DUE BY 11:59PM, FRIDAY 21 MAY 2021

Please note this is not the formal application.

If your Expression of interest is successful you will receive an invitation to complete a full application in May.

Before completing this Expression of Interest please read the Grant Opportunity Guidelines HERE

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* 1. Organisation Details
Where you have a sponsor arrangement, please provide the details of the sponsor organisation who is eligible to apply.

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* 2. Organisation Street Address

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* 3. Organisation Postal Address

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* 4. Contact Details - Primary Contact

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* 5. Contact Details - Secondary Contact

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* 6. Is your organisation a legal entity?
If not, you will need to source an auspicing body (legal entity) to apply on your behalf (refer to s4.2 of the guidelines)

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* 7. Is you organisation not-for-profit?
To be eligible to apply you must meet this criteria

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* 8. Are you applying as a trustee on behalf of a trust? If no, please type N/A in relevant box. 
If yes, please provide both the Trust and Trustee ABN

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* 9. Are you a charity registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC)?

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* 10. Are you registered for GST?

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* 11. Do you have an account with an Australian financial institution in the name of the organisation applying?
To be eligible to apply you must meet this criteria

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* 12. Are you applying as a sponsor on behalf of an unincorporated organisation?

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* 13. Project Title
Name of project

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* 14. Project Site Address - Full address including suburb
The proposed project site must be within the Newcastle electorate.
Check if you are eligible HERE

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* 15. Type of Project
You may select multiple

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* 16. Please provide a brief outline of your project/proposal
1000 words or less

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* 17. Briefly describe how this project will support and encourage local community organisations to improve their energy efficiency practices and technologies leading to a reduction in energy use, improvement in energy productivity and delivery of carbon abatement.

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* 18. Grant Funding Sought ($)
You can apply for up to 100% of the project cost. 
  • The minimum grant amount is $5,000
  • The maximum grant amount is $12,000

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* 19. Total Project Cost ($)

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* 20. Can you complete the project by 30 June 2022?
Please note that the ability to complete the project by this date is a requirement of the grant guidelines

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* 21. Has your project received funding from another Commonwealth, State or Territory government grant? You can apply for a grant for your project under more than one Commonwealth, State or Territory program, but if your application is successful, you can only choose one. 

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* 22. Please attach any supporting documentation
EG: quotes, plans, approvals (if applicable)

PDF, DOC, DOCX, PNG, JPG, JPEG, GIF file types only.
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* 23. Have you reviewed the eligibility requirements for the Newcastle Powering Communities Program Grants outlined HERE and do you believe your project and organisation comply with these eligibility requirements?

Expressions of Interest will close 11:59pm, Friday 21 May 2021.

Please note: lodging an Expression of Interest does NOT guarantee being selected as an applicant.

The Newcastle community selection panel will be prioritising projects of lasting and real benefit to our community.

Successful organisations will be requested to submit a more detailed Project Application to be assessed by the Department of Social Services from July - September.

Successful applicants will be notified in November 2021.

To give your project the best chance of being successful it is strongly recommended steps be taken to obtain quotes, plans and approvals where necessary.

If you have any questions or difficulties uploading files please email them to me at Sharon.Claydon.MP@aph.gov.au or call my office on 4926 1555.

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