If you are located in the Hotham Electorate, your community group could be eligible for up to $20,000 of funding for small capital projects as part of the sixth round of Stronger Community Grants. $150,000 will be made available for community groups in Hotham for projects that improve community participation and contribute to the vibrancy and viability of local communities.
Grants of between $2,500 and $20,000 for small capital projects are available to incorporated non-profit community groups with an Australian Business Number (ABN). Trustees on behalf of a property trust with responsibility for a community asset are also eligible. Projects require matched contributions in cash, and should schedule to complete the project by December 31st 2021. You cannot commence the project until the Department provides formal approval of a grant.
Examples of potentially eligible projects that organisations may wish to consider seeking funding for include:
- Upgrades or fit-outs of community or multicultural centres
- Sporting Facilities upgrades
- Purchases of equipment for a local SES
For more information on eligibility and grant guidelines please visit www.business.gov.au/grants-and-programs/stronger-communities-programme
To apply, please download the expression of interest form and email to [email protected] by March 5th 2021.