Funding of up to $15,000 per project is available for local governments and incorporated not-for-profit community organisations to implement age-friendly, active/positive ageing, other seniors-related strategies, and dementia-friendly strategies.
Innovation is encouraged to test new methods of achieving age-friendly and dementia-friendly outcomes within the community. Pilot projects that have not been previously tested within the local government or community are eligible for funding through this program.
Project review and evaluation to assess the effectiveness of achieving project outcomes and to explore project feasibility and sustainability post funding may be included in the application.
The following items are eligible for funding:
- resource materials and publication costs
- equipment and venue hire
- publicity, communications and marketing
- food and non-alcoholic beverages provided for community engagement activities
- project staff and consultants
- intrastate travel
- project evaluation