A financial contribution is available for community-led recovery activities in bushfire-impacted areas or for activities which recognise the second anniversaries of the Black Summer bushfire.
Applications are for amounts up to $2,500.
To be eligible you must:
It is strongly encouraged for community groups to work collaboratively across their community when planning recovery activities. Providing letters of support, petitions or other evidence of community support for your activity may assist your application.
All applications must be submitted using the online application form and be completed in full.
If your activity meets the criteria and at least one condition in each category of the guidelines (page 2), please complete the attached application.
All applications are reviewed by Council representatives.
Applications need to be received by close of business on 17 December for first round consideration. Applications will then be assessed weekly from 10 January 2022 until 31 March 2022 or until funds are expended. No grants will be awarded between 23 December 2021 and 10 January 2022.
The funded activities must be completed by 30 June 2022 for acquittal and reporting purposes.
Do you have an idea but not sure how to get it off the ground? Not part of an incorporated group? For support or further information, contact our Community Development and Engagement Team on: 6499 2222 or email: email@example.com
Questions to ask:
Questions to ask:
Your application should outline who will be involved. You may be working with local government or other service providers, or you may have a community group or local trades that will be involved. In your plan you may be applying for funding for one aspect of a larger project. How will this funding fit into your plan? It is also important to include budget and timelines for your activity, demonstrating that completion is achievable by 30 June 2021.
In your budget, include all items that are necessary to complete the activity. Quotes and letters of support are not required but may assist you in planning for your project and the assessment of your application.