Participation (Veterans and Seniors) Grants Program

The ACT Government Participation (Veterans and Seniors)  Grants Program provides funding for projects that step up for veterans and  seniors.

The Community Participation Group (CPG) within the  Community Services Directorate (CSD) is pleased to announce that the program is now open with grants  of up to $10,000 each available to eligible Canberra-based veterans, seniors  and community organisations  to apply  online for a share of $80,000.

The aim of the program is to improve the quality of life, social participation  and wellbeing of Canberra’s veterans and seniors. This year priority is being  given to projects that promote inclusiveness of our veterans and seniors,  closes the gap on disadvantage on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Veterans and  Seniors and raises awareness of elder abuse and domestic violence within the  ACT community.

Any  enquiries or questions please call 6207 0555 or email

Applications  open on Friday 1 July 2016 and close 12 noon on Friday 29 July 2016.

You  can find out more by attending an information session on Monday 11 July 2016 from  10.00am to 11.00am at Theo Notaras Multicultural Centre, West Wing Meeting  Room,
Level 2, 180 London Circuit, Civic Square, Canberra City.

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Participation (Veterans and Seniors) Grants

Applications are open.

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