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; assistive technologies; support for participation in local community based social, educational, leisure; health and wellbeing programs or activities.

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 : 4:42 PM, 29 January 2020

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