Digital Devices grants are one-off $5,000 grants to fund community organisations in the Be Connected Network to loan devices and data to socially isolated or disadvantaged learners over 50. This grant is offered by Good Things Foundation Australia through the Be Connected program.
To be eligible for this grant, your community organisation must be a registered member of the Be Connected Network.
Read our grant guidelines carefully before you apply for more information about eligibility for this grant, what you need to do, and the questions you need to answer in your application.
With the introduction of social distancing laws, Tricia Pye and her digital mentors from The Tec Exec, have found new ways to provide support to Australian’s over 50 through Zoom with 28 participants on their first digital session.
Tricia says “As virtual training specialists, it was a natural transition for us to move to online learning. Our first session on Zoom was was an amazing experience, especially when I saw their initial reaction to joining an online meeting for the first time. They later told me joining an online meeting added to their independence and it was now something they wanted to do and share with their friends and families."