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Applications open for community falls prevention grants

Applications for Stay On Your Feet® Remove Hazards grants are now open! Grants of up to $5,000 (plus GST) are available and will fund projects running between 1 September and 30 November 2023.

Download your grant application today!

The Remove Hazards campaign and grants focus on important information for older adults to remove hazards and create a safe home environment and look after their eyes and feet to prevent falls and promote healthy ageing.

Grants are open to community groups and not-for-profit organisations, health professionals, and community workers working with older adults, retirement and lifestyle villages, optometry or podiatry clinics, and local governments.

Are you looking for some inspiration? Check out our past grant recipients and the projects they delivered.

We provide grant coaching and support

Injury Matters is available to provide grant applicants and recipients with support regarding program planning, delivery, evaluation at any point during the Move Improve Remove grant application and delivery process. If you would like support and guidance in this area, please contact Injury Matters on (08) 6166 7688, via [email protected], or complete our online request form for grant coaching or support.

Injury Matters also has the following information to assist grant applicants with grant program planning.

Injury Prevention 101 eLearning moduleThe Injury Prevention 101 eLearning module provides an introduction to planning, implementing, and evaluating injury prevention activities and strategies in your community. If you’re new to program development, this module is a great guide to complete before starting your grant application.
Grant program promotionWhen planning and implementing your grant program, you will need to use a range of promotional methods to engage with the community. Learn about the different types of promotional tools you can incorporate into your program, ideas for local media coverage, and tips for writing engaging content.
Grant program evaluationEvaluation is an essential part of planning and implementing your grant program. Learn about the different types of evaluation you should be incorporating into your grant application, evaluation tools you can use, and what to do with your evaluation findings.

Applications for Remove Hazards grants close 5pm Thursday 25 May 2023.

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