Health Promotion Innovation Fund (ACT)

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The Health Promotion Innovation Fund is Now Open for Applications

The closing date for applications is 4pm Monday 1 May 2017.

Supporting innovative activities that enable ACT residents to live a healthy, active life

The Health Promotion Innovation Fund invites applications for grants of up to $15,000 for innovative health promotion projects of up to 12 months duration that support the following ACT Government funding priorities:

  • Reduce smoking-related harm.
  • Reduce alcohol-related harm.
  • Support healthy active ageing through improving physical activity outcomes and healthy eating.
  • Improve population level outcomes around overweight and obesity.
  • Improve children’s health and wellbeing outcomes in relation to overweight and obesity, including improving eating habits and increasing physical activity

The Health Promotion Innovation Fund provides several funding opportunities per year. The next cut-off date for applications is Monday 20 June 2016.

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1. About the Health Promotion Innovation Fund

The Health Promotion Innovation Fund invites applications for grants of up to $15,000, for health promotion projects of up to 12 months that support the ACT Government’s funding priorities (outlined below).

A key element of this funding is innovation: we encourage applications which may test or pilot new and innovative approaches to health promotion.

We provide several funding opportunities a year.

2. Our funding priorities

Eighty per cent of the burden of disease and injury in the ACT is caused by chronic conditions. Smoking and alcohol related harm and overweight and obesity are significant contributors to this burden, as is an ageing population. We seek applications for innovative projects which will:

  •   Reduce smoking-related harm;
  •   Reduce alcohol-related harm;
  •   Support healthy active ageing through improving physical activity outcomes and healthy eating;
  •   Improve population level outcomes around overweight and obesity;
  •   Improve children’s health and wellbeing outcomes in relation to overweight and obesity, including improving eating habits and increasing physical activity.Our funding priorities are informed by the health status of the ACT community. For more information about health in the ACT, see the ACT Chief Health Officer’s Report.ACT Health’s Reconciliation Action Plan 2015–18gives support for initiatives that contribute to reconciliation and ‘closing the gap’- improving local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples’ health. Applications that address Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health in relation to the funding priorities are strongly encouraged.

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