STRIVE Funding

STRIVE – Program & Project Funding

The STRIVE Program supports our most important asset, our volunteers, to excel in both their personal & community experience:

STRIVE: Support – Train – Resource – Inspire – Volunteer – Experience

The STRIVE Program is our long term commitment to ensuring LDAG membership continue to feel confident & proactive in their response to alcohol and other drug issues in their community. 

How will LDAG members benefit from STRIVE?

  • Strong Leadership & Vision;
  • Increased training opportunities for our membership;
  • Development of and access to relevant resources; and
  • Increased access to LDAG Inc.

Grants structure summary 

Ten rounds of STRIVE Grants for the financial year are available for access by LDAG Branches.

Applications for the 2021-22 financial year are now open.

Please download via Resources/Forms the new guidelines, dates and application package for your STRIVE application. Please contact the executive office to discuss your application.

Please make sure you have allowed at least 8 weeks from the submission date to the project start date. To work out which Round you should submit your project in, please refer to the STRIVE Dates (including project start date) to assist you in planning your application, which is available online.

Branches are able to apply for grant funding from the following three target categories:

  • Youth
  • Parents & Family
  • Community

The limit per grant is $3,000.

Branches can apply for funding more than once. Those branches applying for the first time are given priority over other branches that have already been granted funding in a previous round. Branches applying for funding from a different category are given priority over groups applying for funding from the same category more than once.

Applications are reviewed by a subcommittee consisting of LDAG Inc Board Members & independent external representatives.

Groups are advised of project funding by the Executive Officer.