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Individuals, families and carers accessing Therapy Focus services are invited to apply for grants through our GIVE Program.

How does the program work?

GIVE Program funding rounds are held quarterly (4 times a year) with grant packages of $500, $1000, $2500 and $5000 available. The number of packages available each round depends on the amount of funding available each quarter.

Applications are open for 4 weeks each round as outlined in the table below. A committee of Therapy Focus staff assess applications against eligibility criteria and either deem them eligible or request further information from the applicant.

If the number of applications for a grant package exceeds the number available, then applications will be placed into a draw. For example, if 3 x $500 grant packages are available in a round and 5 eligible applications are received, then all 5 applications will go into a draw and the first 3 drawn will be awarded funding.

If the number of applications is less than the number of grant packages available, then the remaining packages will be consolidated to ensure as many applications are funded as possible.

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be deemed eligible an application must:

  1. Benefit a Therapy Focus client (active or waitlisted), their parent or carer
  2. Demonstrate that the requested item(s) will support independence, participation and/or social inclusion of the Therapy Focus client and/or their family.

For more information, view the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

How do I apply?

Therapy Focus clients, their parents, carers, family members, teachers, support workers and therapists can apply to the GIVE Program by completing an application form and submitting it to Therapy Focus within the dates outlined below.

IMPORTANT:

If you require the application in an alternative format, or require assistance to complete the form, please contact us on 1300 135 373 or email give@therapyfocus.org.au.

2017 funding round dates
ROUND 1  CLOSED
 Applications open Monday 6 February 
 Applications close Friday 3 March at 5pm 
 Applicants notified of outcome Week commencing 13 March 
 ROUND 2  CLOSED
 Applications open  Monday 8 May
 Applications close  Friday 2 June
 Applicants notified of outcome  Week commencing 12 June
 ROUND 3  CLOSED
 Applications open Monday 7 August
 Applications close Friday 1 September
 Applicants notified of outcome Week commencing 11 September
ROUND 4 
 Applications open Monday 6 November
 Applications close Friday 1 December
 Applicants notified of outcome Week commencing 18 December

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