Stronger Communities funding available to support small community projects in Mitchell

The Coalition Government is providing a further $150,000 in funding for small-scale upgrades and new equipment that community groups in Mitchell need and deserve.

Expressions of interest open on Tuesday, 26 October, for Round 7 of the Stronger Communities Programme, giving local governing bodies and community groups an opportunity to nominate projects for grants of up to $20,000.

Federal Member for Mitchell, the Hon Alex Hawke MP, said more funding for Mitchell would deliver the infrastructure and equipment our communities need to be successful and grow.

“This latest funding injection will support up to 20 projects across our communities, supporting jobs and delivering an economic boost to drive our recovery on the other side of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“This type of investment brings people together by strengthening social connections, building community participation, and delivering a brighter and more vibrant future for communities.

“I strongly encourage interested organisations to contact my office regarding projects important to them and our community. Grants from $2,500 up to $20,000 are available to cover up to 100 per cent of eligible project costs, or up to 50 per cent of eligible project costs for local governing bodies.”

“Through the Stronger Communities Programme, our investments support local jobs, grow local economies and deliver lasting infrastructure and much-needed equipment,” concluded Alex Hawke MP.

Through the Stronger Communities Program, the Government has provided more than $135 million for projects for community-building and job-creating projects across Australia.

More information is available at SCP7.