Community Chest Fund
The Community Chest Fund (CCF) is part of the Royalties for Regions program. It supports community, public and not-for-profit organisations with grants up to $50,000. Royalties for Regions funding of $555,556 was available for the 2017 round of the CCF. (See also the companion program, the Regional Grants Scheme, for grants from $50,001 to $300,000.)
Grants approved for CCF 2017 are providing support for 20 projects in the region that will share $555,556 in Royalties for Regions funding. Regional Development Minister Terry Redman announced the successful applicants on Friday 27 January 2017.
Grants allocated ranged from $5,000 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.