If you have an idea to make our community a better place this grant is for you!

The Stronger Communities Grants Programme will be making $150,000 available in grants of between $2,500 and $20,000 to community groups in Whitlam for projects and equipment that improve participation and contribute to the vibrancy of our community.

Eligible activities must directly relate to the project and can include:

  • installation of equipment
  • fit out, alterations and/or extensions to existing premises e.g. air‑conditioning, kitchen upgrades, TVs, furniture, fixtures and fittings
  • acquisition of equipment such as ICT hardware and associated software
  • modifications to leased buildings or grounds, for example, refurbishing must have the support from the owner
  • upgrades, construction and fit-out of community spaces, e.g. men’s sheds
  • development or upgrade of bike paths, streetscapes, skate parks or community gardens
  • upgrades of sporting facilities including new scoreboards, spectator seating, goalposts, new turf, fit-out of change rooms, new canteen, new lights, medical equipment, upgrade drainage and water systems, gymnasiums
  • upgrade of facilities to provide disabled access
  • upgrade or installation of park furniture including shade/shelters, BBQs, toilet facilities, drinking fountains
  • acquiring equipment for the local State Emergency Service
  • acquiring vehicles and trailers for community transport/services, surf lifesaving, medical transport.

Expressions of Interest are now open and close Friday 7 September 2018.

Click here for the Whitlam Expression of Interest form. For a map of the Whitlam area click here.

For other regions and the fact sheet click here.