This grant provides sponsorship funding to assist not-for-profit community organisations to deliver community events which build community capacity. This category is also available for local schools to request sponsorship for student awards in conjunction with their annual awards nights. Council will determine on a case by case basis the requirements for acknowledgement of sponsorship. Successful applicants will need to reapply each year for assessment on merit. The fund will provide individual event sponsorship of up to $3,000.
Applications will be assessed by the Community Grants Program Assessment Panel against the Community Grants Program Policy based on the Assessment Criteria. A recommendation will be made by the Community Grants Program Assessment Panel to the Chief Executive Officer for approval. The Community Grants Program Assessment Panel will comprise of four (4) Councillors as decided by Council.
The fund will provide two (2) funding rounds in August and February each financial year.
For further information please contact Council's Community Development/Grants Officer, Kimberley Donohue on 4189 9100.