2020 Grants - will open in March 2020

Regional Grant

Regional Grants of $5,000 (including GST) are available for each of the five regional areas of Queensland.

The regions are:

  • Moreton
  • North Queensland
  • Central Queensland
  • South East
  • South West

Funding submissions must reflect collaboration with a minimum of five other agencies within the region. To be eligible for funding your submission must respond to the selection criteria for the Regional Grants. The funding application form contains further details. Grant applications close 17 May 2019...2019 GRANTS NOW CLOSED

Activity Grant

Grants of up to $1000 (inclusive of GST) are available to non-government organisations, community organisations and networks. Successful applicants may receive full or partial grants. The Queensland Child Protection Week Committee encourages applications for events that have been designed to positively support the theme and aims of Child Protection Week.

Thus your local activity will:

  • promote the theme ‘Protecting children is everybody’s business’
  • promote our Key Messages
  • provide people with an opportunity for ongoing involvement in helping prevent abuse and neglect
  • where possible, link participants to a broad range of information, resources and services already available through government and non-government organisations. Grant applications close 17 May 2019....GRANTS NOW CLOSED FOR 2019

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Engagement Grant

The Queensland Child Protection Week Committee is pleased to announce the introduction of the Queensland Child Protection Week – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Engagement Grant.

Not for profit groups operating in Queensland can apply for the one off grant payment of $5,000 through the QCPW Committee. This grant will be awarded to a not-for-profit community group to enhance and promote child protection messages within Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

To be eligible for funding your submission must respond to the selection criteria outlined below.

  1. Facilitate an event across multiple locations that promotes the theme Protecting Children is Everybody’s Business and reflects the interests and diversity of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community;
  2. The event/activity must be completed within Child Protection Week 1 - 7 September 2019.
  3. Raise awareness of child abuse and neglect as an issue within Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
  4. Promote local services available to support children and families who have experienced child abuse and neglect, or are at risk
  5. Equip individuals and communities with knowledge and skills to understand child abuse and neglect and empower them to take action
  6. Funding submissions must reflect collaboration with other agencies across multiple regional locations (minimum 5 organisations required)
  7. The lead organisation applying for the grant should be an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisation
  8. Application due date 17 May 2019

Lodgement
Please complete the online application forms and submit. Notification of grant outcomes will be issued early July 2019. GRANTS NOW CLOSED FOR 2019.

Eligibility & Examples

Examples of organisations eligible for funding under the Child Protection Week Grants include:

  • Non-Government Organisations, Neighbourhood Centres, Childcare Centres, Womens Centres, Parents and Friends/Citizens/ Associations, Police Citizens Youth Clubs, Community Playgroups, Youth Centres.
  • Organisations can only submit one application per funding round for any one location
  • Applications for funding will be considered for new and separate activities/events of existing projects

Examples of organisations ineligible for funding under Child Protection Week Grants are:

  • Government organisations (e.g Department of Education Training and the Arts, Queensland Health), Local Government authorities (e.g. City Councils).
  • Organisations applying for funding for a project that already has funding from another source.
  • Organisations having a previous Child Protection Week Activity Grant that has reached the acquittal stage, but have not provided a satisfactory performance report.
  • The following activities do not fall under child protection and are not eligible for grants (bullying, water safety, car safety, cyber bullying)

Examples of events previously held:

Family Fun Days with information on local services to support children and families who have experienced abuse and neglect, or are at risk

Education sessions providing information on child abuse and neglect services provided directly to children and families

Art exhibitions showcasing works which capture the theme Protecting Children is Everybodys Business

Professional development sessions for those working in the Child Protection sector (excludes mandatory training)

Family movie events with stands providing information on local child protection services

Educational safety sessions targeted at keeping Children and Young People safe online (excludes cyber bullying)

Community Events which promote Child Protection Week Key Messages

Lodgement

Please complete the online application forms and submit. Notification of grant outcomes will be issued early July 2019. No late applications will be accepted. For more information regarding Activity or Regional Grants, or for assistance in completing your application, Contact us

Regional, Activity and ATSI Grant applications close 17 May 2019