Groups urged to ap­ply for funds

Pilbara News - - Pilbara News -

Not-for-profit or­gan­i­sa­tions and coun­cils are be­ing urged to ap­ply for the lat­est round of the Na­tional Stronger Re­gions Fund. Fund­ing for be­tween $20,000 and $10 mil­lion for cap­i­tal in­fra­struc­ture projects is avail­able un­der the scheme. Durack MP Melissa Price said the NSRF strength­ened com­mu­ni­ties through job cre­ation and eco­nomic growth. “This is a won­der­ful op­por­tu­nity to grow your town,” she said. “I also en­cour­age you to seek the sup­port of your lo­cal Re­gional De­vel­op­ment Aus­tralia of­fice.” Ms Price said ap­pli­cants in re­mote ar­eas only had to con­trib­ute $1 for ev­ery $3 ap­plied for un­der the NSRF. Sub­mis­sions for the lat­est round of fund­ing close on March 15.

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