NSW Grandparents Day

Grants

Applications to the 2018 NSW Grandparents Day grants program funding have closed.

The Grandparents Day event grants program, administered by the Department of Family and Community Services, funds community events that celebrate grandparents and provide opportunities for older people to participate in activities with their families and communities.

The 2018 funding round closed on 15 June 2018 and applications have been assessed - see the full list of successful grant recipients.

About the grants program

There is $200,000 in grant funding available for NSW Grandparents Day events in 2018.

Grant recipients will hold community events that provide opportunities for grandparents and other older people to participate in activities with their families and communities.

Three funding categories were offered:

  • Category one - $100 to $1,000 for small-scale local community events or activities targeted at community organisations and schools.
  • Category two - $1,001 – $5,000 for local community events
  • Category three - $5,001 - $10,000 for large scale community events targeted at local councils in partnership with organisations and groups.

All funded Grandparents Day events will be held within two weeks of NSW Grandparents Day, that is between 15 October – 11 November 2018.

More information about the grants, including terms and conditions, is available in the Grant Guidelines.

Contact

For more information about the event grants, please email grandparentsday@facs.nsw.gov.au or call 9716 2020.