|14 August 2017
Community and sporting groups from within the Wattle Range Council area are reminded that applications for Round 1 of the 2017/18 Community Financial Assistance Grants program are closing this Friday.
Applications are invited in two categories; the Community Financial Assistance Grants assisting in the development of a broad range of projects and events; and the Community Sports and Recreation Grants specifically aimed to assist development of sports and recreation projects or events.
Grants provided for any one project or event will be limited to $2,000 and will be offered on a dollar for dollar basis if they meet the set criteria.
“I strongly encourage all community groups with eligible projects to submit an application for consideration by Council” Council CEO, Mr Ben Gower said.
“The grants provide much needed support to our local community and sporting groups, enabling them to upgrade their equipment and facilities or host events to benefit our region”.
Application forms are available from Council offices in Millicent, Beachport and Penola, or can be downloaded from Council’s website at www.wattlerange.sa.gov.au and should be received by Council no later than 5 pm this coming Friday, August 18.
Round 2 applications will invited in December and close in January 2018.
For further information please contact:
Ben Gower, Chief Executive Officer
Telephone: (08) 8733 0900