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  • General Information

  • (e.g. LGBTI, CALD, youth, rural/remote community)
  • Your Mental Health Week Event

  • Please provide the intended name of your event. You can change this via the event registration process later if required.
  • Please provide a brief description of your proposed Mental Health Week event or activity (200 word limit)
  • Describe your event objectives/goals and how you plan to achieve them (200 word limit)
  • Please advise the MHW Small Grant category and amount are you applying for. If you are not applying for the exact amount indicated please clarify this via your budget. You can read more about each of the categories here. If you are unsure of which category to select, please get in touch either via email on or phone on 6224 9222
  • Please note, events must be held within the Mental Health Week period 9-16 October. If you intend to have your event outside of these dates, please let us know the reason below (e.g. it is school holidays)
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  • (If you're event is planned to run over multiple days)
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  • Please describe any partnerships/collaboration with other organisations or agencies on this event (please provide organisation’s name/s) (200 word limit)
  • How do you plan to promote your MHW event to ensure its success, including targeting community members not already engaged with or linked to mental health services/sector? (100 word limit)
  • Describe how your event will incorporate the 2021 Mental Health Week theme, 'Awareness, Belonging, Connection' (200 word limit) (For more detail on how to incorporate the theme please see the event planning kit via
  • Other Information

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  • To help ensure you receive grant funds in a timely manner should your application be successful, please provide details for Electronic Funds Transfer:
  • Application Compliance and Checklist

    Please read and tick all boxes to show you understand and agree to these terms.
  • Submitting the Grant Application

    By submitting your application, your organisation is agreeing to the following terms:

    • Applications that are not authorised and submitted by a representative of their organisation will be deemed ineligible.
    • Applications which are not successful will be notified via email and can be contacted for further information upon request.
    • All applications will be assessed by a selection panel comprising of MHCT Media and Communications Manager, A representative from The Mental Health Drug and Alcohol Directorate and other appropriate mental health sector representatives.
    • Successful Grant recipient organisations will be notified and asked to provide MHCT with an invoice for the Grant amount, plus GST and including your organisation’s banking details. Once this is received the payment will be processed by MHCT by electronic funds transfer.

    I agree to the above conditions of the application process and can assert that all information provided in this application is true and accurate at the time of submitting:
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  • *Please be advised that MHCT will include all grant applicants on the MHCT mailing list to receive updates and information on Mental Health Week