Stronger Communities Programme - Round 6

Applications for Round Six 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 2021.

Applications are now open.
EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST MUST BE SUBMITTED BY 5PM, FRIDAY 5 MARCH 2021

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

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

Chris Bowen MP 

PO Box W210
Fairfield West NSW 2165

or email to:

[email protected]