Provides opportunities for the community to receive funding to improve community assets owned by Council. This funding stream can also be used to fund and support larger infrastructure community projects within the city.
As part of AlburyCity's budget preparation process for the 2021/22 Financial Year, expressions of interest for financial assistance are invited. Formal applications regarding Community Fund projects, Financial Assistance and Sponsorship will open on 5 December 2020 and will close at 5.00pm, 29 January 2021.
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 2021/2022 Council budget process. It is anticipated that recipients will be advised of the funding decision in June 2021 when the budget is formally adopted.
Applicants will be required to apply through the Smarty Grants Portal.
The following details should accompany the application:
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 AlburyCity staff prior to submitting a formal application.