3064 Community Support Fund Grant

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Funds available up to $1,000 (Open all year)

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

The 3064 Community Support Fund Grants have been established to respond to community need and reduce barriers to access and/or engagement for people residing in Craigieburn and surrounds that have the postcode 3064.

Applications can be made by incorporated not-for-profit organisations and community groups (including schools) who are supporting 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 deliver 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
  • Give 100% of funding to the identified individual or family
  • Have an urgent need that cannot be met by the affected individual or family
  • Show that the applicant cannot meet this need through other funding sources including other grant programs (including those from government agencies) 
  • Have no outstanding debts with Hume City Council
  • Have satisfactorily acquitted any previous funding received by Hume City Council
  • Distribute and acquit funds in accordance with the funding requirements

Applicants must not: 

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

Please note:

  • 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.

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


Updated : 2:20 PM, 17 April 2020

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