16 JunChildren’s Week Grants

Posted on 16 Jun 2021

Local Government Councils or eligible not-for-profit organisations, including Early Childhood Education and Care Providers, can apply for grant funding  to contribute to the cost of hosting a Children’s Week activity in 2021.

Children’s Week is a national celebration that recognises the talents, skills, achievements and rights of children. It will run from Saturday 23 October to Sunday 31 October 2021, with thousands of Victorian children taking part in the festivities.

The theme for Children’s Week 2020-21 is ‘Children have the right to choose their friends and safely connect with others’ is inspired by Article 15 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Eligible organisations can apply for a grant of up to $1,000 to contribute to the cost of hosting a Children’s Week activity. The grants program aims to:

– provide children and their families an opportunity to participate in a range of community activities

– engage Victorian families to connect and play together

– provide a financial contribution to support eligible organisations to deliver high-quality events that celebrate the national Children’s Week theme.

More details on suggestions for activities and how to apply for the grant can be found by CLICKING HERE

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