Community Grant Application WestWaters Hotel & Entertainment Complex Community Grant Step 1 of 8 12% WestWaters Hotel & Entertainment Complex and related business partners have committed a six-figure sum in the form of a grant. This was part of the establishment of WestWaters Hotel. The grant will be available to not for profit organisations or community groups based within the Eastern Corridor of the City of Melton. The aim and purpose of this grant is to provide financial assistance to community based and not for profit organisations that provide a service or infrastructure that benefits the wider community. There is a particular interest in organisations that provide programs to support local youths. Applications are assessed on their individual merit with each application adjudicated and approved/not approved by a Committee comprising of representatives from WestWaters Hotel and their related business partners, council members from the City of Melton and a member from the local community. Applications are assessed against the following criteria: Alignment to WestWaters Hotel & Entertainment Complex community grant objectives Provision of inexpensive or free programs, social spaces and activities Enhancement of socialising opportunities and participation in community life Is inclusive & accessible and encourages participation of a range of target groups Addressing local issues The project meets community needs The project targets and provides benefits to Melton Shire Eastern Corridor Ability to Manage the Grant The strategy for implementing the project is feasible and appropriate, the budget is realistic and accurate (quotes are provided) To assist with the application process please complete this Formal Application online and upload the following additional documents: Copy of previous year’s financial statement Registration of business name Copies of quotes for any goods/services that you are requesting funding for Letters of support for the project (not compulsory but encouraged) Any questions in regards to the grant please email firstname.lastname@example.org Community Grant General Conditions The following general conditions apply to the WestWaters Hotel & Entertainment Complex Community Grant Any applications to the Community Grant that are inclusive of infrastructure or capital works activities on City of Melton's land must be approved by Council prior to the lodging of an application. Any applications to the Community Grant that are inclusive of equipment purchases and are intended, by the applicant, to be stored in a City of Melton Council facility, must be approved by Council prior to the lodging of an application. If a group/ organisation cease operations, assets purchased through the Community Grant must be returned to WestWaters Hotel & Entertainment Complex to redistribute to other community groups. Funding will not be given for retrospective expenses (expenses already paid). Projects funded under the Community Grant must be open to the community in adherence with the Equal Opportunity Act 2010. Groups that fail to deliver on critical activities or milestones or act in inappropriate ways may not be considered for funding in future grant rounds. Funding will not be given for projects where the primary focus is to promote specific political or religious views (however political or religious groups may apply for projects that are not promoting their views and provide broad community benefit). Funding will not be given for projects by local schools/education providers that are limited to students. Core school curriculum cannot be considered. Unincorporated groups may apply for funding provided that they are auspiced by an incorporated organisation. This means that the auspicing agency is applying on behalf of the unincorporated group. The unincorporated group can still complete the application but will require the auspice group to sign the funding agreement with WestWaters. The auspicing agent is then responsible for the accountability of the project as signed. Save and Continue Later Community Grant Online ApplicationName of Contact Person* First Last Email Address* PhoneOrganisation's Name*Amount Requested (Max Grant Amount)*Eligibility ChecklistApplicants must meet the below criteria in order to be eligible for consideration under this program.a) The applicant has used the 2019 version of the Application Form for the WestWaters Hotel & Entertainment Complex Community Grant* Yes No b) The applicant is operating or delivering programs in the City of Melton's Eastern Corridor.*Caroline Springs 3023; Burnside 3023; Burnside Heights 3023; Rockbank 3335; Hillside 3037; Taylor's Hill 3037; Taylor's Hill West 3037; Diggers Rest 3427 Yes No c) The applicant is a not-for-profit organisation* Yes No d) The applicant is incorporated or has an auspice agreement for this project (auspice agreement must be attached)* Yes No e) The applicant does not have any outstanding or unreconciled monies with the Fund Trustees* Yes No f) The applicant agrees to provide the Fund Trustees a reconcilliation report at the end of the funding period which shows how the funds were spent* Yes No g) The applicant has signed and agrees to the declaration* Yes No Save and Continue Later SECTION A: GENERALProject Title*Brief Description*Please note this information may be used in publically available documentsOrganisation's Name*Contact Person* First Last Position*Postal Address* Street Address Address Line 2 City State / Province / Region ZIP / Postal Code AfghanistanÅland IslandsAlbaniaAlgeriaAmerican SamoaAndorraAngolaAnguillaAntarcticaAntigua and BarbudaArgentinaArmeniaArubaAustraliaAustriaAzerbaijanBahamasBahrainBangladeshBarbadosBelarusBelgiumBelizeBeninBermudaBhutanBoliviaBonaire, Sint Eustatius and SabaBosnia and HerzegovinaBotswanaBouvet IslandBrazilBritish Indian Ocean TerritoryBrunei DarrussalamBulgariaBurkina FasoBurundiCambodiaCameroonCanadaCape VerdeCayman IslandsCentral African RepublicChadChileChinaChristmas IslandCocos IslandsColombiaComorosCongo, Democratic Republic of theCongo, Republic of theCook IslandsCosta RicaCôte d'IvoireCroatiaCubaCuraçaoCyprusCzech RepublicDenmarkDjiboutiDominicaDominican RepublicEcuadorEgyptEl SalvadorEquatorial GuineaEritreaEstoniaEswatini (Swaziland)EthiopiaFalkland IslandsFaroe IslandsFijiFinlandFranceFrench GuianaFrench PolynesiaFrench Southern TerritoriesGabonGambiaGeorgiaGermanyGhanaGibraltarGreeceGreenlandGrenadaGuadeloupeGuamGuatemalaGuernseyGuineaGuinea-BissauGuyanaHaitiHeard and McDonald IslandsHoly SeeHondurasHong KongHungaryIcelandIndiaIndonesiaIranIraqIrelandIsle of ManIsraelItalyJamaicaJapanJerseyJordanKazakhstanKenyaKiribatiKuwaitKyrgyzstanLao People's Democratic RepublicLatviaLebanonLesothoLiberiaLibyaLiechtensteinLithuaniaLuxembourgMacauMacedoniaMadagascarMalawiMalaysiaMaldivesMaliMaltaMarshall IslandsMartiniqueMauritaniaMauritiusMayotteMexicoMicronesiaMoldovaMonacoMongoliaMontenegroMontserratMoroccoMozambiqueMyanmarNamibiaNauruNepalNetherlandsNew CaledoniaNew ZealandNicaraguaNigerNigeriaNiueNorfolk IslandNorth KoreaNorthern Mariana IslandsNorwayOmanPakistanPalauPalestine, State ofPanamaPapua New GuineaParaguayPeruPhilippinesPitcairnPolandPortugalPuerto RicoQatarRéunionRomaniaRussiaRwandaSaint BarthélemySaint HelenaSaint Kitts and NevisSaint LuciaSaint MartinSaint Pierre and MiquelonSaint Vincent and the GrenadinesSamoaSan MarinoSao Tome and PrincipeSaudi ArabiaSenegalSerbiaSeychellesSierra LeoneSingaporeSint MaartenSlovakiaSloveniaSolomon IslandsSomaliaSouth AfricaSouth GeorgiaSouth KoreaSouth SudanSpainSri LankaSudanSurinameSvalbard and Jan Mayen IslandsSwedenSwitzerlandSyriaTaiwanTajikistanTanzaniaThailandTimor-LesteTogoTokelauTongaTrinidad and TobagoTunisiaTurkeyTurkmenistanTurks and Caicos IslandsTuvaluUgandaUkraineUnited Arab EmiratesUnited KingdomUnited StatesUruguayUS Minor Outlying IslandsUzbekistanVanuatuVenezuelaVietnamVirgin Islands, BritishVirgin Islands, U.S.Wallis and FutunaWestern SaharaYemenZambiaZimbabwe Country Person Responsible for the Proposed Project*If different from above. ***Applicants MUST ensure that the contacts and contact details are available during business hours. First Last PositionPhoneEmail Address Is your group incorporated?*YesNoDoes your group have public liability insurance?*YesNoIs your group registered for GST?*YesNoDoes your group have an ABN?*YesNoIf YES, ABN Number:*Is your group a registered charity?*YesNoHow long has your group been operating and/or delivering services in Melton municipality?*Has your group received a WestWaters Community Grant previously?*YesNoIf yes, did your group provide the Fund Trustees with a reconciliation report at the end of the funding year?*YesNoIf NO, why not?* Save and Continue Later SECTION B: PROJECT DETAILS1. WHAT IS THE PROJECT - (What are you going to do? Where will you be doing it? How will you be doing it?)*2. WHY IS THE PROJECT NEEDED? WHAT EVIDENCE DO YOU HAVE OF THIS NEED?*3. HOW MANY PEOPLE WILL THE PROJECT TARGET? WHAT % ARE RESIDENTS OF THE CITY OF MELTON’S EASTERN CORRIDOR?*4. WHAT WILL THE BENEFITS BE FOR YOUR PROJECTS TARGET GROUP AND THE WIDER COMMUNITY?*5. HOW WILL YOU PROMOTE THE PROJECT TO THE COMMUNITY?*6. WHAT ARE THE PROJECTS TIMELINES?*Commencement Date and Completion Date Save and Continue Later SECTION C: ALIGNMENT TO FUNDS OBJECTIVES1. HOW DOES THE PROJECT RELATE TO THE PRIMARY OBJECTIVES OF THE FUND?A) PROVISION OF INEXPENSIVE OR FREE PROGRAMS, SOCIAL SPACES AND ACTIVITIES.*B) ENHANCEMENT OF SOCIALISING OPPORTUNITIES & PARTICIPATION IN COMMUNITY LIFE.*C) IS INCLUSIVE AND ACCESSIBLE AND ENCOURAGES PARTICIPATION OF PARTICULAR TARGET GROUPS INCLUDING; WOMEN, YOUNG PEOPLE, OLDER PEOPLE, PEOPLE WITH A DISABILITY AND PEOPLE FROM CULTURALLY AND LINGUISTICALLY DIVERSE BACKGROUNDS.*2. HOW WILL YOU KNOW IF THE PROJECT WAS SUCCESSFUL IN MEETING THE FUNDS PRIMARY OBJECTIVES?* Save and Continue Later SECTION D: COSTINGS1. AMOUNT REQUESTED FROM THE WESTWATERS COMMUNITY GRANT?*2. BREAKDOWN OF INCOME, EXPENDITURE AND IN-KIND:*INCOME: List all sources of anticipated income for the project Ex. Grant money from trust, any cash contribution from group, any sponsorship or other grants, any other donations, other. (Please list all)IncomeAmount in AUD$ Total Amount of anticipated Income*EXPENDITURE*LIST THE ANTICIPATED EXPENDITURE FOR THE PROJECT: Mark with an Asterix (*) what components the Trust will fundExpeditureAmount in AUD$ Save and Continue Later SECTION E: OTHER1. WILL YOU BE ABLE TO RUN YOUR PROJECT IF YOU RECEIVE LESS THAN THE REQUESTED AMOUNT?*YesNo2. IF YES, WHAT IS THE MINIMUM AMOUNT OF MONEY REQUESTED FROM THE FUND FOR THIS PROJECT?*3. WHAT CHANGES WILL YOU MAKE TO THE PROJECT IF YOU RECEIVE LESS MONEY?*4. WHO IS RESPONSIBLE IF A DEFICIT IS INCURRED BY THIS PROJECT?*5. ANY OTHER COMMENTS IN SUPPORT OF THIS APPLICATION?* Save and Continue Later SECTION F: DECLARATIONBy submitting this application you are agreeing to this declaration THE FOLLOWING GENERAL CONDITIONS APPLY TO THE WESTWATERS HOTEL & ENTERTAINMENT COMPLEX COMMUNITY GRANT In submitting an application for the WestWaters Community Grant, I certify that all details supplied are true and correct to the best of my knowledge. I understand that there is no guarantee that funding will be provided. The application will be assessed against the criteria by an assessment panel. I understand that due to the Assessment Criteria and the number of applications, I may not receive the full amount requested. I agree to contact WestWaters Hotel & Entertainment Complex in the event that any information regarding this application changes or is found to be incorrect at any time during the life of the project. I will acknowledge WestWaters Hotel & Entertainment Complex's support for the program/ project in any information provided with the words: “Supported by WestWaters Hotel & Entertainment Complex”. I understand that if funds are approved and made available, the project must be completed within the agreed time frame. I understand that the purchase of any non-voluntary labour expenses will be obtained through providers registered for GST with an Australian Business Number. At the completion of this project, I agree to provide WestWaters Hotel & Entertainment Complex with photographs, expenses accounted for, receipts and final report within 2 months of completion of the project funded by the Grant. I understand and consent to WestWaters Hotel & Entertainment Complex collecting the personal information requested on this form for the purpose of determining a Community Grant and will be solely used for this purpose and any secondary purposes associated with the conduct of this program. I understand that should funding be approved by the Committee that a final agreement will be provided to be signed with specific terms & conditions applicable to your particular project. PRIVACY NOTIFICATION The personal information requested on this form collected by WestWaters Hotel and Entertainment Complex is for the Community Grants Program. The personal information will be used solely by WestWaters Hotel and Entertainment Complex for that primary purpose or directly related purposes. The applicant understands that the personal information provided is for the Community Grant Program and that they may apply to WestWaters Hotel and Entertainment Complex for access and for amendment of the information. Name of Authorised Person Agreeing To This Declaration:*Position Within Organisation*Date* Date Format: DD slash MM slash YYYY Additional DocumentsFile size must be less than 2MB each. Please wait until file is completely uploaded before doing anything else. If you have larger files or poor internet connection then it would be better to email the file as attachment to email@example.com with the subject "Grant Application Supporting Files - Organisation Name".Copy of previous year’s financial statementFile size must be less than 2MB each. Please wait until file is completely uploaded before doing anything else. Drop files here or Registration of business nameFile size must be less than 2MB each. Please wait until file is completely uploaded before doing anything else. Drop files here or Copies of quotes for any goods/services that you are requesting funding forFile size must be less than 2MB each. Please wait until file is completely uploaded before doing anything else. Drop files here or Letters of support for the project (not compulsory but encouraged)File size must be less than 2MB each. Please wait until file is completely uploaded before doing anything else. 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