The Ministry of Youth Development is now accepting 2013 applications for its Youth Fund. It is seeking applications from young people.
The Ministry has regional panels of young people (called the Youth Funding Panel) who will assess applications and make recommendations on which projects should and should not be funded, it’s called a ‘Youth Fund’ for a reason.
If you are a young person, a group of young people, or an organisation that works in partnership with young people and you have a great project idea that young people will benefit from, then have a look at the attached application form. There is no harm in just looking, you never know your project might just be perfect for this.
|What Youth Fund 2013 is for:||Youth Fund 2013 is for:Community projects designed and led by young people (aged 12 – 24) years old that develop Active Youth Citizenship
Community projects designed and led by youth organisations in partnership with young people that develop Active Youth Citizenship
|Youth Fund 2013 criteria:||Projects need to:
|Who can apply?||
Note: Organisations supporting young people or applying for funding need to be a legal entity, e.g. an incorporated society or charitable trust (and registered with the Companies Office).
|How much is available?||The funding available for each project will be between $2,000 and $7,000 (excluding GST)|
|What we cannot fund:||
|How the funding decisions are made?||Funding applications will be read and assessed by a Youth Funding Panel. Youth Funding Panels are young people trained in funding decision-making and supported by the Ministry of Youth Development.If your application meets the criteria for the Fund and the panel requires more information regarding your application, a panel member may contact you.
Youth Funding Panels will make funding recommendations to the Ministry of Youth Development for approval.
|Reporting requirements:||If your application is successful in receiving funding you will need to:
The survey and final electronic report will be supplied by the Ministry. The final electronic report in Excel will include, but is not limited to:
a breakdown of how project funds were spent.
|If you have any questions:||If you have any questions please contact Greg Jones on 04 916 3830.|
|How to apply?||To apply for the fund please read the applicant information, complete the funding application form and email it to:email@example.com. It is preferred that applications are completed and returned electronically.|
|Closing date:||Applications close 4pm on 12 October 2012. Please note that late applications will not be accepted.|
|Application information and form:||Youth Fund 2013 Application InformationYouth Fund 2013 Application Form|