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Commonwealth grants – Social and Community Participation 2020-21

Do you have an idea for a community garden project that will benefit people with disabilities? Perhaps you would like to develop a horticultural therapy program or sensory garden?

The Australian Government is inviting applications from community organisations for grant funding for 12-month projects that help enable the participation of people with disability in community life – particularly in arts, culture, sport and recreation activities – as part of the Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) ’s Economic and Community Participation Program’s Social and Community Participation (SCP) grant opportunity.

The aim of the SCP grant opportunity is to support people with disability, their families and carers to participate in, contribute to and benefit from community activities. It is part of the Economic and Community Participation Program which connects people with disability to activities, employment and community supports and opportunities, helping communities and employers to be inclusive and responsive to people’s needs locally, and nationally.

Outcomes for this grant opportunity are:

  • Community organisations are more inclusive of people with disability, their families and carers.
  • Community access is improved for people with disability, their families and carers.
  • People with disability, their families and carers are included in the response to or recovery from the COVID 19 pandemic and/ or recent natural disasters.

If you would like assistance, please call the Community Grants Hub Hotline on 1800 020 283 or email sends e-mail).

More information about the Community Grants Hub can be found on the Community Grants Hub website.

Applications close 8 December.

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