Support sustainable programs for Australians under the age of 25, promoting ongoing education and skills making a significant difference to the lives of participants.

Successful 2019/ 2020 grant recipients can be viewed here

2020/2021 applications are now closed.

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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 $15 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:

Programs within this category must provide opportunities to develop positive values that lead to healthy lifestyle choices and a positive contribution to our community.
Programs within this category must support youths who are at risk or are already experiencing difficulties (such as drug and/or alcohol abuse) through rehabilitation and/or skills training.


The Warrior Women: The Young Warrior Women Program

BeyondDV: Hope 4 Life Youth Program

Variety WA: Variety Motor Mouth Program

Foster Care Angels: A Maze in Mind

Nature Foundation: Kids on Country

Fight Cancer Foundation: Education Support for Kids with Cancer

The Social Studio: Youth Development Program

Programs Details…

Huntington’s NSW ACT: Huntington’s Youth Connection
BATYR: batyr@school
Puuya Foundation: Empowered Women and Girls
Support Kids in Pain: SKiP Pain Education
We Care Community Services: School’s Empowerment and Education
Grandparents for Grandchildren SA: Supplementary Educations and Sports Fund
Books in Homes Australia: The Rotary DG Family Project – Books for Kids
QLD Police Citizens Youth Welfare Association – PCYC Townsville: Indigenous Youth Marine Licensing

Programs Details…

Cerebral Palsy Alliance: Building Futures for Young People with a Disability
Earbus Foundation of Western Australia: Healthy Ears for Life (HELP)
Sammy D Foundation: Don’t Let It Be Game Over – Junior Sports Violence Prevention
The Pyjama Foundation: The Love of Learning
Doncare: iMatter
Enough is Enough Anti Violence Movement Inc.: LOL Therapy
Nulsen Disability Services: Nulsen Youth Patron
Red Frogs Australia: High Schools “Party Safe” Education
Melbourne Anglican Benevolent Society Inc.: Brimbank Anglican Church New Migrant and Refugee Outreach
Sunshine Butterflies: Our Backyard Jam Social Enterprise

Programs Details…

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

Programs Details…

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

Programs Details…

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

Programs Details…

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

Programs Details…

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
Motivational Media
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



For more details on the grants you can print our pdf brochures below and also subscribe to our mailing list.

Positive Impact Brochure – Celebrating some of the many charities we, as a group, have helped
Community Education Program FAQ’s
Community Education Program Brochure – Recipients Reflections

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Applications for our 2020/ 2021 submissions are now closed. Applications for 2021/2022 will open in September 2021.

Applications for our 2020/ 2021 submissions closed on Monday, 16th November 2020.

Applications are submitted through our online portal. When applications are open, the portal link will be available on the page.

You will find out if your application has been successful in April 2021.

Funds for our next round of applications, 2020/ 2021, will be dispersed to successful applicants in April 2021.

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.

  • Are you a registered not-for-profit with DGR status?
  • Do you seek funding for a specific program?
  • Does the program you want funding for target Australian youth under 25 years?
  • Is the program intended to be sustainable beyond receiving a grant from Ansvar Insurance?
  • Does the program fit into either of these categories?

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.

Progress Reports
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.

  1. Complete and submit our online application form
  2. Ensure you provide a copy of your organisation’s annual accounts for the last financial year with your online/written application. Any additional marketing materials that were not requested will not be assessed.
  3. Submit your online application prior to the closing date (Monday 16th November 2020), or your written application to: Ansvar Insurance, 2020/ 2021 Community Education Program Grants, GPO BOX 1655, Melbourne VIC 3001

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

Some past recipients of our grants


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