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2021 Community Building Partnership Program Now Open

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State Member for Wallsend, Ms Sonia Hornery MP, has today announced applications are now open for the 2021 Community Building Partnership program, unlocking $300,000 for community infrastructure projects across the Wallsend electorate.

Ms Hornery said the $300,000 is available for projects and urged local councils and not-for-profit groups to apply for the funds they need to deliver projects with social, environmental and recreational outcomes.

“Local sports clubs, charities, schools and museums are just some of the groups that benefit from this program,” Ms Hornery said.

“If your organisation or club needs extra funding for infrastructure, such as playgrounds, accessible features, equipment or refurbishment, then I’d strongly encourage you to apply.”

“This program means that you can support your community group to improve the places you meet, train or play.”

“Last year’s Community Building Partnership program saw 17 projects funded across the Electorate including Hope Street Baptist Care – $21,906 for a new freezer and blast chiller for food services, Minmi Public School P&C – $69,234 to create an rich and stimulating outdoor learning space, Novacare Community Services – $16,049 for purchase of a new battery assisted Triobike and the Maryland Fletcher Football Club – $6,000 to purchase player and coaches shelters.”

“Applications are open from Monday 19 April and close at 5pm, Friday 14 May 2021, so contact my office if you need any help.”

“Applicants must read the program guidelines to ensure their club or organisation and proposed project are eligible.”

“Take the time to prepare and submit your application so your community group doesn’t miss out on a share of $300,000,” said Ms Horney.