Grants for young people

You can apply to the Northern Territory Government for funding for events or projects that engage young Territorians aged 12 to 25.

Grants of up to $3000 are available for individuals, community groups, organisations and businesses.

Funding can be used for purposes including:

  • drug and alcohol-free entertainment
  • youth development programs
  • leadership programs.

The Office of Youth Affairs manages youth grants. Go to the Youth NT website to find out more about grant programs, including who can apply and how to apply.

You can also email oya@nt.gov.au or phone (08) 8999 3862 or 1800 652 736 (free call).

Youth Vibe Holiday grants

If you have an idea for an initiative that benefits people aged 12 to 25 years, you can apply for a Youth Vibe Holiday Grant of up to $2000.

The program helps young Territorians participate in youth initiated events and skill development programs during the June/July and December/January holiday periods.

Individuals, community groups, organisations and businesses can apply.

Go to the Youth NT website to find out if you can apply, read about the grant program guidelines, application closing dates and to download an application form. You can also email oya@nt.gov.au or phone (08) 8999 3862.

Quick response grants for young people

If you are a young person aged 12 to 25 you can apply for a Quick Response Grant to help you access youth events and skill development programs throughout the year.

Individuals can apply for a one-off $500 grant. Organisations can apply for up to $2000 each financial year.

Go to the Youth NT website to find out if you can apply, read the grant program guidelines and download an application form. You can also email oya@nt.gov.au or phone (08) 8999 3862.

National Youth Week grants

National Youth Week (NYW) is held in April each year. It is the Northern Territory’s largest celebration of youth and provides a range of activities and events targeting 12 to 25 year olds.

You can apply for funding to help with running Northern Territory-based activities during the ten-day celebration. Individuals can apply for a grant of up to $500. Organisations can apply for a grant of up to $3000.

Go to the Youth NT website to find out if your project is eligible, read grant program guidelines and to download an application form. You can also email oya@nt.gov.au or phone (08) 8999 3862.

Other ways to get involved in National Youth Week

Go to the Youth NT website for other opportunities to get involved in NYW, including volunteering, sponsorship and presenting events as part of the published NYW program.

Last updated: 27 June 2017