FUNDING FOR FESTIVALS AND CULTURAL EVENTS AVAILABLE

FUNDING FOR FESTIVALS AND CULTURAL EVENTS AVAILABLE

8 November 2010

Festivals and major cultural events in the Lismore Electorate may be able to benefit financially under the Community Development Grants Program (Sponsorship), said Nationals Member for Lismore Thomas George.

Mr George said applications were now open for not-for-profit incorporated organisations to receive up to $5,000 for special events such as annual festivals and major cultural events that are scheduled no earlier than 1 April 2011.

Examples of projects supported by funding include:

Mr George said the funding has certain priority areas that should be met. These include:

“Projects can include capital purchases,” Mr George said.

Applications close on 17 December 2010.

For application forms go to www.crc.nsw.gov.au/services/grants/sponsorship_grants

Lismore Contact Details:

Office: 55 Carrington Street  LISMORE
Postal: PO Box 52  LISMORE  NSW  2480
Telephone: 02 6621 3624
Facsimile: 02 6622 1403
Email: lismore@parliament.nsw.gov.au

Murwillumbah Contact Details:

Telephone: 02 6672 7577