Grants, Scholarships and Awards across the Directorate
There are a number of grants, scholarships and awards available through the Community Services Directorate.
Information on how to apply and contact details for further information can be found within each of the below areas.
Disability Inclusion Grant
International Day of People with Disability (I-Day) Grant
Chief Minister's Inclusion Award
CLOSES: 23 September 2019
The Chief Minister’s Inclusion Awards (CMIAs) nominations are now open!
The CMIAs provide acknowledgement of the outstanding achievements of businesses, organisations and individuals who have demonstrated their commitment to encourage, welcome and support people with disability in their workplace, business and community. Nominations close 5pm Monday 23 September 2019.
The awards will be announced at a gala night at the Great Hall, Parliament House on Thursday 5 December 2019, from 6.30pm-10.30pm.
Tenant Participation Grant
CLOSES: 23 September 2019
For more information on grants and awards for women please email email@example.com or phone 6205 2885.
ACT Violence Prevention Award
Participation (Women's) Grant
Women's Safety Grant
Audrey Fagan Young Women's Enrichment Grant
CLOSES: 5pm Monday 19 August 2019
The Audrey Fagan Young Women’s Enrichment Grants program provides young women between the ages of 12 and 18 with an opportunity to realise their dreams with a mentor by awarding one-off grants of up to $2,000.
Women's Return to Work Grant
The ACT Women's Return to Work Grants Program is an ACT Government initiative providing women returning to the paid workforce with financial assistance, information and resources to assist them to reach this goal.
Individual grants of up to $1,000 are available to women who have been absent from the workforce for more than 12 months due to caring responsibilities, and who meet the program criteria.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or
Phone: 02 6205 2885
This grants program highlights and promotes community participation, cultural diversity, and inclusion in the ACT.
Eligible organisations may apply for funding under three categories:
- Community radio stations and multicultural community broadcasters; and
- Multicultural community participation, social harmony and inclusion initiatives.
For more information telephone 6205 3883.
Multicultural Participation Grant
Participation (National Multicultural Festival) Grant Program
Honorary Ambassador Program
Further information about the Youth Grants and Scholarships please call (02) 6207 0310 or email email@example.com
Youth InterACT Scholarship
The Youth InterACT Scholarships provide funding of up to $500 for individuals, or $1500 for groups of young people to participate in an activity, event or program. This may include sporting events, conferences, courses and training that enhance personal or career development.
Applications are assessed by a Scholarship Committee in the last two weeks of every month. This excludes the period of Friday, 15 December to Monday, 15 January, where applications will not be accepted or assessed.
Applications will need to be received by the 14th of each month, to be considered in that month’s round. Applications received on the 15th or later of a given month, will be considered in the next month’s round.
Youth InterACT Grant
Youth Week Grant
Young Canberra Citizen of the Year Award