Financial Assistance Scheme to help community


Financial Assistance Scheme to help community

Community groups, clubs and organisations are being encouraged to apply
for financial support through round two of the 2020-2021 Devonport City Council
Financial Assistance Scheme.


Devonport Mayor, Councillor Annette Rockliff said not-for-profit
community organisations and associations may be eligible to apply for up to
$25,000 in funding with COVID-19 Impact Assistance Grants of up to $2,500 also


Cr Rockliff said the Financial Assistance Scheme provided valuable
financial support to help deliver important projects and programs for the
benefit of Devonport residents.


“Community groups, clubs and organisations play a vital role in helping
create a healthier, stronger and more vibrant Devonport community, and this is
one way in which Council can assist them undertake their important work’’ Cr
Rockliff said.


“A range of grants are available for not-for-profit community
organisations and groups to help them to deliver community projects, events, infrastructure
projects, and purchase equipment, in addition to individual development grants
and donations.”


Cr Rockliff said Council was particularly keen to support activities
based around community development, culture and heritage, economic development,
sport and recreation and healthy living and learning.


Applications for major and minor grants, and the COVID-19 Impact
Assistance grants are now open and close on Sunday, 28 February.


Find guidelines and application forms for the major and minor grants on
the Council website here:…/major-minor-grants/, plus COVID-19
Impact Assistance Grants information here:…/covid-19-impact…/


Media contact: Tahnia Creedon | Executive and Communications Officer | Devonport City Council
03 6424 0562 | 0427 132 972 | [email protected]