The Australian Government is seeking applications for the 3rd round of its program entitled Building Better Regions Fund Community Investments Stream- that will fund new or expanded local events, strategic regional plans, or leadership and capability strengthening activities that provide economic and social benefits to regional and remote areas.
The Building Better Regions Fund (the program) runs over 5 years from 2017-18 to 2021-22.
The objectives of the program are to:
drive economic growth
build stronger regional communities into the future.
The intended outcomes of the program are to:
have a positive impact on economic activity, including Indigenous economic participation through employment and supplier-use outcomes
enhance community facilities
enhance leadership capacity
encourage community cohesion and sense of identity.
The minimum grant amount is $5,000.
The maximum grant amount is $10 million.
However, given the nature of eligible projects, we expect most grants will be under $100,000.
To be eligible:
The project must include eligible activities and eligible expenditure
The majority of project expenditure must be eligible
The project must not have commenced.
Eligible activities must directly relate to the project and must be one of the following:
local events and workshops
regional leadership and capability
To be eligible applicants must:
have an Australian Business Number (ABN) and
be one of the following incorporated entities:
an incorporated not for profit organization. As a not for profit organization applicants must demonstrate their not for profit status through one of the following:
Current Australian Charities and Not for profits Commission’s (ACNC) Registration
State or territory incorporated association status
Constitutional documents and/or Articles of Association that demonstrate the not for profit character of the organization
an Australian local government agency or body
How to Apply
Applicants can apply online via given website.
Deadline: 15 November 2018
For more information, please visit Community Investments Stream.
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