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: 16 January 2017Closes: 24 February 2017
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.
Information sessions will be held as follows:
Kaniva | 7.00 pm Thursday 2 February 2017 | RSVP by Tuesday 31 January 2017Edenhope | 7.00 pm Monday 6 February 2017 | RSVP by Friday 3 February 2017Apsley | 6.30 pm Wednesday 8 February 2017 | RSVP by Monday 6 February 2017Harrow | 6.30 pm Thursday 9 February 2017 | RSVP by Tuesday 7 February 2017Goroke | 7.00 pm Monday 13 February 2017 | RSVP by Friday 10 February 2017
RSVP to Heidi Gajic on 03 5585 9900 or
NOTE: If no RSVP's received the information session will be cancelled
Heidi Gajic Tourism & Communications Officer Phone: 03 5585 9900 Mobile: 0416 297 494 Email: email@example.com
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