Northern Grampians Shire Council is seeking suitable applications from local community not-for-profit groups and organisations in alignment with the following expected outcomes of our Community Grants Program:
Increased social connectedness for all Northern Grampians Shire residents
Creation of safe environments that are inclusive of the growing diversity across communities in the Northern Grampians Shire
Increased capacity of residents to support members of the community who show early signs of, or are living with, mental health problems
Increased resilience within the community.
Purpose of the program
The Community Grants Program, in line with the program outcomes, will support initiatives that:
- Strengthen volunteering programs and/or opportunities to build organisational capacity (e.g. volunteer software, workshops strategic planning, grant writing, web-site creation).
- Provide opportunities for connection and participation within the community for First Nations people, young people, older people, people living with a disability, LGBTIQ+, or migrant communities.
- Provide options to improve the health and wellbeing of communities, e.g., Mental Health First Aid training, purchase of a defibrillator and training in how to use it.
- Obtain minor equipment/assets that support the delivery of activities and programming focusing on social connection and/or physical activity within community facilities.
Applications for Community Grants can be up to $5,000.
Grants are now closed.