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Youth Alive has existed since 1982 and has seen more than 300,000 teenagers make faith commitments nation-wide. At our core we exist to REACH young people with the gospel, RAISE up leaders, and RESOURCE churches. Ultimately, we are here to support, strengthen and REVIVE youth ministries across the nation, and to future-proof the church by offering development pathways for young leaders to grow into great leaders, experienced in leading young people to Christ, discipling and multiplying the believers around them. 

 

We are excited to expand our core operating model in Victoria to now offer another layer of support to the Youth Ministries we serve. We want to help resource the vision of Youth Ministries who are believing to reach teenagers in their local areas. For many Youth Ministries, we know that your vision may be bigger than your resource. This is where this fund comes in…. Youth Alive Victoria has raised finances through individuals and churches who believe in the next generation, and because of their generosity, we are now able to offer grants of between $1000 and $5000 to help local youth ministries reach more teenagers.

 

In the Bible, David used a slingshot to take out Goliath.  If you’ve got something big you’re believing to do, this fund can help provide the stones you need to take down a giant.

 

We are believing that this fund will help successful applicants turn the tide in their Youth Ministry. 

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Eligibility & Desired Applicants

The primary focus of the Youth Alive Youth Ministry Evangelism Fund is to support Youth Ministries in Victoria to grow their Youth Ministry through evangelistic events and programs.

There are two grant streams available;

Small Grants

$1,000 - $2,000

These grants are aimed at costs toward events/programs that do not include capital expenditure.
 

The Youth Alive Youth Ministry Evangelism Fund provides a maximum of 75% of the total project/program cost.

Large Grants

$2,000 - $5,000

These grants are aimed at costs toward events/programs that may require capital expenditure (the budget should not include exclusively capital expenditure).
 

The Youth Alive Youth Ministry Evangelism Fund provides a maximum of 50% of the total project/program cost.

2022 Funding Rounds

Round One

Applications close 31st May 2022

(Outcomes of applications will be communicated mid June)

Round Two
Applications close 31st August 2022

 

How to Apply

Step 1 - Read the Selection Criteria
The first step is to gain an understanding of the selection criteria. This will help you to develop an idea that fits within the requirements of the grant.

Step 2 - Speak to a Youth Alive Network Coach
Once you have an idea for your proposed activity/program speak with one of our Youth Alive Network Coaches to discuss the eligibility of your activity/program and to guide you in the application process.

Step 3 - Complete and Submit Your Application

Use the following checklist to help prepare an application for grant funding:

  • Carefully read the selection criteria.

  • Ensure you respond to all the selection criteria in full.

  • Complete the application form online. All applications must be submitted through the Fund's website.

  • Each application must be completed in full, including a budget and detailed plans for the activity, signed off by your Senior Pastor (or their representative).

  • Attach the required supporting documentation, including quotes for any capital expenditure.

 

If you have any questions about the application process or the validity of your intended activity, please email YMEF@youthalivevictoria.com.au to discuss your application.

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Donate into this fund

If you, your business or your church would like to partner with the Youth Ministry Evangelism Fund, we'd love to speak with you. Alternatively, you can give using the bank details / credit card giving below.

DIRECT DEPOSIT DETAILS:

Account Name: Youth Alive Victoria Incorporated 

BSB:063 449

ACC:1004 4597

Please use "YMEF" as the transaction description.

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Thank you for your donation!