Grants and Scholarships

Deaf Children Australia currently provides the following grants:

Tye Recreation Fund

Established in the 1940s, the Allen and Cecilia Tye Estate is administered for the benefit of deaf and blind Victorians. Part of the income from this Estate is designed to support the recreation of deaf people of all ages. Applications are invited throughout the year from organisations and individuals requiring financial assistance towards the cost of holidays and recreation opportunities for people who are deaf.  To be considered for funding under this Deaf Children Australia Tye Recreation Fund, you are required to prepare a letter with the following details:
•    Name and address details
•    Name, title, telephone and email address of contact person
•    Project name and description (maximum 300 words)
•    Expected outcomes and timelines
•    Who and how many people will benefit from this project
•    Itemised project budget ( including your organisation’s contribution)
•    Amount of funding being sought

Your application should be posted to the attention of the CEO at Deaf Children Australia PO Box 6466 St. Kilda Road, Victoria 8008 or emailed to: officeofceo@deafchildren.org.au

Youth Grants

If you are deaf or hard of hearing and 15 – 23 years old, did you know you can apply for a youth grant of up to $2,500 to help you achieve a personal goal or project? Deaf Children Australia wants to help you dream big!

2018 Youth Grants have now been awarded, and applicants notified. 2019 Youth Grants will reopen early next year. If you have a goal or dream for personal growth or to help the wider community, we look forward to seeing your application for next year. 

Deaf Children Australia’s Youth Grants Program recognises the ideas and achievements of young deaf people from all over Australia and highlights the positive contributions that young deaf people make to society.

Click here for more information on how to apply.

Click here for alternative sources of funding.

For inspiration from our past recipients you can read their stories on the Youth Grants Stories page.

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