Non-profit community organisations in the Upper Hunter Shire who run cultural or art projects are encouraged to apply for Council’s Cultural Activity Grants before 7 September 2016.
Every year Council awards Cultural Activity Grants (CAG) to assist Incorporated non-profit community based organisations from within the Upper Hunter Shire develop cultural and art resources and activities in the community both for broad and specific needs.
Twenty-three projects received a total of $13,000 in the 2015 CAG program including:
Popular festivals the Aberdeen Highland Games, King of the Ranges Stockman’s Challenge and Bush Festival, the Scone Literary Long Weekend, and the Scone and Upper Hunter Horse Festival also received CAG grants in 2015.
Other CAG recipients last year were: Scone Community Amateur Dramatic Society (SCADS), Merriwa Senior Citizens & Pensioners Association. Scone & Upper Hunter Historical Society, Upper Hunter Museum of Rural Life, Scone Spinners and Weavers, Scone Singers Community Choir, Murrurundi Rotary Cub, Aberdeen Local Studies Group and Showstoppers Performing Arts for People with Disabilities.
The CAG guidelines and application form are available online.
CAG applications can be submitted on-line, by email, mail or at Council offices in Merriwa, Murrurundi and Scone by Wednesday 7 September 2016.
For more information contact Community Services Officer Amanda Catzikiris on 6540 1153 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Upper Hunter Shire Council
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