- Family and Early Parenting Support
- Child Protection
- Kinship, Foster & Other Care
- Adoption and Permanent Care
- Care Leavers
- Family Violence
- Sexual Assault
- Young People
- Youth Justice
Government and community grants available to youth and youth organisations.
The Foundation for Young Australians
The Foundation for Young Australians is an independent national grant-making organisation, funding and working in partnership with youth-led initiatives which aim to positively contribute to young people and their communities.
Current youth grants are:
- Local Government Youth Inclusion Grants 2012-2013
The Local Government Youth Inclusion Grants are a component of the Governmentís Shape It! Strategy and will be provided to rural and regional councils to establish and expand the youth advisory mechanisms in their local area.
- State Government Grant Tips
The Victorian Government through the Community Support Fund and the Department for Planning and Community Development has developed some tips on successful grant applications.
- Alexander Rushall Charitable Fund
Income from the Alexander Rushall scholarships Fund is awarded at the sole discretion of the Trustees, to students in Victoria who have shown academic excellence, involvement in school and community activities and are in financial need.
- Alfred Felton Bequest
The Alfred Felton Bequest provides funds for charitable purposes in Victoria, with a primary focus on the physical and emotional health of women and children, particularly those in rural areas and urban areas of disadvantage.
- Camp Mallana Trust
Camp Mallana Trust provides camping for disadvantaged individuals through free use of sites for organisations to run their own programs.
- DAFF Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Funding source
Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry The Australian Government's Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry aims to encourage people between the ages of 18 and 35 years to use science, technology and innovation to advance the future of agriculture, fisheries, forestry, food and natural resource management industries.
- Education Foundation grant
The Education Foundation is an independent, volunteer-supported, not-for-profit organisation that is committed to the philosophical and practical support of a strong, innovative public education. The Foundation now works in alliance with the Foundation for Young Australians.
- Dafydd Lewis Trust
The Dafydd Lewis Trust provides scholarships for boys for full time degree excluding arts, music, theology and education at any Victorian University.
- Flora and Frank Leith Charitable Trust
The Flora and Frank Leith Charitable Trust supports organisations or funds which are public charities, with particular emphasis on youth.
- Foundation Boroondara grant
Foundation Boroondara aims to assist community development as well as provide community leadership.
- Grosvenor Foundation grant
The Grosvenor Foundation's purpose is to provide assistance to the socially disadvantaged through grants to charitable organisations that assist persons living in Victoria and/or regional/rural Australia.
- Jack Brockhoff Foundation grant
The Jack Brockhoff Foundation provides money, property and benefits to organisations who are not-for-profit and are not generally eligible for assistance from the government.
- Lord Mayor's Charitable Fund
The Lord Mayor's Charitable Fund (established 1923) provides direct financial and other support to public hospitals and charities serving the Melbourne metropolitan area.
- Marian and E H Flack Trust
The Marian and E H Flack Trust supports institutions conducting medical research and those providing welfare, social/family support and aged care.
- Mary Jane Lewis Scholarship Foundation
The Mary Jane Lewis Scholarship Foundation provides scholarships for girls and boys for full time degree courses at the University of Melbourne.
- Newsboys Foundation grant
The Newsboys Foundation aims to support projects within Victoria, of benefit to school age children and youth, through grants to youth clubs, incorporated community based organisations and agencies providing activities, care and support services for young people, and in particular the disadvantaged in the community.
- Tomorrow: Today A Foundation for Rural Community Development
The Tomorrow: Today Fundation's purpose is to enable the people of Benalla to create a stronger, more resilient and prosperous rural community.
- Uncle Bob's Club grant
The Uncle Bob's Club is a charitable organisation raising funds for sick and handicapped children throughout Victoria.
- United Way Ballarat Community Fund
United Way Ballarat's purpose is to support the work of organisations serving the health and welfare of residents of the Ballarat region. Funding is allocated on the basis of proven need, with consideration given to the demand for services, the effectiveness of delivery of those services, and the degree of overlap with other services.
- United Way Geelong grant
United Way Geelong is a non-profit agency committed to raising funds to support the health and welfare of residents of the Geelong region.