Make your bright idea a reality.

One idea. 

The key to a community on the move.

Applications are now closed. 
Stay tuned for next year's challenge.  Dates to be announced shortly!  

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The Challenge

Got an idea to inspire your community to get moving? Share it with us!

We encourage entries from schools, tertiary institutions, councils and community groups as well as culturally and linguistically diverse communities.

Come up with a new project, partnership, product or process to make a difference.

Create an idea to meet the needs of your chosen community and make it easier for people to exercise.

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Application process

Applications have now closed. The dates for the 2020 Active Australia Innovation Challenge will be announced shortly. 

Stay tuned! 

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Innovation Challenge

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NATIONAL HEART FOUNDATION OF AUSTRALIA ABN 98 008 419 761

For heart health information and support, call our Helpline on 13 11 12 or visit heartfoundation.org.au

Have an idea to get your community active?  

What's involved

The Heart Foundation has up to ten $10,000 grants for new, innovative programs that get more people moving in schools, universities or local community groups. 

Applications are now open and close on 12 October. 

Before you apply 

The Active Australia Innovation Challenge is intended to support people who do not meet Australia’s Physical Activity Guidelines, are at risk of chronic disease and live in communities with high levels of physical inactivity, including rural and remote regions. 

There’s a number of things to consider and prepare before you start the application form, including:   

  • Your target audience
  • Why your project idea is innovative 
  • What you hope to achieve with this project 
  • What outcomes will you measure and how do you plan on measuring these 
  • An Australian Business Number (ABN) 
  • Estimated project plan and timeline Budget breakdown and future goals.

Application Guide

Learn more about the how to apply, what information you need and what our judges are looking for in our Application Guide.

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Get Inspired

See some of the winning entries from previous challenges.

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$10,000 grants available for innovative ideas that get people moving.

Application Guide

Learn more about the how to apply, what information you need and what our judges are looking for in our Application Guide.

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$10,000 grants available for innovative ideas that get people moving.

Make your bright idea a reality.

The Active Australia Innovation Challenge is part of the Healthy Heart Initiative, funded by the Australian Government Department of Health

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