Grants for young people

Are you a young Queenslander aged 10 to 25 years with a great idea to help stop cyberbullying in your community?

Put your idea into action and apply for a grant of between $1,000 and $2,000 (excluding GST).

Activities, projects and initiatives must be delivered in Queensland between 1 August 2020 and 31 October 2020 and should:

  • help develop respectful and positive relationships and interpersonal skills
  • be new and innovative in its design and approach
  • focus on outcomes that support long-term changes to how people behave
  • encourage young people who see cyberbullying to speak up and support their friends.

Grant applications close at midnight on 10 May 2020.

How to apply as a young person

Ready to apply? Here's what you need to do:

  1. If you’re under 18 years old, get your parents'/guardian's permission to apply for a grant to put your idea into action.
  2. Find an organisation to be your sponsor. Try asking your school’s Parents and Citizens Association (P&C), a sports club or even a youth club.
  3. Once you have found an organisation that can act as your sponsor, complete the Young Person Application Form (PDF) and talk to them about your idea.
  4. The organisation which has agreed to sponsor your application will submit it online for you.
  5. If your application is successful, the sponsoring organisation will receive the money and use that money to pay for your project. They will also complete the final report for your project with you.

What organisations can sponsor a young person?

All young people applying for a grant must be sponsored by a community organisation. An organisation can sponsor a young person if it is a:

  • not-for-profit, legal entity – community organisations such as sporting or cultural groups, P&C or Parents and Friends (P&F) associations
  • local government entity – such as local councils, or Indigenous councils.

How to sponsor a young person

If your organisation has been approached by a young person with a project idea to be sponsored, and you’re keen to sponsor them, your organisation must: