Foundation News – new grants open
Prevention of gambling-related harm, local projects, $2.4 million available. Funding for projects to reduce gambling-related harm is being boosted to $2.4 million under the foundation’s new prevention program. The foundation is inviting eligible organisations across Victoria to apply for funding to run local prevention projects. Set to launch on 1 July 2014, the new program will complement the foundation’s existing portfolio of prevention and community education activities.
For further information and to apply, go to www.tenders.vic.gov.au (VRGF 3-14).
Applications close at 5pm, 10 April 2014.
New multi-lingual support services for gamblers: Problem gambling treatment services for culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities will be boosted through a new $600 thousand grants program for multi-lingual counselling services from the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation. The foundation has identified Vietnamese, Chinese and Arabic speaking communities as priority groups for the first phase of the new program, which will run from 1 July 2014 to 30 June 2015.
For further information and to register your interest, email CALDgrants@responsiblegambling.vic.gov.au.
Expressions of Interest must be lodged by 2pm, 3 April 2014.
Grants for gambling research: Applications are now open for round six of the Grants for Gambling Research Program. Researchers are invited to submit project proposals related to the research priority responsible gambling and gambling consumption. The program provides funding of up to $200 thousand over three years for investigator initiated research projects and up to $50 thousand over two years for early career researchers.
For further information and to apply, go to www.tenders.vic.gov.au (VRGF 5-14).
Applications close at 5pm, 3 April 2014.