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Community Initiatives Program

Non profit organisations or groups/individuals (auspiced by a NFP organisation) can apply to round one of Clarence Valley Council’s community initiatives program.

The Community Initiatives Program began as a way for Council to support local initiatives put forward by community groups and organisations that enhance the social and economic well being of the Clarence Valley.

Projects or initiatives must occur between 1 July 2020 and 30 June 2021 and applications are only accepted online.

There are four categories:
– Cash – towards the costs of small projects/initiatives
– Rates waiver – to cover the cost of general council rates
– Fee waiver – to waive the fees of hiring Council venues
– Educational institutions – $100 for awards nights only.

To apply for a grant and view the community initiatives program guidelines and donations policy visit

Applications close 30 April 2020.

For support or information please call Sammy Lovejoy, Community Projects Officer on 6642 0957.