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.