Organisations and community groups who are based within the South Eastern NSW PHN region are eligible to apply.

What the grant money can be used for

This funding is for group focused health and wellbeing initiatives, the types of activities that will be considered include:

  • education for non-mental health community groups to become mental health inclusive
  • projects that support social skills, connectedness and friendships through group activities
  • new initiatives that are recovery focused and aim to build on an individual’s ability and skills to manage their mental illness, improve relationships with families and others, as well as increasing social and economic participation within the community.

What the grant money cannot be used for

Projects which are not eligible for this funding include:

  • activities / services which duplicate existing
  • construction of new community infrastructure
  • refurbishment, repair and maintenance of existing community infrastructure
  • purchasing of assets (i.e. buildings or vehicles).