Applications for funding under the State government's Community Building Partnership program close on 31 October 2011 and I encourage community groups to consider applying. The Sydney, Heffron and Marrickville electorates have each been allocated $300,000.
The funding is for building or upgrading local facilities and includes capital works, refurbishment, repairs and maintenance or buying capital equipment.
Applicants need to demonstrate how their project will benefit their local community through the building or improvement of facilities to deliver positive social, recreational or environmental outcomes. Projects must start by late 2012 and be completed before the end of March 2013.
Note that applications can only be made online.
- Community Building Partnership Program: www.communitybuildingpartnership.nsw.gov.au or phone 1300 707 155