Tumut Region Community Strengthening Grants


Applications close at 5.00pm on Friday 10th August 2018

Snowy Valleys Council Community Strengthening Grants are offered to the communities in the Tumut Region incorporating the towns of Adelong, Batlow, Brungle, Talbingo and Tumut.

The Grant supports activities and initiatives including:

  • Community Development
  • Arts, Culture and Events
  • Sport and Recreation
  • Tourism

Examples of what may be funded include:

  • Purchase of equipment to support a project or activity;
  • Minor works projects (subject to obtaining the relevant approvals and permits);
  • Community workshops and seminars or skill development for members of voluntary management committees;
  • Flyers which promote and encourage involvement in community based activities;
  • Community run events, activities or programs.

The Program does not fund:

  • Programs that are delivered outside the Tumut Region of the Snowy Valleys Council;
  • More than one application for the same project from any one organisation. Organisations can submit applications for multiple projects;
  • Specific projects or programs that have received funding three (3) times;
  • Individuals;
  • Expenses that occur prior to or after the project dates;
  • Fund raisers or prizes;
  • Lobbying activities;
  • Projects or activities presented in the context of a religious service or event;
  • General operating expenses of the applicant organisation;
  • Projects that are clearly the responsibility of other levels of government;
  • Projects that do not meet the identified priority needs;
  • Projects that directly contravene existing Council policy;
  • Projects that are seen as a duplication of existing services in the municipality;
  • The purchase of land;
  • Projects which are based at facilities where little or no public access is available;
  • Projects that will commit Council to ongoing support.


Tumut Region Community Strengthening Grants Guidelines 2018/19(PDF, 74KB)

Tumut Region Community Strengthening Grants Application Form 2018/19(DOC, 559KB)

Applications are to be sent to:

Trudy Crawford, Coordinator Community & Cultural Development, Snowy Valleys Council

Email: [email protected]

Post: 76 Capper Street, Tumut NSW 2720