Youth Development Grants

Youth Development Grants aim to support young people within the City of Vincent who are dedicated to addressing key social, economic and environmental issues within our local community.

Through the Youth Development Grants, the City of Vincent wants to:

  • develop the knowledge, confidence and skills of the City’s youth
  • provide opportunities for the City’s youth to learn and develop the tools and skills required to assist them in their future endeavours

Grant applications are assessed and approved by Administration based on funding guidelines and criteria. 

Youth Development Grants up to $1,000 are available in four categories:

  • community and social entrepreneurship (with a focus on initiatives that connect and build communities)
  • environment and sustainability (with a focus on initiatives that benefit the environment and sustainable living at a local level)
  • arts and creative expression (with a focus on initiatives that involve performances and exhibitions within the local community)
  • leadership and personal development (supporting leadership and personal growth skills among young people)

Are you eligible? Read the guidelines and criteria first, then apply by completing our online application.

Grant applications may be submitted year round however, please note that applications for the 2020-2021 financial year will be assessed in 3 funding rounds as follows:

Round 1 - Closing Friday 9 October 2020

Round 2 - Closing Friday 29 January 2021

Round 3 - Closing Friday 23 April 2021

Applications should be submitted in the appropriate round to allow at least 6 weeks between application closing date and your anticipated project commencement date. Late submissions may be accepted at the City’s sole discretion.

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Guidelines and Criteria

Youth Development Grants Application - Online

More Information

Contact our Community Partnerships Team on 9273 6000 or email