The ACT Children’s Week Committee offers small seeding Grants to assist in organising your Children’s Week-related activity. Applicants do not need to be incorporated or associated bodies or affiliated with such organisations. Applicants do not need to have an ABN.
Online applications open 1st July
Closing date – 17th SEPTEMBER 2023. Entries received after this date will not be considered.
Receipt of applications will be acknowledged by automated email to the Contact Person indicated on the application.
NB: If you do not receive an immediate email acknowledgement, please TRY AGAIN and email us at email@example.com
Successful grant applications will be notified by 29 September 2023.
PLEASE NOTE: When promoting your event, please acknowledge that your activity is a CHILDREN’S WEEK EVENT.
The eligible period for events in 2023 will be the week prior to Children’s Week through to the week after: Saturday 14 October – Sunday 5 November
Grant applications can also be submitted for virtual events to celebrate Children’s Week if your organisation is not able to hold in-person events.
Criteria for Grant Applications
Intergenerational activities and events
ACT Children’s Week encourages applications with a focus on grandparent and intergenerational activities (such as seniors helping with school activities, or child care centres visiting local aged care homes etc).
STEM-related activities and events
ACT Children’s Week is partnered with the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) ACT Section.
IEEE is an international organisation whose purpose is to promote and support the development of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) among children from a very young age. The ACT Section runs professional development programs, seminars, activities and events for students, young professionals, women in engineering, life members and professionals throughout the year. Their STEM outreach arm promotes STEM in schools and especially among girls.
IEEE will provide funding to sponsor Children’s Week community- or school-based activities or events which focus on STEM.
Applications for grants in this category are welcomed and encouraged, and should describe how the STEM theme is being addressed.
Grant recipients will be required to provide a brief report on your activity, including attendance numbers, which may be used for promotional purposes. Photographs, if appropriate, would also be welcomed.
Applications for 2023 open 1st July