The Gannawarra Community Recovery Flood Recovery Grants Program is supporting events, activities and programs planned to be held between 25 March 2024 and 30 April 2024 to coincide with the Easter and April holiday periods.
Community groups, organisations and live music venues located in the Gannawarra Shire are eligible to apply for up to $5,000 of funding.
Examples of eligible activities include live music, children and family entertainment, community barbecues, pop-up art, and school holiday programs. Catering and advertising costs can be included as part of a broader community focused project, noting that advertising is capped at no more than 15 per cent of the total approved budget.
Ineligible expenses include sponsorship, prizes, flags, banners, uniforms, infrastructure and equipment. Events, programs and activities that have already been funded by Council or the Gannawarra Community Resilience Committee are ineligible to apply for further funds.
Applicants must be based in the Gannawarra Shire and provide services to the Gannawarra community.
Events, programs and activities that provide social connection opportunities and contribute to a calendar of events across Gannawarra communities over the Easter and April holiday period to attract additional visitors will be prioritised.
This funding opportunity is supported by the Victorian and Commonwealth Governments under the Commonwealth-State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA) as part of the Gannawarra Community Flood Recovery Program. Successful applicants will be required to provide promotional material acknowledging the funding source by affixing a logo banner, as provided.
To assist in confirming arrangements, applications will be assessed as they are received but must be made by Thursday, 29 February.
Applications must be received via Council’s Smartygrants portal. To apply, please click here.
Funding to successful applications will be made in mid-March and final reports will be required to be submitted within one month of the event, activity of program taking place, but no later than 31 May 2024.
Council assistance is available to help support community ideas and the development of promotional material.
To discuss ideas or for further assistance, contact Council on (03) 5450 9333 or email firstname.lastname@example.org