COVIDSafe Community Grants

13 September 2021

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Rebuilding community

COVIDSafe Community Grants are available to fund community initiatives that will help rebuild community connections that have been impacted by COVID-19.

The grants are coordinated by healthAbility and Access Health and Community (AccessHC).

COVIDSafe Community Grants will help not-for-profit community groups and organisations to implement community-based initiatives that build and foster:

  • social inclusiveness
  • sense of community
  • belonging and place.

They will do so while providing promotional and educational opportunities for COVID-19 community safety and vaccination.

Submitting your grant

Follow these steps to submit your grant:

  1. Discuss your project with our COVIDSafe Health Promotion Practitioner.
  2. Submit the COVIDSafe Community Grants Application Form to HRAR@accesshc.org.au. Alternatively, you can post it to: Access Health and Community – HRAR Team 378 Burwood Road, Hawthorn VIC 3122.
  3. The COVIDSafe Grants Committee will review applications. We will notify applicants of their grant outcome four weeks after the grant submission.
  4. Grant activities and funds need to be completed and spent respectively by 30 June 2022. A brief report needs to be completed and submitted as part of final acquittal.

View the COVIDSafe Community Grant flyer (PDF)

FAQs

What activities can I use this grant for?
How much is the grant?
When do applications close?
Do I need an ABN?
Do I need a COVIDSafe plan?
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Further Information

Interested in applying for this grant or have questions about the High-Risk Accommodation Response (HRAR) initiative?

Please contact the HRAR COVIDSafe Team

Email: HRAR@accesshc.org.au

Phone: 8850 4111

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