Purpose: The Stronger Communities Programme provides each of the 151 Federal electorates with $150,000 to fund a maximum of 20 small capital projects. These projects aim to improve local community participation and contribute to vibrant viable communities. Round 6 of the Programme will continue to support Australia's economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. For this special round, grant funding will be up to 100% of eligible project costs except for local governing bodies where grant funding will be up to 50% of eligible project costs.
Eligibility: To be eligible, you must have an ABN and be one of the following incorporated entities:
Examples of projects which may be funded under the programme include:
Projects funded under round 6 of the Programme will need to be completed by 31 December 2021.
How To Apply: Read the grant opportunity guidelines, and make sure that your organisation and project are eligible, then complete the expression of interest form by Monday 22 February 2021. If your EOI is approved you will be invited to complete a detailed formal application through an online portal which will be processed by the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications (the Department). More information on the guidelines can be found HERE
Expression of Interest Form can be found HERE.
Amount: Up to $20,000
EOI Open Date: 19 January 2021 10AM AEDT
EOI Close Date: 22 February 2021 5PM AEDT