Section 356 Donations Program 2020-2021

Donations Program 2020/2021

Council can make donations or provide other financial assistance for the purpose of exercising its functions under Section 356 of the Local Government Act.

Council is calling for applications from eligible organisations for financial assistance in the form of small grants. Donations are capped at $500.00 as outlined in Council’s Donations Policy.

All applicants must complete an application form. You can:

  1. Download theApplication form for 2020/21 Section 356 Donation Program to your computer, then fill out electronically and send as an attachment to  OR
  2. Print the Adobe PDF form and fill out by hand, then scan and send via the email address above, or post to Nambucca Valley Council at PO Box 177, Macksville NSW 2447, OR drop off at the Council Offices at 44 Princess Street, Macksville.
The application includes a brief description of the organisation, the organisation’s viability, the purpose of the funding, the ability to acquit the funds and how the project contributes to the Nambucca Valley Community Strategic Plan.

Successful applicants will be determined by Council and funds will be made available in early April 2021.

This program opens to applications on Monday, 15 February 2021.

The deadline for applications for the Donations Program is 4:30pm on Friday, 26 March 2021.

For more information on the program, please see the Donations Policy. To complete the application, you will also need to consult the Nambucca Valley Community Strategic Plan.

Copies of the application can be picked up at Council’s Administration Centre, 44 Princess Street, Macksville, or can be posted out upon request. Please contact Teresa Boorer, Grants and Contributions Officer, by Friday, 5 March 2021, on 02 6568 0221 OR by email: should you have any questions.


Moving Forward - Community Grants Program

This program is an initiative delivered by Nambucca Valley Council, as part of the Bushfire Community Recovery and Resilience Fund (BCRRF) provided through joint Commonwealth-State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements. Under the Bushfire Community Recovery and Resilience Fund (BCRRF) Council is calling for Expressions of Interest for its Bushfire Recovery Event Grant program. The aim of this grants program is to promote community wellbeing, social recovery and future disaster resilience following the bushfires.