Grants and Donations
Council provides access for community groups/organisations to various types of funding throughout the year.
Other funding can also be sourced through the attached web links.
Section 356 Donations
Annual Submission Based Support
Community Groups and Charities
Council shall call for applications for an annual submission from community groups, charities and others seeking assistance (including financial, or “in-kind” and discounting of fees) for the coming year. Submissions will be sought during January to March each year for inclusion in the budget calculations for the next financial year. A report will be presented to Council as part of the annual Management Plan.
Each year Bathurst Regional Council provides a grant scheme to assist local sporting organisations to undertake specific works or purchase equipment for the advancement of sport in the Bathurst Region.
Bathurst Regional Council in partnership with the Bathurst Regional Access Committee provides grants to assist small businesses and not-for-profit organisations in the local area to improve access for people with a disability.
Council has provided $10,000 in its current Detailed Budget to be used to develop infrastructure in the rural villages of the Bathurst Region. The "rural" villages include; Hill End, Rockley, Sofala, Sunny Corner, Trunkey Creek, Wattle Flat and Yetholme.