Deafness Foundation 2019 Grants Now Open


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    Deafness Foundation have opened financial grant applications for 2019!

    Education Encouragement Awards

    Who do you know that is studying at either Year 11 or 12 level or Post-Secondary studies (University) in 2019?
    Do they have a permanent hearing loss in both ears or are Deaf? Would they benefit from an Education Encouragement Award valued at $2,000 (Secondary) or $3,000 (Post-Secondary)?
    Nominations for the 2019 Education Encouragement Awards are now open and close on 31 October, 2018.
    Nominations may be made by teachers, parents, aides, interpreters, tutors, course coordinators, families or caregivers.

    To learn more about the Education Encouragement Awards or download a nomination form, visit the Deafness Foundation website.

    Financial Grants Program

    Deafness Foundation is currently inviting applications from organisations across Australia for funding for projects that support the deaf and hard of hearing and which address one of the

    Deafness Foundation’s Strategic Priorities:
    1   Expand Foundation’s role in minimizing the incidence of hearing loss;
    2   Enhance awareness of issues for people who are deaf or hard of hearing;
    3   Strengthen and build partnerships and collaborative relationships;
    4   Support people with hearing loss;
    5   Serve Australia wide in all aspects of our operations

    Applications for the 2019 round are currently open and will close on 31 October, 2018.

    To learn more and download project information, visit the Deafness Foundation Financial Grants Program webpage.

    Deafness Forum have also included profiles on some 2018 Grant recipients in their August newsletter. To read about the recipients and grant projects, download the Deafness Foundation newsletter.

    Alongside DCA and Deafness Foundation, many community organisations offer scholarships and grants for children and young people who are deaf or hard of hearing. To see some potential grants available, visit our Alternative Funding page.

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