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Glen Eira City Council announces COVID-19 Community Action Grants Program

Glen Eira City Council announces COVID-19 Community Action Grants Program


The Glen Eira City Council has announced the 2020 COVID-19 Community Action Grants Program to provide support to community organisations that are experiencing hardship, as well as, offering assistance for programs that directly benefit the community.

1000 new grants and donors
The focus of this grant program is to respond to the immediate challenges of COVID-19 and to help build community resilience, cohesion and connectedness both during and after the pandemic.

The Glen Eira City Council focuses on developing a tolerant and caring community where you can take part in our decision-making. Their leadership strives for a transparent process that creates financially responsible and environmentally sustainable outcomes. They will consult with the best experts and listen to your views to decide on the City’s priorities.

With an increasingly diverse community, the Glen Eira City Council treats all people with respect and dignity, providing equal access to services and resources. The Council also finds gaps not being met by other community providers or levels of government, and lift standards within the constraints of its resources.

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Funding Information

Grants of up to $10,000 are offered to be expended within six months of approval.

What will be funded?

Deadline Free Grants
rent assistance/relief
shortfalls in income required to meet operational commitments
meeting governance requirements
equipment and technology
communications, connection and re-connection with members
matching funds from other sources.
Programs for the community and vulnerable residents including:

mental health and wellbeing initiatives
welfare and aid assistance
transitional programs and communications
online and other activities that connect people during isolation
recovery and resilience programs that encourage return to community life after the pandemic.
What will not be funded?

Capital works
Eligibility Criteria

We cover grants
All community-based not-for-profit groups and organisations that service the Glen Eira community and:

are incorporated
have an ABN
hold public liability insurance in a minimum sum of $20 million.
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