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The City of Marion is committed to working with young people and the community to make the region a positive and inclusive place for young people to live, work, play and connect.
We celebrate diversity and individually and ensure all projects, events, grants and partnerships are inclusive for all young people including people of various gender, age, sexuality, cultural backgrounds, religious beliefs and those living with disability.
The Youth Development Grants are designed to support eligible groups and organisations to deliver exciting, well-managed and relevant activities and programs whilst strengthening connections for young people 12-25 years in our community.
The grants can assist youth organisations and services to identify projects that they feel meet a local need, utilising their experience, expertise and existing connections in the City of Marion. The Youth Development Grants will contribute to providing positive opportunities in a strong, connected and inclusive community.
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The Youth Achievement Grants are now open! All young people 24 years and under are eligible to apply.
What is the Youth Achievement Grants Program?
The purpose of the Youth Achievement Grants is to encourage young people who have achieved outstanding results in their chosen field. The aim of the grants program is to award financial assistance to support young people achieving their individual goals. Grants are available for young people who are residents of the City of Marion, under the following categories but not limited to: Education and Academic Performance ,Youth Leadership eg: Youth Parliament, Youth Forums, The Arts eg: Creative, Visual and Performing, Sport and Recreation eg: State and National Competitions, Community and Culture, Technology and Innovation, Environmental Sustainability.
We’ve recently doubled the funding available and applicants are eligible for
$200 - state level representation or equivalent in your chosen field
$400 - national level representation or equivalent in your chosen field
Find out more - Grants, donations and sponsorship
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