RAC Connecting Communities Fund
RAC has announced the launch of the brand new Connecting Communities Fund that will be open to town teams across Western Australia. RAC is passionate about giving back to W.A. and has generously provided a total funding pool of $50,000 to support town teams to:
- Contribute to more vibrant, active, engaged and sustainable communities through place making or activation
- Have a direct and positive impact on whole communities
- Improve social wellbeing of a whole community, enable people to connect and/or volunteer
Further information is available on the file below –
Contact Ashleigh Redwood at RAC at [email protected] or phone 9436 4442 if you need more information or would like to discuss your idea.
Applications Close: 5.00pm Friday 22 November 2019
Note: To be eligible for the grant, you need to be a registered town team listed on our website at https://www.townteams.com.au/town-teams/.
It’s easy to register if you align with and will ‘live’ the Town Team Charter (see file below). For more information on becoming a town team, contact us at [email protected]
Other Grant Opportunities
We have also prepared a list of other potential grant opportunities for town teams. See the document below.
Town Team Pitch Round 1
Town Team Movement has provided the first round of grants to town teams.
The Chinatown Broome town team won the first-ever $3,000 Town Team Pitch for its Wayfinding for Chinatown project. The decision was made by the 60 attendees at the Town Team Convergence on Saturday 14 September 2019. A special mention goes to the worthy finalists, which were:
|1||Chinatown Broome||Wayfinding for Chinatown|
|2||Beaufort Street |
|Verge to Plate – an urban foraging |
|3||Mount Hawthorn Hub||Youth Skate Park Pop-up|
|4||Dalyellup Collective||Dalyellup Community Christmas Festival|
Spruce My Space
Town Team Movement also provided 4 x $500 grants for innovative, quick and cheap ways to improve public spaces. We call it ‘sprucing-up a space’ or placemaking. It is like turning a house in to a home.
The winners were:
|1||Champion Lakes||Diwali event ($500)|
|Roxy Lane Community Garden ($500)|
|3||Vic Park |
|Knitted lace fence panels ($500)|
|4||West Perth |
|Flower the Flowers Competition Prize ($250) |
WPL Office Fit-out ($250)