Youth Participation Fund

The Youth Participation Fund seeks to fund youth programs and activities and respond to emerging needs across flood affected communities in the Northern Rivers region of NSW. The fund offers small grants between $75,000 and $150,000 to not-for-profit community organisations to run youth activities that facilitate social connection, community resilience and build youth leadership, particularly in relation to disaster recovery.

It is part of the Resilient Kids program supporting young people aged 8 to 18 who were impacted by the 2022 floods. Applications opened 15 January 2024 and closed 16 February 2024. Successful applicants will be announced after 12 April 2024.

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You can visit our Resilient Kids program page and our Information for Service Providers page to learn more about the program.

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Key dates



Grant application process opens 15 January 2024
Grant application process closes 16 February 2024
Notification of successful applicants 8 March 2024
Notification of unsuccessful applicants 5 April 2024
Public announcement of successful applicants and their activities 15 May 2024



The Resilient Kids program is funded by Healthy North Coast through a grant provided by the Australian Government and delivered in collaboration with Social Futures. For more information about the Resilient Kids Program and the process Healthy North Coast undertook to develop the program, please visit

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