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.
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:
For further information please call the Health Promotion Grants Program on 6205 1325 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
THE HEALTH PROMOTION INNOVATION FUND IS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS
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.
The Funding Guidelines can be downloaded by clicking the link below.
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 email@example.com
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
To access the ACT Health Promotion Grants Program's SmartyGrants webpage go to: acthealth.smartygrants.com.au/