Youth Encouragement Grants

Youth Encouragement Grants provide financial assistance for individuals competing at elite levels, as part of an affiliated state or national event or international activity/event in any of the following categories:

  • sporting events,
  • performing arts,
  • visual arts,
  • science and technology and  
  • other competitive events or activities.

Individual applications can be made for up to $150 towards the costs of competing nationally or $300 towards the costs of competing internationally.

Team applications can be made for up to $250 towards the costs of competing nationally or $500 towards the costs of competing internationally.

A further 20% funding consideration may be made for applicants with a Centrelink issued Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card.

For further information please contact the Grants Officer at community.grants@mornpen.vic.gov.au, ph. 5950 1425 or refer to the guidelines(PDF, 150KB).

Please note: COVID-19 may impact scheduled events.  Funds must be returned if participants do not attend. 

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