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Grants Program

The Community Recovery Bushfire Grants Program will seek applications from eligible charitable

organisations for funding of projects and programs from bushfire affected communities in Victoria,

New South Wales, South Australia, Queensland and Western Australia.

This program will focus on the short term, community led recovery of communities that were impacted

by the Black Summer Bushfires in 2019/2020.

Funding will support the resilience, rebuilding and strengthening of the social fabric within communities,

with priority given to community-led activities that promote: –


Supporting individual recovery and resilience building


Supporting community connectedness and recovery of organisations


Supporting community initiatives that assist in the economic restoration of communities


Supporting the conservation and re-establishment of the natural environment

Funding available

Applications can be made for grants up to $75,000. Distribution is subject to the needs of fire affected


Key dates

Grant programs open – 16 November 2020

Grant programs close – 11 December 2020

Funding to be distributed to organisations – F r o m m i d – J a n u a r y 2 0 2 1

Completion of projects – By end of December 2021

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