Stronger Communities Programme  The Federal Government’s  Stronger Communities Programme  provides a great opportunity for groups to access capital (infrastructure) funding for projects which will deliver social 
benefits. The programme aims to improve local community participation, 
cohesion and contribute to vibrant and viable communities.    Key Aspects of the programme:    Federal Members of Parliament (MPs) will establish a community 
consultation committee to undertake consultation in their electorate to 
identify eligible projects and invite applicants to apply  Local government and incorporated not-for-profit organisations are eligible to apply  Grants of between $5,000 and up to a maximum of $20,000 are available  Applicants are required to confirm matched funding in cash or in-kind on at least a dollar-for-dollar basis  Funding of $150,000 per electorate per year will be allocated for two years commencing 2015-16.    Check your deadline with your local MP.

Stronger Communities Programme

The Federal Government’s Stronger Communities Programme provides a great opportunity for groups to access capital (infrastructure) funding for projects which will deliver social benefits. The programme aims to improve local community participation, cohesion and contribute to vibrant and viable communities.

Key Aspects of the programme:

  • Federal Members of Parliament (MPs) will establish a community consultation committee to undertake consultation in their electorate to identify eligible projects and invite applicants to apply
  • Local government and incorporated not-for-profit organisations are eligible to apply
  • Grants of between $5,000 and up to a maximum of $20,000 are available
  • Applicants are required to confirm matched funding in cash or in-kind on at least a dollar-for-dollar basis
  • Funding of $150,000 per electorate per year will be allocated for two years commencing 2015-16.

Check your deadline with your local MP.