The City of Canning is seeking proposals for the Resilience Grants Program to support local community and sporting organisations, not-for-profits and businesses deliver activities which help improve the community’s resilience and connectedness in Canning.
These grants may also be accessed in support of activities that enhance the viability and capacity of their organisation to respond to the impacts of COVID-19.
This grant is to support organisations to deliver activities which address the impacts of COVID-19 on the Canning community including (but not limited to):
- support for Mental Health initiatives
- activities which enhance social and community connections
- skill development opportunities available to the wider community to support those recently experiencing unemployment and/or loss of income
- activities to attract new members, maintain existing memberships and increase participation levels in local services e.g. have a go event, marketing costs
- volunteering opportunities and/or skill improvement for volunteers to accommodate changing roles and organisational needs
- introduction of new operational processes, services and/ or purchase of new equipment in line with COVID-19 safety requirements e.g. cleaning equipment, online booking software
- online social media and web presence aimed at improving the reach and promotion of social benefits available to the community.
Community and sporting organisations and not-for profits only:
- initiatives and/ or purchase of goods or services which will help reduce costs or create a new income source to replace lost sponsorship e.g. increase food sales.
Maximum Grant available $5,000.
Community and sporting organisations, Not-for-profit organisations, schools and small medium enterprises (maximum 20 employees) are eligible to apply.
For more information, visit https://www.canning.wa.gov.au/our-community/community-initiatives/community-grants-program/digital-grant