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Grants Funding Open To Local Groups

Community organisations looking to build new or upgrade current facilities are encouraged to apply for funding from the NSW Government’s Infrastructure Grants program.

Member for Bega Andrew Constance said applications could be submitted for sport and recreation, arts and culture, and emergency preparedness from today, 2 October.

“This funding can make a real difference to the local community, either by providing new or improved sporting or cultural facilities, or by protecting local residents in emergency situations,” Mr Constance said.

“We have had some great projects funded locally and I would encourage those that are needing upgrades to their facility or thinking of new infrastructure, to apply.

“This year will see the NSW Government complete its commitment to invest $50 million into community infrastructure projects across NSW in four years.”

The funding is provided through the Clubgrants Category 3 program, which receives a contribution from registered clubs’ gaming machine profits to benefit local communities.

Funding ranges are $50,000 to $200,000 for arts and culture, $10,000 to $200,000 for emergency preparedness and $100,000 to $300,000 for sport and recreation.

Applications for the final round of Infrastructure Grants for 2018 will be open from today until Monday 22 October.

For more information including details on how to apply for grants, visit https://www.responsiblegambling.nsw.gov.au/infrastructure-grants/infrastructure-grants

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