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Annual community grants programme now open

June 7th, 2015

Tasman District Council Community Grants Applications are open for Tasman District Council's Community Grants.

The Tasman District Council allocates funds to support and encourage community led projects. Last year $207,000 was invested in projects including facility upgrades, murals, local history display, emergency service equipment, pest control, and community events such as the ANZAC Commemorations.

Applications must take place within Tasman and/or demonstrate benefit to a Tasman resident, be for a specific service, demonstrate community support and identify the benefit to the community.

This year there is a total allocation of $219,000 distributed as follows:

  • Community and Economic Development Initiatives - $30,000
  • Arts/Culture/Heritage/Museums - $32,000
  • Festivals and Events - $40,000
  • Youth and Children - $25,000
  • Social Services - $21,000
  • Environment - $20,000
  • Emergency Services - $16,000
  • Sport and Recreation Facilities Fund - $35,000

Applications close on 31 August 2015. You can apply online or download an application form at this link.

For further information, contact Tasman District Council Community Partnerships Coordinator Mike Tasman-Jones at (03) 543 8403.

 



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