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: Monday 17 July 2017Closes: Wednesday 23 August 2017
Opens: January 2018Closes: February 2018
Funding is for a maximum of $5,000 on a $2 for $1 basisThese 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:
Funding is for a maximum of $5,000 on a $2 for $1 basisThis 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.
Kaniva Council Chambers5.00 pm Wednesday 26 July 2017RSVP by Tuesday 25 July 2017
Goroke Library5.00 pm Thursday 27 July 2017RSVP by Wednesday 26 July 2017
Edenhope Council Chambers5.00 pm Wednesday 2 August 2017RSVP by Monday 31 July 2017
Apsley – The Border Inn6.30 pm Wednesday 2 August 2017RSVP by Monday 31 July 2017
Harrow – Hermitage Hotel7.00 pm Wednesday 2 August 2017RSVP by Monday 31 July 2017
RSVP to Heidi Gajic on 5585 9900 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please 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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