Queensland Child Protection Week Grants and Awards

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To participate in Queensland Child Protection Week, the following Grants and Award nomination options are available:

Regional Grants

Regional Grants of $3,000 (including GST) are available for each of the six regional areas of Queensland. The regions are:

  • Far North Queensland
  • North Queensland
  • Central Queensland
  • North Coast
  • South East
  • South West

Funding submissions must reflect collaboration with a minimum of five other agencies within the region. To be eligible for funding your submission must respond to the selection criteria for the Regional Grants. The funding application form contains further details.

Regional Grant Applications must be received by close of business 20 May 2016

Complete the online Regional Grants Form

Activity Grants

Grants of up to $1000 (inclusive of GST) are available to non-government organisations, community organisations and networks. Successful applicants may receive full or partial grants. The Queensland Child Protection Week Committee encourages applications for events that have been designed to positively support the theme and aims of Child Protection Week.

Thus your local activity will:

  • promote the theme ‘Protecting children is everybody’s business’
  • promote our Key Messages
  • provide people with an opportunity for ongoing involvement in helping prevent abuse and neglect
  • Where possible, link participants to a broad range of information, resources and services already available through government and non-government organisations.

Activity Grant Applications must be received by close of business 20 May 2016

Complete the online Activity Grants Form

Award Nominations:

The annual Queensland Child Protection Awards provide an opportunity to publicly acknowledge the efforts, commitment and unreserved energy of many people who make a significant contribution to our community to prevent child harm and neglect.

It is hoped the awards will inspire others to continue to work towards ensuring the wellbeing of our children.

Categories

Awards are presented to individuals or groups in the following categories:

  • Professional (Non-government) Outstanding contribution to promoting child protection issues in their capacity as a professional working in the child protection (or related) field.
  • Professional (Government) Outstanding contribution to child protection at a practice, policy or service development level within the public service.
  • Volunteer Invaluable contributions to child protection made by volunteers working in government or non-government agencies.
  • Regional Program A program that operates within part of, or across, a region to address some aspect of child protection.
  • Education Initiative Development of an innovative approach, research or resource to promote child protection.
  • Youth Participation Involvement of young people in the planning of a local activity to promote child protection.
  • Media & Communications An article, news story, series, publication, campaign or communications strategy that demonstrates a significant contribution to highlighting child protection issues.
  • Community Initiative Any community operated program, initiative, event or campaign that focuses on enhancing child protection in our communities.
  • Addressing overrepresentation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families, children and young people in the child protection system Outstanding contribution to addressing the overrepresentation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families, children and young people through policy, programs or practice.

NOMINATIONS must be received by close of business 1st June 2016

Complete the 2016 Nomination Form

Should you require any further information please go to www.childprotectionweek.com.au or contact Caitlin King

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