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Community Building

The Moira Shire Community Building team has a strong focus on engaging all its communities with positive and productive interaction.

Community Building aims at continuously working with local committees, representatives, community groups and individuals, achieving long term partnerships and encourages networking opportunities between towns and Moira Shire staff.

Priority Planning

Providing guidance throughout the planning process; idea generation, project prioritisation and the formation of sub-committees to drive initiatives.

Assistance in gaining resources and funding through grant applications, to enable project planning to continue.

Community Projects

Assisting community groups to understand and navigate council systems, policies and procedures to obtain support for their projects.

Working with enthusiastic individuals to seize opportunities and develop their ideas into realities. Empowering individuals and communities through direction and guidance.

Volunteer Resourcing

Supporting our volunteers on a needs basis in all elements of community project work, from event planning or a streetscape, through to new playgrounds and splash parks, our team can provide the support.

Partnerships

Creating long term partnerships with various stake holders to maximise community capacity, project implementation and communication across the shire. One of these partnerships is that between the media servicing the Moira Shire region and Council.

Grants and Fundraising

Helping identify grant opportunities through federal, state or local government, as well as philanthropic and corporate grant programs.

Exploring potential grant initiatives in terms of time lines, feasibility and achievability.

Community Leadership Program

Developing knowledge, confidence and skills for the future leaders in our community. A six month program is held biannually.

Facilitated by an expert consultant, in partnership with Moira Shire Council, participants are guided through a leadership experience and have the opportunity to complete a project which will benefit their local community.

Expressions of interest are welcome from November to February each year.

 

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