A financial contribution is available for community-led recovery activities in bushfire-impacted areas or for activities which recognise 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 before close date 8 December 2020 for first round considerations. After this time applications will be assessed weekly from 11 January 2021 until 31 March 2021 or until funds are expended. NB no grants will be awarded between 14 December 2020 and 11 January 2021.
The funded activities must be completed by 30 June 2021 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: Sbaker@begavalley.nsw.gov.au
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.