Community Matching Grants Program – Australia

Deadline: 15-Feb-21 Greater Shepparton City Council is pleased to offer to fund for projects and events which build or strengthen Greater Shepparton communities through its Community Matching Grant Scheme. The Community Matching Grant Scheme will support the development and implementation of community activities and projects, and is part of Council’s Community Development Framework. Round Two 2020/2021 is targeted at projects and activities that support the ongoing recovery from the impacts on community of the COVID-19 pandemic. Funded projects must be able to demonstrate that they are inclusive, have wide community support, and, where appropriate, are sustainable past Council’s funding. Funding may be used to conduct events such as a celebration or social gathering, artistic or cultural projects, projects which address environmental needs or community building projects such as creating or rejuvenating a community asset. The intention of the funding is to facilitate projects which achieve some or all of the following objectives: Build new social connections and partnerships within communities, or reinforce those that already exist Encourage participation in community activities and organizations Enable community members to acquire or develop a new skill Create, renew or revitalize places and spaces within the community Funding Information Grants are available up to $5,000 per project. Eligibility Criteria Applications can be made by not-for-profit community, arts, cultural or sporting groups which already exist and whose principal activities are conducted within the Greater Shepparton area. Applications can be made by a residents’ group which specifically forms to carry out the project. Where an application is made by a group that is not an Incorporated Association; the applicants will need to nominate another incorporated not-for-profit Community Group, Organization or Club which is willing to manage the grant funds (“auspice the grant”) on their behalf. A letter will be required from your auspice organization confirming their willingness to accept the auspice role. Applicants are required to have a current $20 Million Public Liability Insurance policy. Applications will be accepted from Schools and Churches where it is identified that the project will have broader community benefit and is not a part of the core business of the organization. For more information, visit https://greatershepparton.com.au/community/grants-and-funding/community-matching-grants Post Views: 43 Previous articleToowoomba Regional Council: Youth Grants Program – Australia Next articleCommunity Arts Grants Program – Australia I am a doctor and a social entrepreneur. Follow me on my social media platforms to stay in touch or to contact me.

Community Matching Grants Program – Australia