Minister announces Community and Philanthropy Partnerships Week grant round


Minister Porter recently announced the opening of the grant round for the second Community and Philanthropy Partnerships Week, to be held from 5-11 December 2016 with the theme ‘the power of partnerships’.

Community organisations can apply for a share of $160,000 in grants to support activities that showcase their philanthropic partnerships, such as community expos and book and film launches. The grants round opened on 29 April and applications for grants of up to $10,000 can be submitted until Monday 6 June 2016.

The Week is an initiative supported by the Prime Minister’s Community Business Partnership and is delivered by Philanthropy Australia in partnership with the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal. The Australian Government has committed $650,000 over three years to support the Week to promote philanthropy and showcase collaborative partnerships across business, community, local government and other organisations.

Further information about the Week and details on the grant application process can be found at Community and Philanthropy Partnerships Week.

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