Community Groups have been able to apply for the third round of Campbelltown Cares Grants of up to $2,000 for essential emergency support, community connections and resilience programs during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Campbelltown Cares Grants are being made available to organisations who have created programs responding to social issues in the community, particularly those addressing social isolation issues.
Key funding priorities include programs that address:
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders community wellbeing
- Addressing social isolation issues with the community (Seniors, CALD and people with disability)
- Domestic violence
- Food security
- Refugee, migrants and asylum seekers
- Targeted activities reducing issues related to youth isolation, disengagement and youth self-harm and suicide
Campbelltown City Council Cares Grants of up to $2,000 are available.
Eligibility and selection
Organisations eligible for grants must be;
- Incorporated not-for profit or community organisations, or
- Auspiced by an incorporated not-for profit or community organisation.
- Organisations must be known to Council with demonstrated financial sustainability.
Projects and programs
Projects/programs eligible for grants must;
- Exclusively serve communities within the Campbelltown Local Government Area (LGA)
- Have no alternate funding sources available (i.e. would not proceed or expand without the grant)
- Can commence within 2 to 4 weeks of receiving funding.
Selection criteria which will be considered where excess applications are received:
- Demonstrates how they will address social isolation
- Addresses community stressors due to COVID-19 if not dealt with immediately
- Where relevant, collaborates with other groups and/ or services
- Demonstrates how many people will benefit from the project
How to apply
Applications have now closed.
Contact: Caitlin Manganaro
Phone: 02 4645 4902