Stronger Communities Programme Round 7

SMALL COMMUNITY PROJECTS IN CAPRICORNIA

The Liberal and Nationals Government is providing a further $150,000 in funding for small-scale upgrades and new equipment that community groups in Capricornia need and deserve.

“Our Government continues to deliver for Capricornia” Ms Landry said.

“This latest funding injection will support up to 20 projects across our communities, supporting jobs and delivering an economic boost to drive our recovery on the other side of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“This type of investment brings people together by strengthening social connections, building community participation and delivering a brighter and more vibrant future for communities.

  • Netherdale Rural Fire Brigade Finch Hatton
  • Rockhampton Netball Association Rockhampton
  • Emu Park Men’s Shed Emu Park
  • Collinsville Community Association Collinsville
  • Middlemount Community Sports Association Middlemount
  • Kidney Support Network Sarina

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Barnaby Joyce said the Government was continuing to back regional Australia.

“Through the Stronger Communities Programme, our investments support local jobs, grow local economies and deliver lasting infrastructure and much-needed equipment,” the Deputy Prime Minister said.

“We are providing $22.7 million under Round 7 to deliver investment in regional areas, support jobs to drive our economic recovery, and ensure our regions remain great places to live and visit.

“Our Government is continuing to back regional and remote communities, providing opportunities for them to get ahead and prosper into the future.”

The grant will fund up to 20 projects in Capricornia, with grants of between $2,500 and $20,000 available for incorporated not-for-profit community organisations and local governing bodies to deliver their community-shaping projects.

Examples of not-for-profit organisations include:

  • Local rural fire service
  • Local state emergency service
  • Police and Citizen Youth clubs
  • Child care centres
  • Surf clubs
  • Local aged care bodies
  • Non-distributing co-operatives
  • Companies limited by a guarantee
  • Indigenous not-for-profit corporations.

Grant funding will be available for up to 100 per cent of eligible project costs except for local governing bodies where grant funding will be up to 50 per cent of eligible project costs.

More information is available at business.gov.au/scp

To Download EOI Form Click Button Below

Expressions of Interest forms must be completed and returned to my office by C.O.B Tueday 9th November 2021 to be eligible.

Forms can be emailed to michelle.landry.mp@aph.gov.au

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