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Age-friendly Community Grants Now Open!

The Advancing Queensland: an age-friendly community grants program is now open.  The grants will provide funding for local projects and initiatives to enhance the age-friendliness of communities across Queensland.

Over 3 years from 2017-18, $1 million per annum will be made available through open funding rounds to seed fund community projects involving partnerships between local government, community and other organisations to co-develop, implement and promote innovative age-friendly projects.

Each year, the age-friendly community grants program will focus on 2 to 3 age-friendly domains. The 2017-18 grant round focuses on innovative approaches, responses and solutions to local issues with a specific focus on Transport, Outdoor Spaces and Buildings and Housing domains.

Applications close at 5pm on Friday 16 June 2017.

More information can be found here: www.communities.qld.gov.au/communityservices/seniors/age-friendly-community-grants

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