Stronger Communities Program underway

Tuesday, 25 August 2015

The Federal Government will provide $150,000 a year over two years for small capital projects in the Hinkler Electorate through the newly established Stronger Communities program.

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt said eligible not-for-profit organisations and Councils could apply for grants of between $5000 to $20,000, but will need to demonstrate they can match the Government’s contribution.

“As is required, a Hinkler advisory committee has been established to examine and prioritise projects to ensure the funding delivers the best possible outcome for our local communities,” Mr Pitt said.

Guidelines and Frequently Asked Questions for the Stronger Communities program are available at www.infrastructure.gov.au/SCP     

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