Ansvar’s Community Education Program provides a range of grants to organisations supporting Australian youth through programs that fall under two categories – Empowerment and Education, and Outreach and Support.
Since the grants were first awarded in 1994, Ansvar has contributed over $10 million to education and life skills programs reaching thousands of young people across Australia.
Scroll down the page to see our FAQ’s section that includes eligibility criteria, application open and close dates and general grant details.
Ansvar’s Community Education Program provides grants up to $50,000 for programs supporting Australian youth which fall under two categories:
Anglicare: Waves of Wellness
Hunter Life Education: Adopt a School
Ocean Heroes: Ocean Heroes
One Voice for Aussie Youth Ltd: Elevate
Schools Ministry Group: Life Matters “The Blueprint to Becoming a Man” Workshop
Skilling Australia Foundation: Career Edge Brisbane
Zoe Support Australia: Breaking the Cycle and Building Bridges
The Australian Literacy and Numeracy Foundation (ALNF): Early language and literacy Palm Island
Benevolent Society: Back on Track
FareShare: Schools in the kitchen
Kids Under Cover: Scholarships for disadvantaged young people
Lighthouse Foundation: Lighthouse Mothers and Babies
Path2Change: Mentor 2 Change
St Vincent de Paul Society: Mobile Coffee Cart
The Ice Meltdown Project: Community Support & Education on Substance Abuse
Yooralla: Giving Children A Voice
Australian Refugee Volunteers: ARV Camps Program
Courage to Care: The Classroom Project
CREATE Foundation: CREATE Your Future
Down Syndrome Victoria: Down Syndrome Inclusion Support Service
Goulburn Mulwaree Council: Girls Force
St Vincent De Paul Society QLD: Buddies Days Program – Gympie
The Reach Foundation: Grounded
Top Blokes Foundation: Building Blokes 2.0
WA PYCY Albany: Strike II Drug Aware Youth Drop In Centre
20th Man Fund: LEEP – Links to Education and Employment Pathway
CareSouth: Homework Hub
Cobram & District Specialist School: ALERT
Fighting Chance: Work Experience
Operation Stitches: Oneighty Connection
Prison Fellowship: Transitional Education for at-risk PK’s (Prisoner’s Kids)
The Shepherd Centre: Spring into Literacy & Confidence
20th Man Fund: Embrace Youth Leadership Fund
3rd Space Mob: Student Leadership is for Koori Kids
Big Brother, Big Sisters: Community Based Mentoring Program
Motivational Media: Impact
Muscular Dystrophy NSW: The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award program for young people with neurological condition
The Shepherd Centre: Giving Deaf Children a Voice
Vision Australia: Adaptive Technology Project for Students with Vision Loss Living in Victoria
Youth Focus: Youth Counselling
CERES Community Environment Park
Doxa Youth Foundation
Family Planning QLD
Open Family Australia
Queensland Baptist Care – Glendyne Education & Training
Sports Challenge Australia
Sports Chaplaincy Australia
TaskForce Community Agency
Teen Challenge WA Inc
The Anglican Church
The Wayside Chapel
Doxa Youth Foundation: The Doxa Youth Foundation Cadetship Program
Motivational Media: iRISK
Open Family Australia: SCAIP – Sports Culture Art Intervention Program
Red Frogs Chaplaincy Network Australia: Red Frogs Australia University Support
Scripture Union of WA: Fine Edge Theatre Company
The Anglican Church: St Paul’s Drug Prevention, Rehabilitation & Aftercare Program
YWCA NSW: YISE UP
For more details on the grants you can print our pdf brochures below and also subscribe to our mailing list.
Applications open on Monday 3rd September.
Applications will close on Monday 15th October.
Up to $50,000
You will find out if your application has been successful by April 2019.
Funds for our next round of applications, 2018/ 2019, will be dispersed to successful applicants in April 2019.
No, in order to assist as many organisations as possible Ansvar will no longer be giving grants to the same organisation in consecutive years for the same program.
Empowerment and Education
Empowerment and Education Programs which provide opportunities to develop positive values that lead to healthy lifestyle choices and a positive contribution to our community.
Outreach and Support
Outreach and Support Programs that support youths who are at risk or are already experiencing difficulties (such as drug and/or alcohol abuse) through rehabilitation and/or skills training.
If you answer yes to all of the above then you qualify and can apply for an Ansvar CEP Grant.
Organisations that are entitled to receive income tax-deductible gifts and tax-deductible contributions are called Deductible Gift Recipients(DGR).
For further information on DGR status please visit the Australian Taxation Office website or confirm your DGR status.
The following criteria will be considered in assessing grant applications:
Program Attributes – Factors
Wide Community Benefit – Size of community benefit
Organisational Competency – Demonstrated competency based on application, credentials and prior history
Specific Outcomes – Specific outcomes are identified
Measurable Outcomes – Measurement practices are in place and reported on
Sustainability – Program becomes self-funding or with plans to be, following the completion of the grant program
Promotional and Volunteer Opportunities – Level of promotional and Ansvar Insurance staff involvement opportunities
All successful grant recipients must comply with the following obligations, by not doing so future funding requests may be affected.
Recipients must use the grant in accordance with the purpose and schedule agreed and not for any other purpose. Ansvar Insurance must be advised in writing of any proposed changes to how the grant will be spent.
Recipients are required to submit progress reports during their program. Reports must detail any changes to the program or schedule which will have been agreed by Ansvar Insurance.
Final Evaluation Report & Acquittal
Recipients are required to complete and submit a final report and acquittal form within thirty days of the completion of their program. Any outstanding reports may affect future grant requests.
Promotion & Acknowledgment
Any marketing or promotional activities including published or display materials for the program must include Ansvar Insurance’s logo and/or acknowledgment of grant support. Ansvar Insurance reserves the right to promote and detail the grant recipient’s programs and grant details for its own marketing and reporting purposes.
The application questions, along with general application information such as eligibility criteria and information used to assess grant applications (details align with those in this FAQ section), can be found here.
The CEP Grants Team can be contacted via email at CEPGrants@ansvar.com.au
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