An age-friendly community grants program is open to organisation's for local projects and initiatives to enhance the age-friendliness of communities across Queensland.

The Advancing Queensland: an age-friendly community grants program is open to organisations who can display a strong correlation between their project and benefits to the population of older people. Some examples include:

  • community groups
  • local councils
  • non-government organisations
  • research insititutes and universities
  • for-profit organisations within the private sector

Over three years, from 2017-18, $1 million per annum will be made available through open funding rounds to seed fund community projects involving partnerships between local government, community and other organisations to co-develop, implement and promote innovative age-friendly projects.

Each year, the age-friendly community grants program will focus on two to three age-friendly domains. The 2017-18 grant round focuses on innovative approaches, responses and solutions to local issues with a specific focus on transport, outdoor spaces and buildings and housing domains.

Watch this video to find out more.

Applications close at 5pm on Friday 16 June 2017. To find out more go to the website.

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