Upper Hunter Shire Council announces 2020 Cultural Activity Grants Program
The Upper Hunter Shire Council has announced the 2020 Cultural Activity Grants Program to promote and develop cultural/art resources and activities in the community on a broad and/or specific need basis.
1000 new grants and donors
The aims of the Cultural Activity Grant program are to:
facilitate the provision of cultural activities that increase participation for all residents including but not limited to young people, culturally diverse groups and inclusive activities for people living with a disability,
develop connectivity and co-ordination between agencies involved in community cultural development,
enhance the use of local cultural/art resources; both physical and organisational, to meet priority needs and progress the Shire’s local identity,
develop community organisational skills from a cultural perspective.
Objectives of the Cultural Activity Grants are to:
foster closer co-operation between Council and community cultural groups,
enhance the involvement and profile of Council in the provision of community cultural orientated services,
increase the level of community involvement, knowledge of and appreciation of the cultural heritage in the local area,
introduce the theme of the Shire into cultural projects, eg. horses, heritage, rural area.
View and receiving grant information
Venue hire for an event/workshop
Purchase of equipment or materials.
Any other legitimate costs of a project.
Incorporated non-profit community based organisations from within the Upper Hunter Shire will be eligible to receive funding grants.
For more information, visit https://upperhunter.nsw.gov.au/our-services/community-grants/cultural-activity-grants.aspx