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$4 MILLION COMMUNITY INFRASTRUCTURE BOOST

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Thirty-two community organisations in NSW have been awarded more than $4 million, to fund local projects that build or upgrade facilities across sport and recreation, arts and culture, disaster readiness and essential community infrastructure. Minister for Customer Service Victor Dominello said the NSW Government’s Infrastructure Grants program funds important projects across the state to support community organisations that work tirelessly to create resilient, healthy and connected communities. “The … Continue reading “$4 MILLION COMMUNITY INFRASTRUCTURE BOOST”

Thirty-two community organisations in NSW have been awarded more than $4 million, to fund local projects that build or upgrade facilities across sport and recreation, arts and culture, disaster readiness and essential community infrastructure.

Minister for Customer Service Victor Dominello said the NSW Government’s Infrastructure Grants program funds important projects across the state to support community organisations that work tirelessly to create resilient, healthy and connected communities.

“The projects we’re funding will boost equity, social inclusion and participation – making a real difference in people’s lives across NSW,” Mr Dominello said.

“Since 2015, the NSW Government has funded over 380 community projects worth $58 million under the Infrastructure Grants program.”

The program also targets projects that support drought-affected communities and youth, mental health and domestic violence services and, for the next round opening in March 2020, was expanded to accommodate bushfire impacted communities.

A significant number of grants in this round have been allocated to community organisations in bushfire impacted communities.

The grants are made possible by the Clubgrants Category 3 Fund which re-invests profits from registered clubs’ gaming machines into community infrastructure projects across three key areas:

A new round of applications for funding opens on 16 March 2020. Learn more at responsiblegambling.nsw.gov.au/funding-opportunities/infrastructure-grants.

Source: 16 News http://www.16news.com.au/index.php/2020/03/14/4-million-community-infrastructure-boost/

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