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Community initiatives program – round 2 grants open

Funding for eligible community projects is now available through the Clarence Valley Council’s Community Initiatives Program. The program supports not-for-profit organisations to produce new or continuing projects and initiatives for the benefit of the Clarence Valley community. Round 2 for 2021 is open to non-profit organisations or groups/individuals and closes October 31.
Projects or initiatives must occur between mid-December 2021 and 30 June 2022. Applications are only accepted online via the SmartyGrants link at

There are four categories:
• Cash – to go 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.

Applicants are encouraged to read the Community Initiatives Program guidelines and Donations Policy at before applying.
For support or more information, call Sammy Lovejoy on 02 6642 0957 or email [email protected]