Community Grants Program
COMMUNITY GRANTS PROGRAM
The Flinders Ranges Council (FRC) Community Grants Program is a new program to assist individuals, organisations or groups who provide services, programs, facilities and equipment for the benefit of the local community. Application forms can be found on the website home page www.frc.sa.gov.au or at the Quorn Council Office.
Council is able to offer an additional round of funding opportunity for the Community Grants Program. Round three will be open from Monday 2 March 2020 and will close on 4 May 2020.
Round One Community Grants Program
Monday 29 July 2019 - Round 1 Community Grants Program Opens COMPLETE
Friday 7 September 2019 – Community Grants Program Closes COMPLETE
September 2019 – Assessment Process COMPLETE
September 2019 – Notification of Outcomes & Media Release COMPLETE
Round Two Community Grants Program
Monday 28 October 2019 – Round 2 Community Grants Program Opens
Friday 13 December – Round 2 Community Grant Program Closes
December 2019 – January 2020 – Assessment Process
January 2020 – Notification of Outcomes and Media Release
Acquittal & Reporting
15 June 2020 – Final day for acquittal and reporting (all stages)
CATEGORIES OF GRANTS
The Community Grants Program has been developed to be administered through the following categories:
Community Grants: FRC provides through the Community Grants Program, the opportunity for community groups and organisations to contribute to improving the well-being of the residents of FRC area. Community Grants: maximum of $5,000. Community Equipment Grants: maximum of $2,000
Environment Grants: Environment Grants support initiatives that address conservation, biodiversity, recycling and waste reduction and pollution reduction. Environment Grants: maximum of $3,000
Junior Individual Development Grants: Through the Junior Individual Development Grants Program, the FRC aims to encourage and support young people aged 18 years and under in their personal development and growth. Funds are available to assist local young people who have been chosen to represent their institution, club or organisation in a variety of areas including sport and recreation, science and technology and the arts. Junior Development Grants: Maximum of $100 if activities/events are held in South Australia. Maximum of $200 if activities/events are held interstate. Maximum of $500 if activities/events are held overseas
International Representation Grants: Through the International Representation Grants Program, the FRC aims to assist adults who represent their institution, club or organisation in a variety of areas including sport and recreation, science and technology and the arts at an elite level internationally. International Representation Grants: maximum of $500
Event Grants: Assistance may be available for events run by community organisations, generally of an in-kind nature, and subject to an acceptable Event Management Plan being submitted with the application. There will limited cash grants available for this category. Event Grants: maximum of $5,000
Sponsorships: Financial assistance may be available for community organisations and groups in order to pursue strategic objectives and undertake activities for the benefit of the local community. School Awards are included in this category. Note – Sponsorship requests which are below $200 (cumulative) may be awarded at the discretion of the CEO without application. Sponsorships: maximum of $1,000
In-Kind Support: Non-Financial assistance may be available for community organisations and groups in order to stage or pursuit of events, grants, services and activities for the benefit of the local community. The FRC expects defined and measurable outcomes to be obtained in exchange for any sponsorship. Grant amounts include the dollar value of in-kind support included in the application.
Sponsorship requests which are below $200 (cumulative) may be awarded at the discretion of the CEO without application.