Grants of up to $10,000 per project is available for local governments to implement age-friendly and seniors-related strategies that promote active and positive ageing.
Innovation is encouraged to test new methods of achieving age-friendly outcomes within the community. Pilot projects that have not been previously tested within a local government and/or the community are eligible for funding through this program.
Project review and evaluation to assess the effectiveness of achieving project outcomes and to explore project feasibilty and sustainability post funding may be included in the application.
Priority will be given to collaborative projects between two or more local governments to achieve economies of scale and to those local governments that have not previously received funding through this grant program.