The Bald Hills Community Fund provides funding for projects of social, economic or environmental benefit to the Tarwin Lower, Venus Bay and Walkerville districts. Bald Hills Wind Farm will provide $25,000 per year for each year the wind farm is in operation to the Community Fund. Any funds not utilised are carried over to the next year. This year, the Community Fund has $28,480 available for grants to community organisations.
Funds will be allocated in two categories:
- Small Projects: Grants of up to $2000 per project. 80% of the annual funding will be allocated to this section.
- District Projects: Grants of up to $5,000 per project. District Projects must demonstrate community partnerships/collaboration along with an overall benefit to the district/wider community.
The application period opens on 1 June 2017 and closes on 1 August 2017. All grant applications must be received by 5.00 pm on 1 August 2017.