Funder: Federal – National Recovery & Resilience Agency
Grant Background: The Black Summer Bushfire Recovery Grants program will support the recovery efforts of communities in eligible Local Government Areas affected by the 2019-20 bushfires and enables them to apply for projects that address community recovery needs within their own timeframes.
The Australian Government will directly fund successful applicants to conduct a range of projects designed to support the social and economic recovery, and restoration of the built environment in those communities.
The objectives of the grant opportunity are to:
- support recovery and resilience of communities impacted by the 2019-20 bushfires, and
- build stronger communities by supporting social, economic and built environment recovery.
The intended outcomes of the grant opportunity are to:
- empower local communities to address bushfire recovery priorities, including through creation of jobs, sustainable infrastructure and community investment targeted at the specific needs of the community, and
- rebuild and grow the economy of the local communities impacted by the bushfires.
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