Applications for WCC fund encouraged before deadline
Warrnambool clubs, organisations or events planning a new project or initiative are being encouraged to get there application in for a community funding program, which closes next week.
The Warrnambool City Council’s expanded 2020 Community Development Fund has been bolstered as part of Covid-19 recovery measures, by $125,000.
“The Community Development Fund has been going since 1999 and is extremely popular with local groups,” Warrnambool Mayor Cr Tony Herbert said.
“This means that we have up to $253,000 to distribute for eligible projects, clubs and groups can apply for grants of up to $5,000, up from $3,000 last year"
“The other significant change we have made to the 2020 program is that applicants are not required to meet a funding ratio to be eligible"