Barwon South West Waste and Resource Recovery Group – Can do Communities Grant Program

Can do Communities Grant – Sporting Groups who are wanting to be a Plastic Bottle Free Club, look no more, this grant is for you!

The Can Do Communities program supports community led activities in the Barwon South West region with a focus on waste reduction, repair, repurpose or recycling.

As part of this program, Barwon South West Waste and Resource Recovery Group (BSWWRRG) is offering small grants of up to $500 (GST exclusive) to incorporated community groups for eligible waste reduction activities.

In the 2019-2020 financial year, the total amount available is $5,000 or a maximum of 10 x $500 grants.

What will be funded?

The Can Do Communities Program Guide sets out the types of activities that will be funded:

  • Can Do Community Events
  • Plastic Free Communities
  • Boomerang Bags Groups
  • War on Waste Groups
  • Litter Champions
  • Repair Cafés
  • Turn Your Trash into Cash Days
  • Community Gardens
  • Share Your Spare produce swaps and carts
  • Love Food Hate Waste and Bulk buying community co-ops
  • Transition Streets & Towns.

Examples of activities and items that will be funded include composting workshops, Boomerang Bags materials, Repair Café starter kits, and litter clean-up days.

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