Grants available for disaster recovery and community development projects on the Myall Coast

Any eligible local organisation that wants to deliver a project or activity to improve the recovery and resilience of their community is encouraged to apply.

 

ELIGIBLE community groups are being invited to apply for new funding to support ongoing recovery and build resilience and preparedness for future disaster events.

Funding of between $2,000 and $15,000 will be available for community development and capacity building projects and activities, which must be completed by 20 March 2022.

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“The projects and activities can either support ongoing recovery needs in a community, or they may improve the capacity and capability of community members to respond to future disasters,” said MidCoast Council’s Manager Libraries and Community Services, Chris Jones.

“The funding may also be used to purchase items of equipment required to deliver these projects and activities.”

To be eligible, organisations must meet specific entity criteria and have an Australian Business Number.

The project or activity must also be delivered within the MidCoast local government area.

“We encourage any eligible organisation that wants to deliver a project or activity to improve the recovery and resilience of their community following our bushfire events to take a look at these grants and apply.”

If you’d like to discuss your eligibility, or your proposed project, please call our Disaster Recovery Grants Officer on 7955 7941.

For more detail on the eligibility criteria and conditions of funding, and to apply, please visit midcoast.nsw.gov.au/grants.

The funding round opens on Monday 30 September and closes Sunday 10 October 2021.

The Disaster Recovery Grant funding is provided through the joint Commonwealth-State Disaster Recovery funding arrangements and funding has been administered by Resilience NSW.

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