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Stronger Communities Programme Round 3 August 2017

Stronger Communities Programme Round Three

Potential funding opportunities for Men’s Sheds

In the 2017 Budget the Australian Government committed $22.5 million for a third round of the Stronger Communities Programme. Funding of up to $150,000 in each Federal Electorate will be available in 2017-18. Applicants are required to match the SCP grant in cash or in-kind on at least a dollar for dollar basis.

Who can apply?
At a minimum, you must:
• have an Australian Business Number (ABN) and
• be one of the following entities:
o a Local Government agency or body;
o a Not-For-Profit (NFP) organisation that is a legal entity;
o a Trustee on behalf of a Property Trust with responsibility for a community asset.

Applications for Round Three will open on 7 August 2017.

Guidance materials including the Programme Guidelines and application form are available at https://www.business.gov.au/Assistance/Stronger-Communities-Programme

To find out what is happening in your Electorate, talk to your local MP. Applicants will be invited to apply by MPs following community consultation.

Stronger communities programme round three factsheet PDF

Stronger communities programme round three programme guidelines PDF