Annual funding is available for organisations to provide various cultural and/or community services and programs.
Service Agreements have historically been in place and continue to be approved each year by Council for organisations to provide various cultural and or community services and programs as a result of the annual financial assistance provided by Council. These agreements provide a number of conditions which relate to how the funded organisation is to use the donated funds, as well as the reporting processes that must be met by the funded organisation and the outcomes which are achieved through the funding program.
There is no limit to the amount of an individual annual contribution. The Donations and Sponsorships budget Schedule forms part of the approved annual Operational Plan. Community Centres support is included in the Operational budgets for the Community Development function.
To be eligible to apply, you must consider the following for your program, initiatives, or project:
The applicant must be incorporated or a registered legal entity and is not acting for private gain. The project must meet a community need. The organisation must initiate discussions with the AlburyCity Community Development team prior to submitting a formal application.
The following details should accompany the application:
AlburyCity recognises that COVID-19 makes it extremely hard to plan and deliver programs / projects to the community. When Financial Assistance grants and Sponsorship is awarded to recipients it is with the intent that programs/projects will be delivered within an agreed time frame. If groups and individuals are having trouble to fulfil this requirement because of COVID-19, we will work with you to determine the best approach and outcome. Extensions may be granted, and other solutions developed.
Funding recommendations will be considered as part of the 2022/2023 Council budget process. It is anticipated that recipients will be advised of the funding decision in June 2022 when the budget is formally adopted.
If you have any questions please contact our Community Development team on 02 6023 8111 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.