Apply for a Grant

2022 Future2 Make the Difference! Grants program

Future2 grants are awarded to grassroots programs supporting young Australians aged between 12 – 25 years old who are experiencing social, financial or physical hardship.

Applications for the 2022 grants program will open in mid-2022.

Grant eligibility and how to apply

Applications to receive grant funding are invited from organisations that have programs to address the needs of disadvantaged young Australians through

  • EDUCATION Including skills training and leadership development
  • ENGAGEMENT Including mentoring and juvenile justice programs
  • EMPLOYMENT Including work experience and job readiness training
  • WELLBEING Including remedial programs for drug and alcohol dependence
  • INDEPENDENT LIVING Including addressing social exclusion and homelessness

Every application must be supported by a financial planner who is a member of the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA).

Full details regarding grant deadlines, eligibility and applications are available here.

Applications for the 2022 grants program will open in mid-2022. Successful applicants will be announced in November 2022.

Finding a financial planner to support your application

If you are a not-for-profit and you do not have an existing contact or relationship with an FPA member, you can still apply for a grant. You can identity FPA members in your area in two ways:

Once you have identified an FPA member to endorse your grant application, the FPA member must:

  • Be briefed about your organisation and the project for which funding is being sought
  • Agree to complete a nomination form to support your application
  • Complete their section of the online application