Castlereagh Community (Quarantine) Fund - Community Grants Program
Call for applications
The final round of the Castlereagh Community (Quarantine) Fund’s Community Grants Program closed to applications on 21 February 2014.
Aim of the program
The aim of the Castlereagh Community (Quarantine) Fund is to provide grants for projects that benefit the local community and/or environment in the vicinity of the decommissioned Castlereagh Waste Management Centre.
The objectives of the Castlereagh Community (Quarantine) Fund are:
- to provide benefit to residents in the immediate vicinity of the Castlereagh Site following closure of the waste management facility
- to provide facilities or services that would otherwise not be available to the local community
- to provide facilities or services that foster community spirit and meet an identified community need
- to benefit the local community and/or environment in the vicinity of the Castlereagh site.
2014 Guidelines and application forms
The documentation below is for information only.
Further information sources
In addition to the Guidelines for Applicants, the information on the Restoration and Rehabiliation Program page may have been helpful in preparing an application to the Castlereagh Community (Quarantine) Fund’s Community Grants Program.
The Trust has funded 14 projects under the first two rounds of the Castlereagh Community (Quarantine) Fund. Grants were awarded in two categories: large (over $25,000) and small (under $25,000). Over $1 million was approved by the Trust for four large projects. A further $117,171 was awarded for smaller grants.
Examples of small grants (under $25,000)
Berkshire Park Rural Fire Brigade
Undertook an extension/upgrade to their existing fire station, providing an emergency staging area for evacuated residents, a community education centre, and an area for volunteer fire-fighters to relax in.
Windsor Park Public School
Developed a conservation area and native sensory garden to raise environmental awareness in the school community. Successfully revegetated an area of degraded bushland with native plants, produced a guided walk brochure, and created an outdoor learning environment for students.
Llandilo Hall Committee Inc.
Restored and upgraded Llandilo Hall. Work included replacing the roof, guttering and downpipes; painting the exterior; installing roof ventilators (whirley birds); installing air conditioning in the kitchen; and putting fans in the main hall.
Page last updated: 07 March 2014