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APPLICATION PROCESS

Application process

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

Stay tuned! 

Active Australia 
Innovation Challenge

WINNERS STORIES

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 grants up to the value of $50,000  for new, innovative programs that get more people moving in schools, universities or local community groups. 

Applications are open from 5 February and close on 1 March. 

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) 
  • 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.

READ APPLICATION GUIDE

Get Inspired

Click to learn more about some of the previous winning entries.

Grants up to $50,000 for innovative ideas that get people moving

READ APPLICATION GUIDE

Make your bright idea a reality.

Grants up to $50,000 for innovative ideas that get people moving

The Active Australia Innovation Challenge is part of the Heart Foundation's National Walking Initiative, funded by the Australian Government Department of Health. 

Get inspired

See more about some of the previous winning entries.

*Previous grant recipient: Surfing the Spectrum

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