Following Victoria's adjustment of COVIDSafe settings from Saturday 10 April, restrictions including mandatory masks and public gatherings were further relaxed.
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The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly affected social and community connections, particularly for older members of our community. In response to this, Council is offering grants of up to $500 to not-for-profit organisations and community groups to support initiatives and events that help to reconnect older people in our community.
Funding is available to deliver initiatives that will foster social connectedness for members and the broader community, with a focus on older people such as but not exclusive to:
To be eligible applicants MUST:
Applications will NOT be considered for:
Opening date: 22 December 2020
Closing date: 30 May 2021, or when funds have been allocated
$500, from a total grant pool of $15,000
Iwona Trickett, Social Connections Officer
Phone: 03 9433 3148
Apply online here
Civic Drive, Greensborough, Australia
PO Box 476, Greensborough VIC 3088, Australia
Ph: 9433 3111
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Nillumbik Shire Council acknowledges the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung as the Traditional Owners of this country, pays tribute to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Nillumbik, and gives respect to Elders past, present and emerging and their integral part in our region's history.