Community Flood Recovery & Resilience Grants
Council recognises the significant impact the October 2022 Flood Event has had on individuals, families and the organisations and groups that provide services across the community. As part of supporting the community to respond to this impact, Council is providing Community Flood Recovery & Resilience Grants of up to $5,000.
About the Program
The Community Flood Recovery & Resilience Grants program provides funding of up to $5,000 (plus GST if applicable) to eligible not for profit community organisations, groups, social enterprises, creative organisations and groups for projects/programs to assist communities with recovery from the October 2022 Flood Event.
The Community Flood Recovery & Resilience Grants Program aims to support communities of Moira Shire affected by the October 2022 flood event to achieve recovery, and plan for a more flood resilient future.
The following types of activities will be prioritised for funding:
• On-site and outreach recovery services including mental health and wellbeing services
• Community recovery capability building initiatives for example training, events, education and programs
• Events and services to bring community together and enable social recovery by increasing social connection and social capital
• Support to Aboriginal communities affected by the Flood Event, ensuring Aboriginal culture is valued and respected
Before applying, individual applicants/representatives of the organisations must read and understand the program guidelines and are strongly encouraged to discuss their project idea with a Council Officer before applying.
Community Flood Recovery & Resilience Grant Guidelines: