The NSW Government through Multicultural NSW is inviting proposals for new COMPACT partnership projects valued from $50,000 to $150,000 per year for up to two years.
COMPACT supports partnerships and collaboration between community, non government, youth sports, arts/media, educational organisations and the private sector by providing grant funding for innovative, evidence-based community projects.
Successful applications will bring together partners or consortia with the demonstrated experience, expertise and capacity to engage and effect positive change in young people (female and male young people aged between 12-30), families and communities within a community resilience and conflict resolution frame.
Applications are now closed.
Find out more about the COMPACT Program.
New COMPACT Partnership Priorities
To bring fresh perspectives and experiences to the COMPACT Alliance, this new round of COMPACT partnerships especially encourages new applications for partnership projects that:
Youth Engagement Categories
COMPACT partnership projects will address one or more of the following youth engagement categories:
Creative communicators: includes creative methods to produce and disseminate positive, credible messages that inspire young people to be champions for community harmony through art, music, writing, public speaking, performance or dance.
Skills & enterprise: includes innovative methods to harness the entrepreneurial spirit and social conscience of young people through engagement with business and social enterprise.
Critical thinkers & problem solvers: includes methods to educate, raise awareness, facilitate dialogue, enhance critical thinking, identify, monitor and reduce or resolve community conflict or tension.
Families & intergenerational engagement: includes methods to engage and support young people, parents and families, address issues of intergenerational conflict, and build resilience at the family level.
Volunteers & humanitarians: includes methods to engage young people in volunteering, civic activities, charity and local and/or international humanitarian work with a clear benefit to local communities.
Sports for social cohesion: includes methods to engage young people, break down barriers, reinforce positive messages, and create support networks, mentoring opportunities and positive role models.
To be eligible for a COMPACT Grant, proposals must:
A successful COMPACT Partnership grant application must:
The following activities are excluded from receiving funding through a COMPACT Partnership Grant:
How Do I Apply?
The purpose of your application is to provide Multicultural NSW with sufficient information to gain a clear understanding of your project, its purpose and the projected outcomes and benefits. Please ensure you fill in every section and supply all the requested information.
COMPACT partnership grant applications must be submitted online. Online applications must be accompanied by scanned signed declarations.
For more information, take a look at the COMPACT Grants Information Booklets.
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