Community, public and not-for-profit organisations are invited to apply for grants up to $50,000 in the next round of the GSDC’s Community Chest Fund (CCF). Royalties for Regions funding of $555,556 is available through the CCF. (Applicants seeking grants over $50,000 should apply through the Regional Grants Scheme.)
Applications for CCF 2017 grants must be received by 4pm on Monday 19 September 2016. Applications must be submitted as hard copy; no email applications will be accepted.
Funding through CCF 2017 will be available from 1 July 2017.
Consideration will be given to all proposals that will contribute to achieving the objectives of the Royalties for Regions Community Chest Fund. In addition, the GSDC will give consideration to the proposal’s alignment with existing regional development strategic planning and, in particular, the Great Southern Regional Investment Blueprint.
For enquiries about the CCF, contact us.
Grants have been approved for CCF 2016, providing support for 21 projects in the region that will share $555,555 in Royalties for Regions funding. Regional Development Minister Terry Redman announced the successful applicants on Friday 15 July.
Applications opened in January and forty grant submissions were received by the close of applications in March, seeking a total of more than $1.2 million of funding support.
Grants allocated ranged from $7,000 to the $50,000 maximum. Projects supported included events, upgrades to community facilities, programs meeting community needs, and marketing and promotion of the Great Southern.