PIRSA – Connecting Drought Communities: Events Grant

PIRSA – Connecting Drought Communities: Events Grant

Grants - Open grants, SA Grants

This grant will close on the 31st of March, 2021.

Overview

This program seeks to support community groups and local governments in eligible drought-affected areas of South Australia to hold activities, events and functions aimed at helping members of drought-affected communities maintain their wellbeing and build resilience.

Grants of up to $10,000 (GST exclusive) are available per event.

Groups can apply for one or more event per funding application or submit more than one application for different events.

A total funding pool of $330,000 is available.

Who Can Apply?

Eligible applicants include groups within drought-affected areas of South Australian, including (but are not limited to):
– District and regional councils
– Farmer groups, including Agricultural Bureau branches, farming systems groups; Women Together Learning (WoTL)
– Agricultural show societies
– Progress associations
– Sports clubs, service clubs, church groups, CWA branches

Applicants must:
– Be an incorporated organisation.
– Have a current Australian Business Number (ABN).
– Be located in one of the eligible drought affected areas within South Australia.

Please refer to the Guidelines for the list of eligible drought affected areas.

Eligible Activities

Eligible events must:
– Be open to the community.
– Offer free or low-cost entry.
– Aim to help build community resilience and wellbeing.
– Be held before 15 June 2021.

Under the current COVID-19 restrictions, events can be virtual or planned for when restrictions have eased.

Please refer to the Guidelines for the list of examples of events.

Restrictions

The following are ineligible for funding:
– Meetings that are held regularly and not considered as events.
– Events that are planned outside of drought affected areas.
– Events that do not support the aims of the program (i.e. helping members of drought affected communities maintain their wellbeing and build resilience).

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