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Minister congratulates Community Grants funding recipients

Minister congratulates Community Grants funding recipients ​Twenty-seven local incorporated not-for-profit organisations will receive up to $50,000 to help deliver services, projects and programs that make a real difference in Canterbury- Bankstown. No Minister Paul Toole grants canterbury bankstown funding stronger communities fund Minister congratulates Community Grants funding recipients  
Community Grants funding recipients

​Twenty-seven local incorporated not-for-profit organisations will receive up to $50,000 to help deliver services, projects and programs that make a real difference in Canterbury- Bankstown.

As a newly amalgamated Council, the City of Canterbury Bankstown was allocated $10 million by the NSW Government under the Stronger Communities Fund. This was broken down into two programs - $9 million in the Major Projects Program and $1 million in the Community Grants Program. Under the latter, local incorporated not-for-profit organisations could apply for up to $50,000 to help deliver programs and services that “build a more vibrant, sustainable and inclusive city”.

Following a series of workshops and online forum discussions, held in July and August, Council received 87 applications for funding under the Community Grants Program, seeking a total of $3,442,566. Stringent criteria was used to assess the applications, with 27 approved.

Today, Administrator Richard Colley was joined by Minister for Local Government Paul Toole in congratulating some of the recipients.

“This funding provides local organisations with the ability to expand their services and deliver programs for a wide-range of community groups,” Mr Colley said.

“I’m looking forward to seeing the difference these projects will make in our community.”

Minister for Local Government Paul Toole said it was fantastic to see so many local community groups benefiting from the Stronger Communities Fund.

“Funding for projects run by organisations such as PCYC Bankstown and Belmore, Youth Off the Streets and Canterbury City Community Centre will make a real and lasting difference to the Canterbury-Bankstown community,” Mr Toole said.

Manager of Chester Hill Neighbourhood Centre, Dale Donadel, said her team was excited to receive the grant which would go towards expanding its community volunteer program.


 6/02/2017 3:45 PM