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National Science Week Victoria

Grants

A range of grants are available to individuals and organisations wishing to present events and activities for National Science Week.

Victorian ‘Seed’ Grants

Victorian Seed Grants – Community

Applications have now closed for the 2019 grant round. Stay tuned for announcements in 2020 for grants to support National Science Week 2020 activities.

These grants are designed to support individuals and organisations who wish to run public science events and activities within Victoria during National Science Week.

Typically applicants are able to apply for a minimum of $500 and a maximum of $2000 each (GST free), allowing event-holders to kick start their events and gain further support from host or partner organisations. Please note: the maximum grant amount may change from year to year depending on the funds available. Applications are assessed by the Victorian Coordinating Committee.

Please note: these grants are for public engagement and not available for school events in Science Week (for school activities please refer to the National Science Week School Grants below).

Victorian Seed Grants – Libraries

Applications have now closed for the 2019 grant round. Stay tuned for announcements in 2020 for grants to support National Science Week 2020 activities.

These grants are designed to support libraries who wish to run public science events and activities within Victoria during National Science Week.

Grants are $500 each. Public Library Services may apply for multiple grants, provided separate grant applications are submitted, and the applications are for events occurring at different locations.

Please note: this grant scheme is for public libraries only. Schools wishing to apply for National Science Week funding may apply to the National Science Week School grant scheme. Organisations or individuals (other than public libraries and library staff) should apply to the Victorian Seed Grant – Community scheme even if these organisations or individuals plan to use a library as an event venue.

National Science Week School Grants

Applications have now closed for the 2019 grant round. Stay tuned for announcements in 2020 for grants to support National Science Week 2020 activities.

This grant scheme, managed by the Australian Science Teachers Association, is specifically for schools wishing to gain support to run an event for students during National Science Week.

Visit the National Science Week website for updates regarding these grants, and for more details and resources about the schools’ program.

National Science Week Grants

The 2019 grant round has closed for this scheme.

This grant round typically opens in early September and closes in October for events held the following Science Week.

Managed by the National office, these grants of up to $20,000 per application are available for individuals, community groups, universities, research institutions and other organisations to hold events for the public to participate in science across the country.

Visit the National Science Week website for announcements regarding these grants.

Latest National Science Week grants news and announcements

Contact

Dr Renee Beale
Victorian Science Week Lead
0404 804 384
 [email protected]

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