|Funding available to tackle Cyber-bullying
The State Government has provided $500,000 towards initiatives to tackle cyber-bullying. Funding is available for both community organisations and young people to apply.
How Much – grants are available between $500 – $1,500 for young Queenslanders, and $1,500 – $5,000 for community organisations. No co-contributions are needed.
Closing Date – midnight, 23 June 2019.
When – projects must be delivered between 15 August and 15 November 2019.
For more information – visit www.qld.gov.au/tacklecyberbullying
– Must be aged between 10-17
– Can use the grant money to write and record a song with your friends, film a short video, write a book, develop games, create artwork or design an animation with positive messaging … and much more.
– Can work by themselves or part of a group
– Must have the support of a sponsoring organisation (not-for-profit organisation eg P&C, sporting club who is willing to support your initiative and application)
– Must be a not-for-profit legal entity – youth or community organisation such as sporting or cultural organisation or Scouts group, P&F group.
– Can apply for grants of between $1,500 to $5,000 to deliver a wide range of projects and initiatives that aim to tackle cyberbullying, such as:
– organising games, activities and youth programs
– creating information resources, artwork, videos, films, poetry, books, t-shirt designs
– developing computer games, online programs, websites, apps or social media campaigns
– other creative ideas promoting positive relationships that will help tackle cyberbullying
– The initiatives should empower young people aged 10 – 17 years to become positive social leaders/influencers.