Health Grants

UNSOLICITED FUNDING TEST HUB

Hunter New England Central Coast Primary Health Network (HNECC PHN) will accept requests for unsolicited proposals or requests for start-up funding through a consistent and structured format at fixed times of the year.

Unsolicited proposals will be accepted within two windows of opportunity per year - April to May and October to November.

Proposals would be submitted via a consistent submission template and be assessed via five point checklist.

  • Funding availability - Does HNECC PHN have the available funds to support the proposal?
  • Key priority area/s - Does the proposal address one r more of the key priority areas for the PHN? Is it consistent with the PHN's strategic aims?
  • Uniqueness - Does the proposal clearly demonstrate a unique benefit to the activities of HNECC PHN and the primary health sector?
  • Value for money - Does the amount requested show value for money in terms of the outcomes of the proposal and potential future benefit and return on investment for HNECC PHN?
  • Capability, capacity and risk - Is the proponent reputable and able to deliver what is outlined in the proposal?

If at least one of the assessment criteria are not met, consideration for funding the proposal would not proceed.

UNSOLICITED FUNDING TEST HUB

Hunter New England Central Coast Primary Health Network (HNECC PHN) will accept requests for unsolicited proposals or requests for start-up funding through a consistent and structured format at fixed times of the year.

Unsolicited proposals will be accepted within two windows of opportunity per year - April to May and October to November.

Proposals would be submitted via a consistent submission template and be assessed via five point checklist.

  • Funding availability - Does HNECC PHN have the available funds to support the proposal?
  • Key priority area/s - Does the proposal address one r more of the key priority areas for the PHN? Is it consistent with the PHN's strategic aims?
  • Uniqueness - Does the proposal clearly demonstrate a unique benefit to the activities of HNECC PHN and the primary health sector?
  • Value for money - Does the amount requested show value for money in terms of the outcomes of the proposal and potential future benefit and return on investment for HNECC PHN?
  • Capability, capacity and risk - Is the proponent reputable and able to deliver what is outlined in the proposal?

If at least one of the assessment criteria are not met, consideration for funding the proposal would not proceed.

  • Interested individuals and organisations can submit an proposal for funding to HNECC PHN at any time throughout the year, however assessment of unsolicited proposals occur twice per year and is subject to funding availability.

    • April - May
    • October - November
    For a proposal to be considered for in the April-May assessment, it must be submitted to HNECC PHN by March 1 and for a proposal to be considered in the October - November assessment, it must be submitted by September 1. 

    Prior to commencement of this period, all applicants who have submitted a proposal will be contacted to confirm that

    Interested individuals and organisations can submit an proposal for funding to HNECC PHN at any time throughout the year, however assessment of unsolicited proposals occur twice per year and is subject to funding availability.

    • April - May
    • October - November
    For a proposal to be considered for in the April-May assessment, it must be submitted to HNECC PHN by March 1 and for a proposal to be considered in the October - November assessment, it must be submitted by September 1. 

    Prior to commencement of this period, all applicants who have submitted a proposal will be contacted to confirm that they still have an interest in seeking HNECC PHN funding. All funding is dependent on continued funding from the Australian Government Department of Health and will be subject to HNECC PHN's usual contracting processes.

    You can submit your application here.  

    It's strongly advised that you draft your application in a Microsoft Word document or similar (to assist with this you can download a draft response template here) and then copy and paste into the application fields to ensure you have a backup copy should an error occur during the submission process.

    You will receive an acknowledgement email after a successful submission of your application.

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