Government’s goal of achieving a healthier weight profile in the ACT population. It has a particular focus on achieving this outcome in children. This includes improving eating habits and increasing physical activity.
In addition, projects which support smoking prevention, reduction in hazardous alcohol consumption and healthy active ageing will be considered.
The Health Promotion Innovation Fund provides three funding opportunities per year. The next cut-off date for applications is Monday 15 June 2015. Community-based groups, school communities, not-for-profit organisations and ACT Government agencies are welcome to apply.

Click here
for the Health Promotion Innovation Fund-Application Form

The Funding Guidelines can be downloaded by clicking the link below.

Health Promotion Innovation Fund Funding Guidelines

Health Promotion Innovation Fund Funding Guidelines

Table 1: Key dates for the Health Promotion Innovation Fund

Funding Opportunity Cut-off date for applications Outcomes advised by For projects delivered over the period
This opportunity 15 June 2015 17 August 2015 October 2015 – October 2016
Next opportunity 19 October 2015 14 December 2015 March 2016 – March 2017
Following opportunity 15 February 2016 15 April 2016 July 2016 – June 2017
       

For more information please call us on 6205 1325 or email hpgrants@act.gov.au

To be kept informed about upcoming ACT Health Promotion Grants Program funding opportunities and how to apply, please contact the ACT Health Promotion Grants Program on 6205 1325 or Email: hpgrants@act.gov.au

To access the ACT Health Promotion Grants Program's SmartyGrants webpage go to: acthealth.smartygrants.com.au/