The COVID-19 pandemic is creating unprecedented challenges for our community. Darebin Council has announced an $11.8 million Community and Local Business Resilience and Recovery Package to assist.
Right now is a difficult time for many in our community who are facing hardship as a result of COVID-19. Council is continuing to support community and businesses in Darebin with relief and support programs.
Council’s Recovery Grants are part of the Council’s $11.8 million Community and Business Resilience and Recovery Package.
The Recovery Grants have been competitive process and are open to businesses, sporting clubs, creative and cultural organisations. Funding of more than $1 million will be available through this round of grants with a focus on supporting those in the community who are the most vulnerable and hardest hit by the impacts of COVID-19.
This program will provide a total of up to $250,000 to community groups and organisations. Applications will be assessed against how well they meet the assessment criteria. This is a competitive grants program with grants available in two funding categories; these are:
Funding Category 1: up to $3,000 for eligible community groups.
Funding Category 2: $5,000 – $15,000 for eligible community organisations.