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ClubGRANTS 2019 open for submissions

Posted 29 March 2019 by System Administrator (Georges River News)

The 2019 Georges River ClubGRANTS Program is open for applications, with registered clubs offering community grants for local non-profit organisations. andnbsp; An annual initiative, ClubGRANTS is designed to facilitate contributions between larger local clubs and front-line services within their local communities.andnbsp;andnbsp; andnbsp; Participating clubs support a range of community projects including community welfare and social services, community development, community health services and employment assistance activities, including social enterprise. andnbsp; The ClubGRANTs Local Committee has identified a number of Priority Community Needs for funding in the Georges River area and applicants are encouraged to consider these in their applications.andnbsp; andnbsp;ClubGRANTS 2019: Priority Community Needs for the Georges River area andnbsp; 1. Community safety and crime prevention programs that support families affected by domestic violence.andnbsp; 2. Programs that reduce social isolation for older people, including veterans.andnbsp; 3. Provision of programs, events or resources that support families with young children, and build networks for isolated parents.andnbsp; 4. Programs or resources that benefit people with disabilities and their families.andnbsp; 5. Programs, events or resources which foster inclusion, community harmony, strengthen community networks, and reduce religious and racial intolerance.andnbsp; 6. Programs that provide assistance and/or education to young people in areas such as drugs and alcohol, healthy eating, physical activity, bullying and respectful relationships.andnbsp; 7. Programs that focus on early intervention and support 0-3 years old children, younger parents and/or Aboriginal families.andnbsp; 8. Programs or resources that support volunteer emergency services and increased volunteerism in the community. 9. Programs or resources that support individuals and families who are financially disadvantaged.andnbsp; 10. Programs or resources that support individuals who are experiencing or recovering from serious illnesses, including mental health. Georges River Council is the convener of the Local Committee for the ClubGrants Scheme and accepts the applications on behalf of Clubs. If you would like to discuss your application with Councilandrsquo;s Grants Officer, please call 9330 6400. You are also encouraged to contact your local Club directly to discuss your project. andnbsp;Applications close at 5.00pm on Friday 17 May 2019. Community organisations can apply for ClubGRANTS on Councilandrsquo;s website. For further information on ClubGRANTS and how to apply, please visit http://georgesriver.nsw.gov.au.andnbsp; andnbsp;Participating local clubs for ClubGRANTS 2019andnbsp;andnbsp; andnbsp; Club Central Hurstville ï‚·Club Rivers ï‚·Hurstville RSL Club ï‚·Mortdale RSL Club ï‚·Oatley RSL Club ï‚·Penshurst RSL Club ï‚·Riverwood Sport and Recreation Club ï‚·St George Masonic Club ï‚·St George Leagues Club ï‚·St George Motorboat Club ï‚·South Hurstville RSL ClubClubGrants is an initiative of the NSW Government and ClubsNSW to provide funding for community development projects and services that have a direct impact on local communities. For more information please call 9330 6400.andnbsp; For more information on Georges River Council, please visit www.georgesriver.nsw.gov.au.