Expressions of interest are now open for the 2019 Stronger Communities Programme.
The programme provides grants of between $2,500 and $20,000 for small capital projects that improve community participation and contribute to vibrant and viable communities. There is a total of $150,000 available to Lingiari to fund a maximum of 20 projects.
Local government agencies, Incorporated not-for-profits and Trustees acting on behalf of a property trust that are responsible for a community asset are eligible to apply.
The project must be located in the electorate of Lingiari and applicants must be able to demonstrate matched funding for the project, in cash or in-kind.
In 2018 I had the pleasure in supporting 19 projects such as upgrade to the Golf Club facilities on Christmas Island, installation of solar panels for the Green River Aboriginal Corporation, facilities for the 40th Anniversary Freds Pass Show and the refurbishment of the commercial kitchen at the Gap Youth Centre to name a few.
I encourage you organisation to consider lodging an Stronger Communities Expression of Interest 2019 for this programme. EOI’s close on the 16th of September 2019.
For more information on eligibility, click this link (https://www.business.gov.au/Assistance/Stronger-Communities-Programme ) and read through the page including the programme guidelines and fact sheet.
Alternatively please give my office a call on 8983 3129 if you have any questions.