Funding Assistance – Dukeofed

Funding Assistance

Disadvantaged Youth Project Funding – APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN

The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award – Australia has received funding from the Federal Government to financially support Award Participants who are considered disadvantaged and/or living with a disability. This funding will be provided after an application process as a grant to an Award Unit, should the application be successful.

This grants programme continues to strengthen the Award’s reach and accessibility – substantially increasing the number of Award Participants undertaking and completing an Award.

The Award is seeking to support between 250 and 600 young people to commence and complete the Award every six months with a total support of approximately 2500 young people over a three year period. Applications will be reviewed in funding rounds. Round 7 is now open and closes 15th November 2018. 

Funding is limited and cannot be guaranteed, but all applications will be considered, subject to meeting the eligibility criteria.

There are TWO types of grants available as part of this project, and outlined below:

1) Project Delivery Partners – for groups 

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Project Delivery Partners are Award Units who are successful in receiving a grant for a group of Participants. Award Units that can take on groups – up to 50 Participants – can apply for funding assistance. Funding should cover those Participants for the time it takes them to complete an Award Level. Further funding can be applied for Participants to complete the next level of the Award in later rounds.

The Award will work with both new and existing Award Units and partner organisations in allocating this funding. Established Award Units are especially encouraged to apply in order to enable them to significantly expand their outreach.

Please refer to the Funding Application Guidelines, accessible here, for further information.

The application form is online, accessible here. It can be saved and resumed later.

Queries about your grant application are best directed to your Local Award Office: State or Territory Award Office.

 

2) Award Financial Assistance – for individuals

Award Leaders can apply on behalf of individual Participants requiring financial assistance to participant in the Award. This type of grant is for Award Units where only 1 Participant requires financial assistance.

Please refer to the Funding Application Guidelines, accessible here, for further information.

The application form is online, accessible here. It can be saved and resumed later.

For individuals without an Award Unit or Award Leader, you should contact your Local Award Office: State or Territory Award Office to discuss how to register as a Participant.

 

Funding Progress Report

Award Units that have been granted funding assistance for Participants to undertake The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award are required to provide progress reports so we can meet our Federal Government Funding requirements.

Access the Funding Report HERE