Goondiwindi Regional Council

COMMUNITY DONATIONS AND GRANTS
2017/18 GRANTS FUNDING ROUND 1 NOW OPEN

Council has available financial assistance to support community organisations that make a positive contribution to the quality of life in the Goondiwindi Regional Council area. Council has in place a Community Donations and Grants Policy to provide a platform on which decisions regarding allocation of donations and grants are to be based.

Funding will be provided on a ‘project’ or ‘program’ basis. An initial funding round is called for projects proposed to be undertaken in the current financial year.  All applications will be assessed against eligibility and selection criteria. Such applications will be assessed in an open and equitable manner. The level of assistance available is limited by Council’s budget. No applicant can be guaranteed funding nor can any applicant be guaranteed to receive the full amount requested.

Application forms for both programs are available from Council’s Customer Service Centres and on its website.

Please note that GRANT APPLICATIONS must be lodged with Council by THURSDAY, 31 August 2017.

 

GRANTS & DONATIONS GRANTS & DONATIONS

Council has available limited financial assistance to support community organisations that make a positive contribution to the quality of life in the Goondiwindi Regional Council area.

Council has in place a Community Grants and Donations Policy to provide a platform on which decisions regarding allocation of donations and grants are to be based.

Community Grants Program

Organisations seeking funding of $451 or more are required to provide Council with detailed information regarding the proposed use of the funds and how this use would benefit the Community. 

Funding will be provided on a ‘project’ or ‘program’ basis. All applications will be assessed on merit against eligibility and selection criteria.  Such applications will be assessed in an open and equitable manner.  The level of assistance available is limited by Council’s budget decision.  No applicant can be guaranteed funding nor can any applicant be guaranteed to receive the full amount requested.

Only one (1) initial funding round will be called in July each year for the current financial year, with a subsequent round to be called in January or February each year subject to funds availability.

Community Donations Program

Applications may be made at any time throughout the year, however completed application forms must be lodged a minimum of 30 days prior to the event or request for in-kind assistance.

Donations will only be given up to and including $450.

Application forms for both programs are available at all of Council’s administration offices.

Applications should address the specified criteria. 

 

Information on possible sources for external funding can be obtained HERE.