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Variety – the Children’s Charity is all about supporting kids and communities in need and, after some of the toughest years on record for Victorian children, the charity is now taking applications from those looking for assistance.
From 1 August until 25 September 2022, Variety will be accepting applications for assistance for children and organisations that support kids in need.
Variety – the Children’s Charity CEO Mandy Burns shared “we are thrilled to open our Grant Round to support individuals and community groups to offer the much-needed support. Our individual grants help kids and families facing challenges by providing them access to things like mobility equipment, communication devices, learning aids and technology. We also offer grants to support schools and community groups for children living with disability or disadvantage. We know for so many it’s been an incredibly challenging two years and providing much-needed assistance is something we’re very proud of”.
The support does not stop with individual and community Grants. Applications are also open for Variety Heart Scholarships and are distributed up to $5,000. The Variety Heart Scholarships help enable kids to reach their full potential. There are two types of scholarships: Existing Talent and Education and Technology.
Existing Talent scholarships supports children with a demonstrated talent who are living with disability or illness or experiencing disadvantage, to reach the next stage of development in their talent. Scholarships range from the arts (including visual and performing arts), sport (including esports) and technology (including accessible technology). Recipients could be a future Olympian, a champion pianist, or a gifted coder.
Education and Technology scholarships support children who are experiencing disadvantage assistance to cover their basic educational needs. A new school uniform, a device to help with schooling and homework, books, and resources.
Applications for Variety Heart Scholarships close 5 October 2022.
Families, schools, and organisations can learn more and apply for help by following the below link
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