Youth Mental Health & Wellbeing Grant

Youth Mental Health & Wellbeing Grant

This grant aligns with the Foundation’s key impact area of Youth Success.

The primary purpose of the grant is to support local community-led projects within Murrindindi Shire that:

  • Improve mental health and mental wellbeing outcomes of young people in the community.
  • Support young people to meaningfully connect in their local community for improved mental health and mental wellbeing outcomes.

Foundation Murrindindi’s definition of youth is 0-24 years of age.

Grants of up to $5,000 are available for individual projects.

Applications are sought for projects that: 

  • Improving access for youth to mental or physical health support.
  • Developing the knowledge, confidence and skills that young people need to be actively involved in community life and to respond to issues impacting on their lives.
  • Build resilience and support wellbeing.

The Youth Mental Health & Wellbeing grant program is open from 18 March until 21 April 2024.

How to apply

The application process is managed online through a system called Smarty Grants. You can access the grant application form click here.

Before you commence the application process, please our Executive Officer Robyn Hill on 0488 007 688  to discuss your proposal before you submit an application.

Before you submit your application: 

1. Please read the Youth Mental Health & Wellbeing Grant fact sheet.
2. Read the Smarty Grants Help Guide for Applicants.
3. Read the Fact Sheet – Budgets and GST

As an independent and embedded community organisation, our reputation and voice, like our grantmaking, is a tool we can use to create impact in our region. We make grants to support local projects and also bring together and work collaboratively with community groups to increase community capacity and support the growth of this fantastic region.