National Youth Week

National Youth Week funding

National Youth Week, Friday 31 March to Sunday 9 April 2017, is a celebration of youth and the contribution young people have in our community.

Lake Macquarie City Council will support a number of National Youth Week events across the City, which aim to give local young people a platform to express their ideas and views, act on issues that affect their lives, and, importantly, enjoy themselves.

Who can apply for funds

Any non-profit organisation who is incorporated, or auspiced by an incorporated organisation to fund National Youth Week 2017 activities or events.

How much money is available

Limited grants up to $1000 are available.

What types of events or activities can receive funding

The event must occur within the Lake Macquarie Local Government Area during National Youth Week, Friday 31 March to Sunday 9 April 2017 and be for young people aged 12-24 years.

Applications must must clearly show how the aim and objectives of Youth Week and the Lake Macquarie Youth Strategy 2014-2019 will be met, as outlined in the application guidelines.

Young people must be involved in the planning, implementation and evaluation of the events or activities, as outlined in the application guidelines.

When are funds made available

Grant applications will open Monday 7 November 2016 and close 5pm Friday 16 December 2016.

How are the applications accessed

The Youth Week Committee will assess the applications and allocate funding. Applications that do not adhere to the funding criteria and do not address the questions will not be accepted.

How do I apply

Complete the application form and email it to If you are unable to send it electronically, please post it to Community Planner Youth and Safer Communities, Lake Macquarie City Council, PO Box 1906, Hunter Regional Mail Centre, NSW, 2310.

For further information please contact us on 02 4921 0333.

Visit the National Youth Week website for more details.








Page last updated: 10 November 2016