Durack schools invited to share in new funding
July 24, 2019
equipment, building projects or additional targeted support could soon be on
the way for schools across the Durack electorate with the Federal Government
making up to $200,000 available for projects to benefit local kids’ learning
Member for Durack Melissa Price said the Local Schools Community Fund will
offer grants between $1,000 and $20,000 to contribute to a variety of school
projects and associated costs.
will open for applications on 25 July 2019 and I’d encourage all schools in Durack
to think about what they could do with a share of the funds,” she said.
lodge one application for each of their campuses, so it’s important that the
project identified delivers a real benefit for their local school community.
schools in the region, they could even use the money toward excursions for
Schools Community Fund is open to government, Independent and Catholic schools,
but eligibility conditions will apply, and proposed projects will be assessed
by a committee to be appointed by Ms Price.
could include small-scale extensions or classroom refurbishments, new computer
facilities, mental health and counselling services, playground equipment,
library resources, or sports facilities.
Government announced the $30.2 million Local Schools Community Fund in the 2019
will be through SchoolsHUB – https://schools.education.gov.au/. Schools may submit one application
for up to $20,000 funding for each of their campuses. Applications open on 25
July 2019 and close on 30 September 2019 and projects must be completed by the
end of 2020.