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Community COVID recovery

Community-life activity and event support

Support for community groups and non-profit organisations to run activities or hold events that align with the COVID-19 Community Recovery Plan.

How much is available?

Up to $500 per community group/ non-profit organisation is available.

Eligibility requirements

Funds must clearly support the eligible activity. Entering into a written agreement with Mitchell Shire Council to deliver the approved activity forms part of the eligibility to receive funds.

Eligible activities

Eligible activities will address a priority area within the COVID-19 Community Recovery Plan:

Active community

A more empowered and resilient community. A socially connected and diverse community.

Gender responsive

Improved gender equality and empowerment of women and gender diverse people. Reduced discrimination and violence based on these attributes.

Localise job opportunities and investment

Stable and secure job opportunities for local residents. A stronger local business sector. Renewed business confidence and investment.

Re-engaging in education

Address current and prevent emergence of generational education and employment disparity. Suitable and appropriate infrastructure and service delivery for liveable and sustainable communities.

Access to services

Improved accessibility to, services, skilled workers and specialists available to the community. Suitable and appropriate infrastructure and service delivery for liveable and sustainable communities.

Climate conscious

Protected and enhanced natural environment for use, wellbeing and enjoyment of current and future generations. Reduced impacts of climate change. Reduced natural hazards. Infrastructure and service delivery that underpins liveable and sustainable communities.

Housing options to enhance health and wellbeing outcomes

Housing options that prevent homelessness and provide a stable living environment. Suitable and appropriate infrastructure and service delivery for liveable and sustainable communities.

Application rounds

Round 1: Applications received up to 9am on Wednesday 15 December 2021

Round 2: Applications received up to 9am on Wednesday 12 January 2022

Round 3: Applications received up to 9am on Wednesday 16 February 2022

Availability of support

The availability of support in each round is limited. Where expressions of interest exceed available allocation in each geographic location entries will be entered into a ballot. Unsuccessful entries will be considered in future rounds.

Further rounds may be announced. Please see the full terms and conditions for more information.

Expression of interest

This page was last updated on 25 November 2021.