Community groups can now access a second round of Campbelltown Cares Grants of up to $2000 for essential emergency support, community connections and resilience programs during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Applicants must ensure that they meet the eligibility and selection criteria, and complete the online application form by Monday 2 November, 2020.
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 and disengagement.
Campbelltown City Council Cares Grants of up to $2000 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.
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 2-4 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
Grant application form
Enquiries: Please contact Kerrie Flynn on 02 4645 4080 or by email Community.Life@campbelltown.nsw.gov.au
Submissions closed: Monday 2 November 2020.