The Far North Queensland Youth Assistance Fund can provide grants for nominated young people under the age of 21 up to a maximum of $3,000 per individual to support, promote and encourage their artistic, educational or sporting potential. Students may re-apply each year until they reach 21.
Assistance may be given by way of financial support for:
· School supplies/equipment/books
This is not a definite list and other needs may be considered on a case by case basis so long as they are linked to educational participation. The Fund will endeavour to assist applicants parents must reside in our region (Cardwell north to Thursday Island and west to Normanton). Application forms may be downloaded at:
Alternatively, you may apply by contacting the Fund Office on 4051 6590. Applications for assistance can be lodged with our Fund throughout the year for individual assessment.
Fund categories can be found at: http://www.fnqyaf.org.au/fund_categories.html