7 March 2008

GRANTS - Community development, NSW Govt (Closing date: 28 March 2008)

2009 Community Development Grants Program
Expression of Interest (EOI)

The Community Relations Commission invites expressions of interest for funding from its 2008-2009 Community Development Grants Program.

Applicants must be a non-profit sharing legal entity with the proposed project conducted in New South Wales. Projects must address one or more of the following priority areas for funding:
  • emerging or small ethnic communities
  • communities that are geographically or socially isolated
  • promotion of community harmony and mutual understanding between and within communities of different cultural backgrounds
  • development of community networks and structures, and
  • projects addressing critical issues relating to cultural diversity at a local level.

Projects may include the promotion of cultural expression, the enhancement of community development or capital purchases. The Commission may fund minor capital works of eligible organisations where the organisation can demonstrate it has the funds to complete the project within twelve months of receipt of a grant.

Expressions of interest must be limited to one page in length using the attached EOI form (MS Word).

Expressions of interest must be received at any of the CRC offices below or by email atmailto:eoi.grants@crc.nsw.gov.au by 5.00 pm on Friday, 28 March 2008. Late EOIs will not be accepted.

>> For more information about the grants program, visit the NSW Govt Communities site.