As part of the Be Connected program, there are a range of grants available to community organisations in the Be Connected network to support older people in their communities to embrace digital. The following grants are now open for application:
Activation Grant: one-off $2,000 grant to help you get started in the Be Connected Network. All organisations who join the network before August 2019 will be able to apply for a $2,000 Activation grant.
Building Digital Skills Grant: to help organisations to continue delivering their Be Connected digital literacy programs. All Be Connected Network Partners who have registered 24 people on the Be Connected Learning Portal (12 people if you’re in an outer regional, remote or very remote area) can apply for a Building Digital Skills grant. There are six different contract sizes to apply for, depending on how many people you're able to support. Contracts range from $2,500 to $15,000. Applications are open until 1 March 2019. Apply Now