The Shire of Manjimup's annual community grants round for 2018/19 opens Monday 12 February 2018, allowing another opportunity for community groups and organisations to seek funding for projects, events or activities.
Each year Council allocates up to 2% of the Shire's previous year's rates income back to the community by way of grants. Last year this equated to $165,898 in cash support for local events, sports clubs, community centres, art projects, community gardens, youth zones and more.
It is a great opportunity for groups, however they are required to be incorporated to receive funds. Groups which are not incorporated are still able to apply but must nominate the name and ABN details of an auspic ing organisation to receive funds on their behalf, if successful.
The annual round of community grants is an extremely worthwhile exercise for organisations to seek funding. Shire President Paul Omodei said "Funding is available under three categories: events, community projects and youth. We know the funding can be essential to the success of community events and projects. Cr Omodei added "If you think you have a worthy idea let us hear about it."
Application forms can be downloaded from the Shire's website, picked up from the Shire Administration Centre, or from the Manjimup, Pemberton, Northcliffe and Walpole Community Resource Centres and public libraries.
Applications close at 4pm on Friday 6 April 2018. For more information about community grants please contact Michelle McGinty, Community Services Administration Officer on 9771 7701, via email on firstname.lastname@example.org or view the community grants webpage.
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Contact for comment: Paul Omodei; Shire President.Contact: 0448 810 773