The Yulgilbar Foundation Fund will support communities in the Clarence Valley and surrounding regions who have a desire and need to strengthen their capacity and resilience in response to the 2019/20 bushfires, flooding and continued challenges across the region.
It will help to:
• Build organisational and community capacity;
• Develop or extend education and employment pathways;
• Leverage artistic endeavours; and
• Support locally-led environmental sustainability initiatives
What are the program objectives?
The aim of the program is to support communities in the Clarence Valley and surrounding regions of NSW who have a desire and need to strengthen their capacity and resilience in response to the 2019/20 bushfires, flooding and continued challenges across the state.
How much funding is available? Are there priority areas?
These grants are available thanks to the generous support of The Yulgilbar Foundation. There will be approximately $350,000 available in Round 2. Eligible organisations are invited to apply for grants of up to $50,000. While all requests will be considered, their priorities for funding are outlined below.
Priority will be given to:
• Projects that support communities in the Clarence Valley Shire and neighbouring Local Government Areas, being:
– Richmond Valley Shire; Kyogle Council; Tenterfield Shire; Glenn Innes Severn Council; Bellingen Shire; Coffs Harbour City Council; Armidale Regional Council; Nambucca Valley Council; and Kempsey Shire Council;
• Projects that have broad benefits, are optimistic and forward-looking; and
• Projects initiated and delivered by local community groups and not-for-profits.