The Community Strengthening Grants program is designed to promote and increase participation of local residents in community initiatives, to build and strengthen local networks and partnerships and to support community leadership, learning and skill development.
Council will provide financial assistance to community groups and organisations to support the provision of programs, activities and services which respond to identified community needs, contribute to the building of a stronger community, develop innovative approaches and local social issues and are in accordance with Council's strategic objectives.
Opens: July 2017Closes: August 2017
Opens: January 2018Closes: February 2018
These are projects that are designed to provide benefits to the community in a wide range of areas, for example:
These are events that contribute to the community in the following ways:
This category covers the funding of works or equipment related to community capacity building projects which support an ongoing community activity, program or project that can demonstrate one or more of the following objectives:
Priority will be given to projects that can demonstrate a high level of community need, or where the service or program is in danger of being discontinued without the required facility upgrade or equipment purchase.
Information sessions are being held to provide community organisations with details on the program. Applicants who attend these information sessions prior to the closing date will be highly regarded when assessing the applications.
Heidi Gajic Tourism & Communications Officer Phone: 03 5585 9900 Mobile: 0416 297 494 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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