These grants aim to promote community resilience and enhance community wellbeing, through group based activities that deliver mental health and wellbeing benefits to individuals.
Funding is available for small to medium community groups / organisations to provide activities that are delivered at no cost to consumers and will:
Download a copy of the Community Grants flyer here.
Organisations, community groups and local governments who are based in an area identified as a drought affected area within the South Eastern NSW PHN region are eligible to apply. Local government areas deemed eligible are:
What the grant money can be used for
This funding is for group focused health and wellbeing initiatives, types of activities that will be considered include:
What the grant money cannot be used for
Projects which are not eligible for this funding include:
There are three levels of grant amounts available:
Grant funding is available from February 2019 until funding has been exhausted.
Evaluation of applications will be determined by the level of funding you have applied for. Funding will be paid direct to the bank account provided on your application following the return of the signed grant agreement documents.
For further information contact Louise Roser on 02 4474 8410 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
A copy of the Grant Guidelines can be downloaded here.
Southern Inland Agriculture Gala Dinner (Regional Development Australia – Southern Inland)
The Southern Inland Agriculture Gala Dinner will be held on 14 November 2019 in Goulburn, the week before Australia’s National Agriculture Day. The Dinner will celebrate the contribution farmers make to the industry and provide an opportunity for farmers and the community to come together. The evening will feature Glenn McGrath as the key note speaker. Glenn will discuss resilience, rural health and his upbringing. The event will include a sit-down dinner with local Southern Inland red meat and live music. This event will be the first of its kind in the Southern Inland region of NSW.
Youth Mental Health First Aid Training (headspace Goulburn)
Youth Mental Health First Aid Training workshop for up to 25 community members associated with local youth related organisations in the Goulburn, Yass and Crookwell regions. A two-day program scheduled to be held in mid-May 2019 which aims to educate community members on how they can best assist adolescents who are developing a mental health problem or in a mental health crisis.
Sing and Grow Program (Narooma Schools as Community Centres, Narooma Public School)
Group programs which aim to engage families with children aged 0–5 through music therapy, to reduce the impact of early adversity. Programs will be held during school terms at locations accessible to families i.e. Bodalla Public School or Narooma Public School with referrals being made from local agencies and organisations including FACS, Department of Education, Campbell Page, Red Cross, Centrelink, NSW Health, Katungul and local preschools.
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