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Two community grant schemes open for applications

Two community grant schemes open for applications

Nearly $40,000 in funding is on offer in two community grant schemes that have just opened for applications.

The Shannon Community Development Grant, open for applications until 5pm on Friday 6 June, provides financial support to projects that bring benefits to the Shannon community.

Groups and individuals can apply for funding, with approximately $13,000 available to distribute each year. The Grant is governed by the Shannon Community Development Trust and administered by the Council.

The Rural Halls Grant provides funding to help non-profit societies and organisations maintain and insure rural halls throughout Horowhenua District.

This Grant distributes up to $25,000 for rural halls each year. Applications will remain open until 5pm on Thursday 31 July.

Criteria and application forms for both grant schemes are available online at www.horowhenua.govt.nz/grants

For further information, contact Community Development Officer Garreth Stevens on 06 366 0999 or garreths@horowhenua.govt.nz

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