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Application for 2019 NSW Seniors Festival grants program – Deadline extended to 11:59pm, 14th August 2018
August 9, 2018 @ 12:00 am - August 14, 2018 @ 12:00 am
NSW Seniors Festival Grants
Application for 2019 NSW Seniors Festival grants program are now open.
We are inviting local organisations and councils across the state to apply for a 2019 NSW Seniors Festival grant.
Applications are now open and will close at 11.59pm on Friday 10 August 2018.
The Grants Program provides $200,000 in seed funding to organisations and councils to run local festival events and activities that provide opportunities for people over 60 to remain active, healthy, engaged and contributing to their local communities.
Three funding categories are available to distribute $200,000 across the state:
- Category 1: Up to $1,000 for small-scale local community events and activities.
- Category 2: $1,001 – $5,000 for larger local community events and activities.
- Category 3: $5,001 – $10,000 for large scale community and regional events and activities.
Who can apply?
Category 1 and 2 grants are open to all not-for-profit and charitable organisations, public companies limited by guarantee and local government authorities based in NSW.
Category 3 funding is available to local government organisations only.
For more information, including assessment criteria and Terms and Conditions, please view the 2019 Grants Program Guidelines.
How to apply
Applications are now open and close at 11.59pm on Friday 10 August.
Applications to all three grant categories must be submitted online via the SmartyGrants portal.
To apply for Category 1 and 2 grants visit:
To apply for a Category 3 grant visit:
In 2019 we will celebrate the Festival from Wednesday 13 February – Sunday 24 February 2019
For more information about the Grants Program, please email NSWSeniorsFestival@facs.nsw.gov.au.