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BRINGING COMMUNITIES TOGETHER TO TALK ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH

Are you living in a drought affected community in East Gippsland or Northern Victoria, or know someone who is? If so, you could be eligible for a Look Over the Farm Gate grant of up to $1,500.

Look Over the Farm Gate is an initiative to encourage rural communities to look out for one another, promote social inclusion and create mental health awareness. The program delivers grants for community events to promote mental health awareness by bringing neighbours and communities together to relax with family and friends.

BRINGING COMMUNITIES TOGETHER TO TALK ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH

Are you living in a drought affected community in East Gippsland or Northern Victoria, or know someone who is? If so, you could be eligible for a Look Over the Farm Gate grant of up to $1,500.

Look Over the Farm Gate is an initiative to encourage rural communities to look out for one another, promote social inclusion and create mental health awareness. The program delivers grants for community events to promote mental health awareness by bringing neighbours and communities together to relax with family and friends.

IS MY COMMUNITY EVENT ELIGIBLE?

To be eligible, the event must:

  • Be held in an eligible community

  • Provide an opportunity for farmers and community members to take a break and reconnect with their community

  • Address and promote positive mental health and wellbeing

  • Have a clear and achievable purpose

  • Have a proposal that articulates how the event will benefit the community

  • Be aligned with Look Over the Farm Gate’s values and goals

  • Have a realistic proposed budget

View Full List of Eligibility Criteria
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WHAT COULD THE EVENT BE?

Events can range from community BBQs, fitness and wellbeing meet ups, mental health training sessions, guest speakers and more! These are just some suggestions of events to get you thinking. We want to see events that reflect the needs of your community!

WHAT COULD THE EVENT BE?

Events can range from community BBQs, fitness and wellbeing meet ups, mental health training sessions, guest speakers and more!

These are just some suggestions of events to get you thinking. We want to see events that reflect the needs of your community!

HOW TO APPLY