Apply now for funding to build a Stronger Community

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Local community, volunteer and veteran service organisations, councils and sporting groups are encouraged to submit expressions of interest for the latest round of the Stronger Communities Programme (SCP) funding, Federal Member for Wide Bay and Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives Llew O'Brien announced today.
 
"A share of up to $150,000 is available in Wide Bay through Round 6 of the SCP to support small capital projects that will benefit local communities, with grants of between $2,500 and $20,000 available for eligible organisations including incorporated not-for-profit community service and sporting groups and councils," Mr O'Brien said.
 
"This is a unique opportunity for local organisations to apply for funding for projects that will improve social participation and build stronger, more vibrant communities within Wide Bay.
 
"It's a very popular program, there is always strong interest in the grants and competition is keen. I encourage organisations interested in bringing forward SCP project proposals to contact my electorate office on telephone 4121 2936, or the Sunshine Coast, or Wide Bay Burnett Regional Development Australia Committees through the website www.rda.gov.au."
 
Expressions of Interest for the Stronger Communities Programme Round 6 (SCP Rd 6) are open now until Monday 15 February.

The Expressions of Interest form can be found at https://llewobrien.com.au/grants-information/
 
A local committee will assess the expressions of interest and then invited applicants will proceed to the formal application stage which must be completed and lodged by 22 March 2021.

"If your community group needs some extra help to get a project off the ground, I strongly encourage you to submit an expression of interest by Monday, 15 February," Mr O'Brien said.
 
Organisations should consult the SCP guidelines and the frequently asked questions on the website www.business.gov.au/assistance/stronger-communities-programme  to determine eligibility.
  
Applications will be assessed against the SCP guidelines to ensure that project proposals offer value for money.
 
SCP project proposals should be submitted by email to Llew.OBrien.MP@aph.gov.au by Monday 15 February 2021.
 
Previous rounds of the SCP delivered funding to a range of organisations in Wide Bay, assisting with:
  • An aerator for the fish ponds at Murgon, through the Rotary Club of Murgon
  • First aid equipment and tools for Murgon Men's Shed
  • A community garden for Graham House Community Centre
  • Electrical works for the Queensland Dairy and Heritage Museum
  • Upgraded kitchen and hot water supply for Goomeri Show Society
  • Three commemorative mosaics at Cooroy-Pomoma RSL
  • A new kitchen and change rooms for Cooroy Gymnastics
  • A jet-ski for Noosa Boardriders
  • Air conditioning for the activity Shed at Noosa's Sunshine Butterflies disability service
  • New audio visual technology for Gympie Chamber of Commerce
  • Funding towards new vehicles for Cooloola Coast Medical Transport service
  • Improved car parking and accessibility for South Burnett First Aid Volunteers at the Murgon Training Centre
  • Two new portable salvage-fire fighting pumps for Noosa Coast Guard's rescue boats.
  • A new Digger's Memorial for Tewantin-Noosa RSL Sub-Branch
  • Upgraded arena flooring for Maryborough Riding for the Disabled
  • A new hay shed for Gympie's Hope Reins
  • Displays at Maryborough Military Aviation Museum Complex
  • A new all-terrain vehicle for Noosa Heads Surf Life Saving Club
  • A solar power system at Vinnies Noosaville.
  • A new 10-pallet truck for Maryborough's Foodbasket.
  • Security cameras for Tin Can Bay Fishing Club.
  • Solar panels for Tin Can Bay RSL & Citizens' Memorial Hall; and more.
 
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