Council grants on offer for local Australia Day events

Published on 11 September 2019

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Organising a local event to celebrate Australia Day 2020 in the Byron Shire? Council is inviting applications for a small grants program of up to $600 per organisation. 

Applications are now open and close 4pm Friday 4 October 2019.   

“These small grants are designed to encourage local organisations to consider holding a community event in 2020 and provide some financial support for the events and activities our community enjoys in celebration of Australia Day.

“Whether it’s a community BBQ, a concert, a multi-cultural food fest or a games day, we encourage anyone organising an event for Australia Day 2020 to find out more from Council’s website.

“Check if you’re eligible, then please put in an application for the funding,” Council’s Community Project Officer, Joanne McMurtry said.

Applicants need to be incorporated organisations with current public liability insurance. Financial assistance will not be provided to privately owned businesses, commercial companies, government departments or agencies.

For more information and to apply, go to the grants page on Council’s website.

For further details about this small grants program contact Council’s Community Project Officer, Joanne McMurtry on 6626 7312.