Just ask council and your organisation’s wish could be granted
SOUTH Burnett not-for-profit organisations looking for extra funding are in luck.
Round one of council’s 2019 Community Grants Program will open on Friday, February 1.
If you represent a not-for-profit organisation delivering local projects and activities, you may be eligible to apply.
Council’s community development and grants officer, Kimberley Donohue, encouraged community organisations to contact her for assistance with the application process.
“I can assist with what grant will be most suitable for them,” Ms Donohue said.
The previous program, which closed on August 31, 2018, received 54 applications with a total ask of $105,117.31.
“The event or project has to directly assist the South Burnett region,” Ms Donohue said.
The categories available under the Community Grants Program are:
Community events sponsorship;
Community hall insurance grant;
Councillor discretionary fund;
Elite performance youth grant;
Healthy communities sponsorship;
Project/program one-off sponsorship;
Regional arts development fund; and
School student awards. This round closes on Thursday, February 28.
For more information contact council on 4189 9100.