Youth Week Community Grants Program

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Grant funding up to $1000 is offered to local youth services, businesses and organisations to support a range of large and small scale events and activities.


About Youth Week

Youth Week is an opportunity for young people to express their ideas and views, act on issues that affect their lives, and create and enjoy activities and events.

Youth Week aims to provide a platform for young people to connect with friends, develop new skills and have fun by organising a number of community-focused events. Youth Week is also an opportunity to celebrate the strength and achievements of young people in our local community.

Grant guidelines

Campbelltown City Council provides grant funding up to $1000 to local youth services, organisations and businesses towards an event or activity to be held during NSW Youth Week.

Any small events or activations that are proposed must take place within NSW Youth Week dates.

Grant funding can support a range events and activities including:

  • Opportunities for young people to share their views and ideas
  • Provide entertainment for young people
  • Teach young people new skills
  • Introducing young people to a new sport or hobby
  • Showcase the talent of local young people.

General Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicant must provide current Working with Children Check number
  • Be a resident of, or located in the Campbelltown LGA and/or principally providing services to the residents of Campbelltown; and
  • All applicants, including; Local Organisations, Youth Services and Local Businesses (for-profit OR not-for-profit) must demonstrate how their activity/event provides a positive social outcome for young people in Campbelltown. This must be outline in both grant application and acquittal
  • Acquit any previous Council grants, sponsorships or donations; and
  • Include all required supporting documentation with their application.

Grant Categories

In 2023, there were two categories of Youth Week Funding available, with each offering up to $1000 of funding to successful projects.

Category 1: Youth General

This category of funding is for eligible projects which deliver general events, activities or activations targeted for young people. The event can be centred around a range of themes (for e.g. art, food, performance, sport, workshops etc.)

Category 2: Youth Live Music

This category of funding is for eligible projects which deliver an event or activity that provides opportunities for young people to perform or build skills relating to live music (for e.g. youth music performances, recording studio workshops, instrument tuition workshops etc.)

How to apply

Grants for 2024 Youth Week will be announced early 2024.

Submissions currently closed: Applications are not currently open for 2024 Youth Week. 

All Council Grants are governed by the Grants, Sponsorship and Donations Policy(PDF, 111KB)