Children and Youth Grants Program

The Beautiful Bunch –

Applications for our Children and Youth Grant and Small Children and Youth Grant have now CLOSED.

Applicants will be advised of an outcome in late November 2023.

Find out more about our grant guidelines and eligibility criteria before making sure you are eligible to apply.

The application budget template is available to download .

The aim of the Jack Brockhoff Children and Youth Grants Program is to support projects and programs that will have a positive impact on improving outcomes for children and young people, wherever they may live in Victoria, who are at risk or vulnerable.

All prospective applicants should contact the Foundation at or 03 9006 1765 to discuss their funding need prior to submitting an application.

Children & Youth Grant
Grants from $10,000 to $50,000 for 1 year.

The Foundation is seeking applications in two key areas of interest:

    1. Addressing Youth Homelessness – with a focus on Young people (aged 8 to 25) at risk of homelessness
    2. Pathways to Employment – with a focus on supporting young people experiencing disadvantage (aged 15 – 25 years) to find suitable pathways to employment

Preference is given to applications that focus on:

  • Prevention and early intervention
  • Programs or projects that have the potential or capacity to continue once the funding of the Foundation has come to an end
  • Programs that can display support from the community and that have an involvement of volunteers.

Small Children & Youth Grants
The Foundation is also offering small grants (up to $10,000), under any of the key focus areas above, to provide funding for items including: infrastructure, software, brokerage, equipment, training and costs associated with encouraging and maintaining volunteers. Preference in both the Children & Youth and Small Grants programs is given to applications which are:

  • Seeking funding for a new idea or approach to achieving positive social change in the areas described above
  • Enjoy good community support and involvement, particularly of volunteers
  • Are focused on clear, positive outcomes for people experiencing financial or social disadvantage
  • Demonstrate a good understanding and knowledge of the people the project/ program hopes to assist; and
  • Have a plan for financial sustainability