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Cumberland Community Grants Program

Applications open 9am Monday 2 July 2018 and close 4pm, 30 July 2018

Cumberland Council’s Community Grants Program provides grants to local not for profit organisations and individuals for projects which aim to develop a more vibrant, sustainable and inclusive Cumberland community.

Round One of the 2018/19 Cumberland Community Grants Program will fund projects in the following grants streams: Community Events, Ambassador (Individual) and Capacity Building (Small).

The Cumberland Community Grants Program Guidelines and Application Form will available online here when the round opens on 2 July 2018. 

Applications can be submitted online from 9am 2 July 2018

Information sessions

These sessions will explain the funding priorities, how applications will be assessed and conditions for successful applicants. It will also be an opportunity to meet potential project partners.

Date: Wednesday 4 July 2018,
Time: 10am to 11.30am
Venue:
Grevillea Room, Redgum Centre, 8 – 14 Lane Street Wentworthville
Book your spot in the information session 

Join a live video conference

Date: Thursday 5 July 2018
Time: 1.30pm to 3pm
Book your spot in the information session live video conference

Preparing a Successful Grant Application Workshops

These free workshops will assist participants to develop and write their grant applications. The workshops will focus on specific questions in the application form including project description, budget, project outcomes and evaluation. (NOTE: Limited spaces – bookings are essential).

Workshop 1: Focus on project description, funding priority and project timeline.
Date: Tuesday 10 July 2018
Time: 9.30pm to 1pm
Venue: Grevillea Room, Redgum Centre, 8 – 14 Lane Street Wentworthville

Workshop 2: Focus on project budget, evaluation and outcomes.
Date: Tuesday 17 July 2018
Time: 9.30pm to 1pm
Venue: Grevillea Room, Redgum Centre, 8 – 14 Lane Street Wentworthville
Book your spot in the grant application workshop

Advisory Desk Sessions

Book a session for tailored advice on your project and grant application. Bring your draft application and project ideas and receive feedback and tips on how to write your grant proposal. (NOTE: Limited spaces – bookings are essential).

Date: Thursday 12 July
Time: 10am to 2.30pm
Venue: Banksia Room, Redgum Centre, 8 – 14 Lane Street Wentworthville
Book your spot in the Advisory Desk Sessions for tailored feedback on your application.

Date: Tuesday 24 July 2018
Time: 10am to 3.30pm
Venue:Committee Room 1, 16 Memorial Avenue Merrylands
Book your spot in the Advisory Desk Sessions for tailored feedback on your application.

More Information

For further information, please contact Cumberland Council’s Grants Officer on 02 8757 9800 or email grants@cumberland.nsw.gov.au

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