The Community Capital Infrastructure Grants Program for 2020/21 is now open for Expressions of Interest.
Applications close at 5pm, Friday 17 April 2020.
If you are a club or sporting organisation with a great idea to improve an existing community facility or set up a whole new project, but need an injections of funds we encourage you to apply.
For further information or to discuss your project call Heather Reid on 02 6648 4281.
The program aims to assist not-for-profit and community organisations to undertake capital projects that enhance the economic, social, and environmental well-being of the local community. Projects that could be eligible for funding may include new community infrastructure projects, refurbishment of existing infrastructure, projects that build capacity into infrastructure, and innovative projects that serve community benefit.
The objectives of the Community Capital Infrastructure Grants Program are for Council to:
• Assist in the provision of innovative community projects that target community needs and result in direct benefits to the wider community
• Assist in increasing the participation, accessibility and range of community organisations for the residents of the Coffs Harbour City Council area.
• Provide a consistent, equitable and transparent process to respond to requests by community organisations for funding of capital infrastructure
• Encourage partnerships and joint ventures to maximise outcomes
Grants projects should enhance the economic, social and environmental well-being of the local community.
Successful 2019/20 Grant Recipients:
|1. Woolgoolga Art Gallery||Lining of internal walls, access ramps, installation of windows and doors||43,190||21,595||21,595|
|2. Rotary Club of Coffs Harbour||Accessible playground equipment for Brelsford Park||46,409||20,000||20,000|
|3. Sawtell Surf Lifesaving Club Inc.||Construction of a new balcony on the eastern wall of the building to replace the demolished structure (*$1,800 residual from 18/19 grants to be provided)||60,699||30,349||28,549*|
|4. Gamumbi Early Childhood Education Centre Inc.||Construction of an outdoor classroom||4,039||2,020||2,020|
|5. Mid Coast Communities||Renewal works at Toormina Skate Park||129,400||64,700||64,700|
|6. Sawtell Golf Club Inc.||Golf cart paths||11,909||5,069||5,069|
|7. Diggers Cricket Club Inc.||Refurbishment of Bray Street nets||33,956||12,874||12,874|
|8. Nana Glen Cricket Club Inc.||Replacement of wicket||13,857||4,314||4,314|
|9. Coffs City United Football Club Inc.||Internal redesign and refurbishment of the change rooms at McLean Street Ovals (Forsyth Park)||190,068||32,828||32,828|
|10. Northern Storm Football Inc.||Modified shipping container as a canteen at York Street Oval||75,800||19,200||19,200|
|11. AFL NSW||Upgrade of Centennial Oval, Woolgoolga with replacement of lights and cricket wicket||33,916||16,958||16,958|
|12. Woolgoolga Community Village||User-pays reverse cycle air-conditioning system and protection cages||5,748||2,874||2,874|
|13. Hockey Coffs Coast Inc.||Construction of kiosk and meeting room facilities||325,500||70,000||70,000|
|14. NSW Basketball Association||Safety padded scoring bench||9,300||4,650||4,650|
|15. Bonville-Sawtell Lions Club Inc.||Installation of a water bubbler at Bonville Headland (start of coastal walk)||7,195||3,597||3,597|
|16. Sandy Beach Action Group|
|Two picnic tables for Sandy Beach||9,750||4,750||4,750|
|17. Woolgoolga Neighbourhood Centre Inc.||Upgrade of Kitchen||16,900||8,450||8,450|
|Project Management by Council Staff||||2,872|