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.