Donations Program 2018/2019

Council can make donations or provide other financial assistance for the purpose of exercising its functions under Section 356 of the Local Government Act.

Council is calling for applications from eligible organisations for financial assistance in the form of small grants. Donations are capped at $500.00 as outlined in Council’s Donations Policy.

All applicants must complete an application form. You can:

  1. Download the Application form for 2018/19 Section 356 Donation Program to your computer, then fill out electronically and send as an attachment to  OR
  2. Print the Adobe PDF form and fill out by hand, then scan and send via the email address above, or post to Council at PO Box 177, Macksville NSW 2447, OR drop off at the Council Offices at 44 Princess Street, Macksville.

The application includes a brief description of the organisation, the organisation’s viability, the purpose of the funding, the ability to acquit the funds and how the project contributes to the Nambucca Shire Community Strategic Plan.

Successful applicants will be determined by Council and funds will be made available in late February 2019.

The deadline for applications for Round 2 is Friday, 8 Febrary 2019.
*Please be advised that recipients of a donation in Round 1 for 2018/2019 are not eligible to apply in Round 2.

For more information on the program, please see the Donations Policy. To complete the application, you will also need to consult the Nambucca Shire Community Strategic Plan.

Copies of the application can be picked up at Council Offices, 44 Princess Street, Macksville, or can be posted out upon request. Please contact Teresa Boorer, Grants and Contributions Officer, on 02 6568 0221 OR 0448 331 476, should you require more information.