The Territory Government has awarded a total of $4.4 million in the December 2018 round of the CBF Major and Minor Community Organisation Grants and Major Community Events Program Grants to local community organisations.
CBF Grants now provide greater certainty and are more streamlined for local community organisations, providing a much needed boost to the NT economy.
Round one of the Major Community Organisation Grants will see 26 local community organisation receive up to $2.4 million in grant funding to support the purchase of a modified minibus, infrastructure upgrades, a new clubhouse and outdoor learning area and much more.
Round one of the Major Community Event Program Grants will provide 11 Event community organisations with up to $2.1 million in funding for up to 3 years for events like the Henley on Todd, the NT Writers Festival, the local Nightcliff Seabreeze Festival and many more exciting local events.
Chung Wah society is one of the local organisations to receive a Major Community Events, Program Grant. The funding will be used for the local Chinese New Year Festival from 2019 until 2021 providing funding certainty for the event, ensuring Territorians and tourists can enjoy this event for years to come.
Source: NT Government