Melton City Council Youth Services are keen to support the goals of young people, aged 12-25, within the municipality through the annual Youth Advisory Council (YAC) Grants.
Please read the guidelines to see who is eligible to apply and what the grant will fund.
Grants are available for individuals up to $500 in these categories: Arts, Sports, Social Civic Responsibility, Leadership and Environmental and Sustainability.
Grants are available for community groups/organisations/schools up to $5000 for projects addressing the issues faced by young people.
RECIPIENTS OF THE 2017 YOUTH ADVISORY COUNCIL (YAC) GRANTS WERE:
Leadership and Positive Role Model: Sumnima Baral
Inspiration and Determination: Peter Griffin, Tenee Arnette, Breeanna Scicluna.
Arts: Alexi Prefol, Omolara Bello, Mary Klenkowski, Kayla Fioritti, Alisa Chakik, Gabrielle Anne Medina, Poppe-Simone Sakr, Alana Mae Fioritti, Callum Stock,
Manoj Khadka, Jade-Amanda, Flazon Tabone.
Active Achievement (Sports): Nathan Axiaq, Aidan Falzon, Liam Oakley, Nolan Cockburn, Akira Richardson, Dakota Kapitan, Zachary Gorman, Austin Kakon, Fasil Mengistu, Yelma Mengistu, Solomon Yabio, Yilma Hayelom, Melkamu Hayelom.
2017 YOUTH ADVISORY COUNCIL (YAC) PROJECT GRANTS:
VicSEG Futures – Steady Pulse-the Remix - $3000 arts grant to help involve young people from South Sudanese and other refugee backgrounds from Melton township in a weekly hiphop songwriting, performance and recording project run at Melton Library.
Diggers Rest Junior Football Netball Club - $2000 grant to run an event bringing together the youth within the community and encourage young people to be an active part of the club.
For further information contact Youth Services on 9747 5373 or email email@example.com.