New Community Benefit Fund round now open


Local community groups and not-for-profit organisations will have the opportunity to start the new year with momentum with applications now open for the Community Benefit Fund Major Grant round.

The Territory Government awarded $6.7 million in Major Grant funding to 59 community groups across the Territory in 2020-2021.

The current round of Community Benefit Fund includes:

  • Major Community Grants: funding of up to $250,000 to provide services, leisure activities and opportunities for Territorians
  • Community Event Grants: funding of up to $250,000 to conduct major community events.

Minor Grants of up to $15,000 are available all year round to assist with community development.

Some success stories include the Alice Springs Netball Association, which received a $250,000 grant to upgrade the outdoor netball courts at the Pat Gallagher Netball Centre. The Rotary Club of Nhulunbuy received a $30,000 grant to replace the community hall roof. The image is of previous grant recipients, Darwin Film Society who received money for upgrades at the Deckchair Cinema.

Applications close 28 February 2022. To apply, go to the Northern Territory Government website or contact the Community Benefit Fund on 1300 650 153.

Happy recipients of CBF grant

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