3064 Community Support Fund Grant

NOW OPEN - FUNDS AVAILABLE UP TO $1,000 PER RECIPIENT

The 3064 Community Support Fund Grants have been established to respond to community need and reduce barriers to access and/or engagement in Craigieburn and surrounds (postcode 3064).

Applications can be made by incorporated not-for-profit organisations and community groups (including schools) on behalf of an individual or family.

Examples of local community needs include mobility aids and assistive technologies, as well as support for participation in community-based programs or activities that contribute to health, wellbeing and education.

Eligibility

Applicants must:

  • Be incorporated and not-for-profit organisations or community groups (inclusive of schools) who are supporting an individual or family
  • Be based in Hume City, and/or delivering services in Hume City
  • Identify a proposal to assist an individual or family residing within postcode 3064 experiencing hardship and/or barriers to access and participation in the Hume Community as identified by the applicant
  • Apply on behalf of an individual or family
  • Be responsible for all reporting and acquittal requirements
  • Provide 100% of funding to the identified individual or family
  • Identify an urgent need that cannot be met by the identified individual or family
  • Show that the applicant cannot meet this need through other funding sources including other grant programs (including those from Government)
  • Have no outstanding debts with Hume City Council
  • Have satisfactorily acquitted any previous funding received from Hume City Council
  • Distribute and acquit funds in accordance with grant’s requirements.

Applicants must not: 

  • Propose a program to assist a previous recipient of this grant
  • Propose a program that will duplicate or top-up existing services or grant programs (for example, emergency relief, or other support/programs from Government).

     

*Applicants can submit multiple  applications on behalf of different individuals or families. However, individuals and families may only receive one grant per five-year period. 

*A single application can seek up to a maximum of 5 grants. These must be from different families i.e. one family cannot receive multiple grants. 

*Applications are accepted throughout the year until funds are exhausted.

*This grant category is time-limited (2019- 2023) and is funded by contributions from a Craigieburn-based gambling venue. 

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Updated : 2:59 PM, 19 February 2020

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