2018 Program Objectives

In order to be eligible for a grant, Category 1 and 2 applications must meet at least one of the 2018 Grants Program objectives. Category 3 applications must meet at least three of the 2018 Grants Program objectives.

The 2018 Grants Program objectives are to:

  • Provide opportunities for older people to participate in community life
  • Assist older people to be healthy and active as they age
  • Provide older people with cultural, creative, sporting and recreational opportunities
  • Support older people to plan for retiring, housing choices and getting around
  • Recognise and encourage the contributions of older people in the community.

Inclusive Communities

The 2018 NSW Seniors Festival theme will focus on Inclusive Communities.

NSW Seniors Festival grant-funded events and activities should be inclusive of and accessible to the diversity of older people including:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender or Intersex (LGBTI) people
  • Carers
  • People who are immobile, frail or with a disability
  • People with dementia or chronic disease
  • Friends and family of older people
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