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Project Title
Project Description
Funding
Bay & Basin Community Resources Youthmoves – Inspire. Create. Lead. Youthmoves will provide its participants with the required training to successfully organise and host a series of local community events. $48,330
Beyond Empathy stART Moree stART Moree is a youth-driven, locally inspired music and performance event. Participants will be mentored by professional artists and gain skills in public performance and event management. $50,000
Blacktown City Council The Dawson 5 Experience The Dawson 5 Experience is a youth-driven initiative designed to explore memorable employment opportunities. Participants will run pop up social enterprises in a community space to build social capacity and employability. $50,000
Big Yellow Umbrella
(previously known as: Camden Community Connections)
Can’t Touch This Can’t Touch This is a domestic, family violence and sexual assault prevention project targeted at school students between the ages of 15 and 17 years. The project will educate and empower young people to speak up about domestic violence in their school and their community. $24,700
City of Lithgow Council Future Finders Future Finders is a leadership skills development project. Participants will develop employment interests, capabilities and skills through business and leadership workshops, employment and education taster sessions and a Youth Leadership Forum. $48,000
Clarence Valley Council Clarence Valley Youth Connected Clarence Youth Action is a group of regional young people who will organise regular workshops, events and activities to engage with the broader community. $42,700
Coomealla Health Aboriginal Corporation The LifeReady Project The LifeReady project will see Aboriginal young people better equipped with tools and skills to be ready for life as an adult. $48,000
Fairfield City Council Choose Life (Skills) The Choose Life (Skills) project will empower young people to possess the valuable life skills required after high school. This project will work in partnership with key services across the Fairfield LGA to provide fun, interactive activities that develop essential living skills, increase employability and build confidence. $50,000
Federation Council Federation Youth Council This project aims to establish the Federation Youth Council, which will act as a consultative body to the Federation Council. It will provide a voice for young people, focus on addressing youth issues and deliver youth-led and driven initiatives. $25,480
Gudjagang Ngara li-dhi Aboriginal Corporation The Barudir Project (Butterfly Project) The Barudir Project is akin to initiation, a passageway, a transformation – it will invite young people to participate in developing projects that have a youth leadership focus and address contemporary issues for Aboriginal young people. $50,000
House With No Steps House Force The House Force project will develop a skilled volunteer workforce. Young people with disabilities will gain the required skills and experience to secure paid employment. $43,369
Illawarra Local Aboriginal Land Council Illawarra Aboriginal Youth Advisory Council The development of the Illawarra Aboriginal Youth Advisory Council will provide Aboriginal youth a platform to be heard and opportunities to practice leadership in the area covered by the Illawarra Local Aboriginal Land Council. $50,000
Inverell Shire Council It Starts with Me – Building Youth Opportunities in Inverell The It Starts with Me project will engage young people in activities designed by local youth for local youth. The project will include a careers expo, workshops to build skills, inclusive community events and the creation of a directory of youth opportunities in Inverell. $50,000
Kempsey Shire Council Macleay Youth Live! Macleay Youth Live! is a youth-led project which will run events and creative workshops to enhance education, employment and social opportunities for young people in the Macleay. The program will mentor a core youth crew to deliver events and arts activities for young people. $26,000
Mid Mountains Neighbourhood Centre Blue Mountains Youth Fest The Blue Mountains Youth Fest is a community festival to be planned and implemented by young people. The event will showcase local youth activities and talent. $19,950
Mosman Municipal Council Food, Recreation, Education, Society & Health (F.R.E.S.H.) F.R.E.S.H (Food, Recreation, Education, Society and Health) is a youth-led initiative designed to support young people to develop practical skills in cooking alongside developing knowledge around healthy eating and nutrition. $8,273
Mt Druitt Ethnic Communities Agency AusTalent AusTalent is a performance showcase designed and coordinated by young people with migrant and refugee backgrounds. Young people engaged in this project will develop leadership and management skills. Participants will also work with peak industry bodies for the purpose of artistic development. $50,000
Musicians Making a Difference The Street Poets The Street Poets project is a youth-driven spoken word poetry initiative investing in the professional and creative development of young people. Participants will be mentored to produce a spoken word album and tour a live show with the message of hope and positivity. $49,960
Northern Beaches Council Storybook Doors Storybook Doors is a street art project developed and delivered by young people in partnership with the Northern Beaches Library, professional artists, local businesses and the community. $48,200
Prosper (Project Australia) Feel Good Food The Feel Good Food project is a social enterprise providing disadvantaged youth (particularly targeting young parents) with training, employment, networks, and skill development opportunities via the delivery of food stalls at community events. The Feel Good Food profits will employ young people to run stalls, deliver youth employment services, and workshops to young parents. $31,910
Queanbeyan Multilingual Centre Growing Up In Rural NSW – Hints from Multicultural Youth The Growing Up In Rural NSW project has arisen from consultations with multicultural youth who have identified a keenness to help others overcome the challenges they found in settling in and growing up in rural NSW. $24,800
Rap 4 Change Rap 4 Change Youth Album and Launch Event The Rap 4 Change project will see young people create their own music tracks to put onto their own album. Participants will organise and coordinate a launch event for their album in their local community. $50,000
Ryde Regional Radio Co-operative Youth Radio Training Course The Youth Radio project provides training for young people wishing to get a start in radio and the arts. It will provide an avenue for comprehensive training in radio presentation. Participants will also have the opportunity to participate in the Radio Station’s Youth Jukebox program. $3,740
Scarf Incorporated Let’s Lead – Leadership through Engagement & Appreciation of Diversity Let’s Lead is a leadership project for culturally diverse young people, particularly refugee young people. The project will offer opportunities for personal development, cross-cultural learning and community engagement in an environment that values diversity and acknowledges their lived experience. $35,700
Snowy Monaro Regional Council Snowy Monaro Youth Leadership Project The Snowy Monaro Youth Leadership project will support and empower young people to reach their full potential, positioning them as agents for change in our local community through the establishment of a Regional Youth Council. $28,000
Sydney Writers’ Festival Young Adults Program at Riverside Theatre The Young Adults Program will engage youth curators from across Western Sydney and mix them with notable international guests and interstate young authors. The project will also see the establishment of a Youth Advisory Group. $42,000
Twenty10 We Heart Art We Heart Art is a series of creative workshops and gallery visits for LGBTIQA young people, led by leading industry artists and professionals that will culminate in an art exhibition. The workshops will take place at Twenty10, Chippendale and the exhibition at a local artist run initiative called 107 Projects in Redfern. $30,000
Weave Youth & Community Services Weave Youth Leadership Program The Weave Youth Leadership program engages young people in active community participation as a pathway to education and career development. $50,000
Western Plains Regional Development Staging the Drama – Behind the Scenes Staging the Drama will provide young people with the skills required to create an artistic production. Professional mentors and trainers will be engaged to conduct this training. These skills will include the technical and administrative roles needed to take productions from workshop to the stage. $16,400
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