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Edition - July 2017

Yuna Memorial Hall Community Consultation

The Shire is seeking community input into the future of the Yuna Memorial Hall.  A community consultation meeting will be held on 7 September 2017 at the Yuna Memorial Hall starting at 5:30pm.

Community members and organisations can also complete an online survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/JLYY6CS

Online survey to be completed by 7 September 2017. Information gathered from the survey and meeting will assist the Shire in determining the future of the Yuna Memorial Hall.   For more information contact Rebecca Millar, Community Development Officer on 9920 5011 or email  community@chapmanvalley.wa.gov.au 

Community Growth Fund

The Shire of Chapman Valley Community Growth Fund is available for not for profit community based organisations, event organisers and individuals to support the promotion and development of social, economic, recreational, art and cultural projects for the benefit of residents of the Shire of Chapman Valley.  Click here for Guidelines and application form for 2017-2018 projects.
 
 
The Bill Hemsley Park Entry Statement was recently completed with Community Growth Funds for 2016-2017.
 

Change of Address

A reminder that rate notices will be issued in August.  If your details have changed please contact the Shire to update your records.

Banners on the Terrace

The Yuna Primary School created a banner for WALGA's Banners on the Terrace Competition. The theme for the year was ‘Members First’ so the children focused on community groups and activities and how these are only made possible by volunteers. They discussed how important people are in the community and how becoming a member of a community group or sporting group makes the Chapman Valley a better place. They also gained inspiration from our new logo. Click here to view Banner entry

Council Meeting Dates


The Shire of Chapman Valley hereby gives public notice of its Ordinary Council meeting dates:

19 July 2017
16 August 2017
20 September 2017
18 October 2017
15 November 2017 
13 December 2017

Council will meet at 9.00am in the Council Chambers at Nabawa (3270 Chapman Valley Road) on each ordinary meeting date unless advertised.

Grants


WESTPAC COMMUNITY GRANTS
200 Westpac Foundation Community Grants, worth $10,000 each, will be awarded to local, grassroots not-for-profit organisations with big (or small) ideas that are providing educational opportunities, employment pathways or improvements in the quality of life of disadvantaged Australians in our local communities.

More information about the Community Grants program, including information on the eligibility criteria and previous grant recipients, is available at: www.westpac.com.au/grants.
 
NACC'S REGIONAL LANDCARE FACILITATOR (RLF) PROJECT
Small grants are available for community groups across the NAR to assist them in running capacity building activities that will engage our people in Landcare and NRM activities.
 
There is two categories of funding available for groups to apply:
  1. Funding to run activities or events that will lead to sustainable agriculture and biodiversity outcomes e.g. workshop/field day/ bus tour on soil health, biodiversity protection, wetland and riparian protection, etc. Groups can apply for funding of up to $1,000 to assist them deliver these outcomes. Training on rural leadership including women & youth will be considered on initial discussion with the RLF.
  2. Funding to help our community groups tackle the threats of feral animals in the region’s landscape e.g. red card for rabbits and foxes and any feral animal control event. Groups can apply for funding of up to $750 to assist them with the cost of running the red card for rabbits and foxes or any feral animal control.
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR NOT FOR PROFIT GROUPS
A fantastic guide to help with your annual reports and financial accountability. Click here for further further information.
 

Grant Links


Assistance for small businesses - www.sbdc.com.au/drilldown
Grants Directory - www.grantsdirectory.dlg.wa.gov.au
Grants Link - grants.myregion.gov.au
Our Community - www.ourcommunity.com.au/funding/grant_search
Healthways - www.healthway.wa.gov.au
Lotterywest - www.lotterywest.wa.gov.au/grants/grant-types
NRM - www.nacc.com.au/pages/4854/grants-directory
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