Stronger Communities Programme -Round 7

Applications for Round Seven of the Stronger Communities Programme are now open!

The Programme invites community groups and organisations to apply for funding for capital investment projects. Up to $150,000 will be available in McMahon for 20 small capital projects which improve community participation and contribute to the vibrancy and viability of local communities.

Grants of between $2,500 and $20,000 are available. This round will be 100% funded by the Government, so you don’t need to match contributions in cash or in-kind as in previous rounds.

Local governments, school, charities and incorporated not-for-profit organisations are all eligible to apply.

Funding:

A total funding pool of $150,000 can be allocated to successful applications. A maximum of 20 projects will be funded in each electorate.

The minimum grant amount is $2,500 and the maximum grant amount is $20,000.

Unlike in previous rounds, this round will be 100% funded by the Government, so you don’t need to match contributions in cash or in-kind as in previous rounds. (excludes Local Governments)

Eligibility:

To be eligible you must have an Australian Business Number (ABN) and be one of the following entities:

  • a local government council
  • a not for profit organisation that is a legal entity. 
  • a trustee on behalf of a property trust with responsibility for a community asset

Timeline:

Your project should be scheduled for completion by 31 December 2022.

Applications are now open.


EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST MUST BE SUBMITTED BY 5PM, MONDAY 13 DECEMBER 2022

Further information, including an expression of interest form, can be downloaded here:

Expression of Interest Form

Guidelines

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Factsheet 

If you are interested in applying, please download and complete an "Expression of Interest" PDF form above and

email to:

[email protected]