Neighbourhood Watch Community Funding Projects Grants now open

Neighbourhood Watch Community Funding Project Grants opened on 1st July 2014.

If you are either of the following, 

• A NHW incorporated not-for-profit organisation OR

• An organisation sponsoring an unincorporated NHW not-for-profit organisation OR

• A Local Government Authority working in partnership with NHW OR

• A Member on behalf of an Australian Police Force/Service working in partnership with community

You are eligible for the NHWA Community Funding Program

The Neighbourhood Watch Australasia CFP is in its third year and has been created to:

  • Continue to engage and strengthen local communities in relation to crime prevention and community safety
  • Promote the exchange of information and further build partnerships between the police, local communities and government
  • Enabling safer and vibrant communities

The funding can be used for any Neighbourhood Watch crime prevention or community safety project. Funds will be available to a maximum of $3,000 per application for your community to develop and implement community safety and crime prevention initiatives. Funding applications for small grants of under $1000 are encouraged. Your project initiative should be planned so that all financial acquittal documentation is returned to NHWA by 30th January 2015.   Supporting quotes/invoices and your payment bank account details MUST be submitted with your application.

Important Dates for Community Funding 2014

  • Applications will open on Tuesday 1st July 2014
  • Applications due by 5pm on Thursday 31 July 2014
  • NHWA will review and assess all applications by Friday 22nd August 2014
  • All applicants will be notified by the Friday 29th August as to the outcome of their application.
  • Successful applicants will receive a Funding contract via email.
  • Completed Funding contract and a valid tax invoices to be returned to NHWA by Friday 12 September 2014
  • Payments to be made by NHWA during September 2014.
  • Reporting Acquittal documents to be returned by Friday 30th January 2015
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