- Child Protection
- Adoption and Permanent Care
- Family and Early Parenting Support
- Kinship, Foster & Other Care
- Young People
- Care Leavers
- Family Violence
- Sexual Assault
- Youth Justice
Government and community grants available to youth and youth organisations.
Current youth grants are:
- Change It Up
Sparking ideas for change, the Change It Up program helps young people in rural and regional Victoria build their confidence, skills and networks. It supports them to turn their ideas into reality. Through Change It Up, participants (14 to 19 years) attend two-day workshops, facilitated by the Foundation for Young Australians (FYA).
- Rural and Regional Local Government Youth Engagement Program
The Rural and Regional Local Government Youth Engagement Program supports rural and regional local governments to develop youth engagement strategies, activities and solutions that better support young people who are not well represented to participate in community life in rural and regional Victoria.
The Victorian Government provides annual funding of $2.4 million for FReeZA program, with local governments and community organisations receiving grants to deliver up to 15 events over three years, supported by a FReeZA committee made up of young people aged 12 – 25. Each year, these local FReeZA committees plan and stage over 400 events that are attended by more than 130,000 young people across Victoria.
- Be Heard! Community Radio Program
Be Heard! grant program will provide funding up to $5,000 to community radio stations in rural and regional Victoria to increase the participation of young people aged 12-25 in producing and broadcasting radio programs, enabling skills and career pathways to develop.