Community Grants for 2021 Australia

Community grants play an important role in the development of many communities across Australia. The government of Australia realises that awarding grants to individuals and businesses is not sufficient for the uplift of an entire community lacking progress and development. Here are some of the most important community grants given by the government to show their commitment and support for communities across the nation.

City Reactivation Event Grants Victoria

City Reactivation Grant is an initiative by the Victorian government to help in organising community events in Melbourne that are Covid-19 safe. This grant is currently open and it is strictly for Melbourne events organised in the city in 2021.

Eligibility criteria

  • City Reactivation Event Grant is strictly for event organisers in the city of Melbourne
  • You must have a valid ABN
  • The event must attract a minimum of 500 people
  • The event must be open for people with different abilities
  • You can apply for a monetary assistance of up to $100,000 under this grant.

State Heritage Register Emergency Works Funding NSW

This grant from the government of New South Wales is aimed at helping managers and owners of heritage items to restore such items damaged by natural disasters or unexpected events. It is an ongoing grant under which eligible candidates can apply for funding at any time of the year. The value of the heritage grants for communities ranges between $1,000 and $100,000. The community grant from NSW government is strictly for heritage items listed by the state government. This community grant keeps heritage items protected and provides money for their repair after damage caused by a storm or any other such unexpected event.

Eligibility criteria

  • To be eligible, you must be an individual, community group, or a trustee of a heritage item
  • You could be the owner or the manager of a heritage item
  • The heritage item must not have been acquired from NSW government in the last 2 years

Bushfire Recovery Grants for Community Facilities Victoria

This community grant from Victoria government provides money for the repair and improvement of community facilities damaged by bushfire. This grant is currently open and the closing date is 30 June 2022. Eligible entities such as community groups and social organisations can get monetary assistance of up to $50,000 under this initiative by Victoria government. Remember that this community grant is for the restoration and repair of facilities that got destroyed during the bushfire of 2019 and 2020. The money in this grant can be used for the repair of damaged bathrooms and kitchens, community halls and buildings, or outdoor facilities.

Eligibility criteria

  • You must be a not for profit organisation, aboriginal organisation, or a community
  • Your entity must have Australian Business Number (ABN)
  • The facility must be in a local government area
  • The community facility must have been damaged by the bushfire

If you want to find out more information on the above mentioned or similar grants, please feel free to contact one of our advisers at the number mentioned below.

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