Grants have been approved for the latest round of the GSDC’s Community Chest Fund (CCF), providing support for 21 projects in the region that will share $555,555 in Royalties for Regions funding. Regional Development Minister Terry Redman announced the successful applicants on Friday 15 July.
The CCF grants are for applicants seeking funding support of up to $50,000. Applications opened in January and forty grant submissions were received by the close of applications in March, seeking a total of more than $1.2 million of funding support.
Grants allocated ranged from $7,000 to the $50,000 maximum. Projects supported included events, upgrades to community facilities, programs meeting community needs, and marketing and promotion of the Great Southern. Read the full list of CCF grant recipients.
The previous round of the CCF, in 2014-15, provided $370,000 to 26 projects in the Great Southern.
For enquiries about the CCF, contact us.
See also the GSDC's companion program, the Regional Grants Scheme, which is for grants from $50,001 to $300,000.