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Strengthening Rural Communities Funding

Applications Close: 29 Nov 2022
Tamrookum Memorial Hall QLD, SRC R9 Recipient

The Strengthening Rural Communities (SRC) program aims to give the thousands of small remote, rural and regional communities across Australia an opportunity to access funding to support broad community needs. 

Three funding streams are available:

  1. Rebuilding Regional Communities (RRC): grants up to $10,000 to respond to ongoing impacts and recovery from the COVID pandemic;
  2. Bushfire Recovery: grants up to $25,000 for 2019/20 bushfire recovery; and
  3. Small & Vital: grants up to $10,000 for broad initiatives that strengthen local people, places, and climate solutions with a preference for smaller communities (populations under 15,000).

Grants are available for a broad range of grassroots, community-led initiatives that directly and clearly benefit local communities. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis and assessed quarterly.

Current round
Closes: 5pm AEST 30 August 2022

Announced by:
late December 2022

Future rounds
Opens: 31 August 2022

Closes: 29 November 2022

Funding announced late March 2023.

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