Federal Member for Wentworth, Dave Sharma MP, encourages all non-profits and community organisations within Wentworth to apply for Round 5 of the Stronger Communities Programme.

The Liberal and Nationals’ Government has committed $22.65 million to provide funding for small capital projects which improve local community participation and deliver impactful social benefits.

Eligible projects can range from upgrading the local community hall or sporting facility, building new bike paths, or providing essential equipment for the local State Emergency Service.

“These investments in vital local infrastructure for the community of Wentworth are the sort of projects that bring our communities together, strengthen social connections, build community participation and create vibrant and viable communities into the future,” Mr Sharma said.

Each electorate nationwide has received $150,000 to allocate towards successful projects, with a maximum of 20 projects to be funded per electorate. Grants values range from $2,500 to $20,000.

“Our local communities are the heart of this great country and this investment in local projects under the Stronger Communities Programme is about invigorating these communities and ensuring their continued success,” Mr Sharma said.

Key Dates

  • Applications open Monday 5 August
  • Expression of interest applications due Friday 6 September
  • Applications close Thursday 10 October

To obtain an application form, please contact Mr Sharma’s office on dave.sharma.mp@aph.gov.au or visit www.business.gov.au/assistance/stronger-communities-programme for more information.