GRANT AMOUNT: UP TO $10,000 FOR UP TO 2 YEARS
This grant is time-limited (2019- 2023) and is funded by contributions from a Craigieburn-based gambling venue.
The Specialist Partnership Grant (Reducing Gambling Harm) is for new and innovative services, programs and projects to prevent and reduce the harms related to gambling for residents living in Hume.
You can apply for the Specialist Partnership Grant (Reducing Gambling Harm) if you are an established not-for-profit organisations, schools or university with a track record in the delivery of services, programs, projects or research that focus on the prevention and reduction of harms from gambling.
The Specialist Partnership Grant (Reducing Gambling Harm) category is available in three funding streams:
STREAM 1: At Risk: To fund services, programs, projects or research that target specific community groups who are associated with a greater risk of gambling harm, including, but not limited to, older persons, young adults, socially isolated persons, people with disabilities and groups that have been identified through National and International research.
STREAM 2: Normalization: To fund services, programs, projects or research that disrupt the “normalisation” of gambling, including, but not limited to, poker machines, sports betting, online or app-based gambling. For example, this could include public communications and messaging campaigns.
STREAM 3: Take-up of services: To fund services, programs or projects that increase the uptake of services or extend the reach of services for Hume residents in order to address the harms to those directly affected or indirectly affected by gambling.
- Discuss their proposal with Council’s Community Development Coordinator by calling 9205 2200 prior to submission.
- Be an incorporated and not-for-profit organisation (inclusive of schools and universities) that has a track record (or demonstrated ability) in the delivery of services, programs or projects that focus on the prevention and reduction of harms from gambling.
- Applicants that require an auspice are ineligible.
- Demonstrate in kind or cash contribution that equals the value of the grant request. For example, if you ask for $10,000 you must show a contribution of at least $10,000 (cash or in kind).
- Provide evidence (quotes, staff timesheets) to support the project budget, including evidence to support matching funding.
- Have no outstanding debts with Council.
- Have satisfactorily acquitted any previous funding received by Hume City Council.
- Run the funded activity or project from a location within Hume which will substantially benefit residents of Hume.
- Engage with Council in the design of their project and be prepared to share the project’s findings and learnings with Council at regular intervals.