What is COMPACT? COMPACT stands for Community, in Partnership, taking Action to safeguard Australia’s peaceful and harmonious way of life against extremist hate, violence, fear and division.
What is a COMPACT grant? 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). More information is available at http://multicultural.nsw.gov.au/communities/compact/
How do I apply?Multicultural NSW accepts grants applications an online grant application service. See to start an application or to found out more about the service: https://multiculturalnsw.smartygrants.com.au/newpartnership
When do applications close? Applications now close Friday 24 August 2018 at 5pm.
Where can I find more information?Please visit the Multicultural NSW website for more information or call the Multicultural NSW Grants Officer on 02 8255 6779.http://multicultural.nsw.gov.au/communities/compact/
Who is eligible?The host organisation must be a non-profit sharing organisation. Named partner organisations may be profit sharing if they are make cash or in-kind contribution to the project. This is to be indicated in the project budget. Named partners must have agreed in writing to be a partner in the project.
Are regional applicants eligible?Yes! Engaging young people in regional NSW is a COMPACT priority area. We encourage regional partnership grant applications.
What is the COMPACT Alliance? COMPACT supports an alliance of community partners who are committed to addressing and resolving community issues and tensions. Current membership of the COMPACT Alliance consists of 37 existing partnership organisations, including the existing 14 funded host organisations and a further 23 partner organisations.
What are COMPACT partnership grants valued at?Partnership projects are valued between $50,000 and $150,000 annually for up to two years.
What is a COMPACT partnership?COMPACT is based on a partnership model. All proposals must specify the host organisation and named partner organisations. All partners must have agreed in writing to be a part of the project prior to submitting an application.
What does a successful grant application have to demonstrate?Applications must:
What are the COMPACT priorities? To bring fresh perspectives and experiences into the COMPACT Alliance, this new round of COMPACT partnerships especially encourages new applications for partnership projects that:
What are the COMPACT youth engagement categories? COMPACT partnership projects will address one or more of the following youth engagement categories:
What activities are excluded? The following activities are excluded from receiving funding through a COMPACT Partnership Grant:
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