Community Grants Program - Grant Funding Principles and Operating Guidelines

Procedure 2.6.1 Version 1
Adopted 4 September 2012



  • To ensure a strategic focus is taken with all grant applications and to reflect Council’s strategic policy directions, agreed core functions and program areas.
  • To provide a framework for the initial assessment of all proposed grant applications.
  • To identify, develop and encourage best practice for all aspects of grant seeking including opportunities for cross organisation and inter-Shire projects and funding agency liaison and leverage.
  • To provide a forum to explore new funding models and opportunities.
  • To make recommendations as necessary to MANEX on grant applications and grant management policies and procedures.
  • To maintain existing networks and foster new relationships with funding bodies.

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