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Applications Close 03 December 2021

Round 7 of the Scullin Stronger Communities Programme has started.

Funding of $150,000 is available for the Federal Electorate of Scullin. Grants of between $2,500 and $20,000 will be available to fund small capital projects that improve local community participation and contribute to vibrant and viable communities.

For this special round, the grant funding for each project will be up to 100 per cent of eligible project costs, except for local government bodies. Local government bodies will be required to provide matched funding contributions.

Incorporated not-for-profit organisations and local governments are eligible to apply. Applicants must be a legal entity and have an ABN.

Criteria and further information can be found here.

Examples of projects that may be funded include, but are not limited to:

  • Fit-out, alterations and/or extensions to existing premises
  • Sporting facility upgrades including new scoreboards, spectator seating, new lights, medical equipment
  • Acquisition of ICT hardware and associated software
  • Upgrade of facilities to provide inclusive access
  • Upgrades, construction and fit-out of community spaces, such as Men's sheds, community centres, scout halls
  • Development or upgrade of park furniture, BBQs, toilet facilities, drinking fountains, bike paths, skate parks, streetscapes or community gardens

The Scullin Stronger Communities Consultation Committee, comprising community members, will consider the expressions of interest and will help to identify which projects will be invited to apply for a grant.


Expression of Interest forms need to be submitted by 5pm, Friday 3 December 2021 to be considered.

For more information about the Scullin Stronger Communities Programme, please contact Lori Faraone in my office on 9404 1911 or [email protected].