March 6, 2015
South Burnett community groups have been invited to apply for funding from the 2015 round of the Federal Government’s Community Heritage Grants program.
The scheme provides grants of up to $15,000 to help preserve cultural heritage collections of national significance.
“The Community Heritage Grants program is now managed by the National Library and is accepting grant applications to help communities to better preserve their local heritage,” Deputy Prime Minister and Member for Wide Bay Warren Truss said.
“Community organisations including historical societies, museums, public libraries, archives, Indigenous and migrant community groups which have public collections are eligible to apply.”
The grants can assist with a broad range of activities including:
The grants are available for projects which help preserve nationally significant collections.
Any Australian, incorporated not-for-profit community organisation is eligible to apply. Application close on May 1.