Reminder the following grants and assistance are available:
Lithgow Council Bushfire Recovery Grant
Lithgow Council is offering communities impacted by the 2019-2020 Summer Bushfires grants of up to $10,000 and above (subject to application and funding availability). The grants support community groups, joint organisations and not-for-profit groups to undertake projects that enhance social recovery and preparedness activities. Applications Close 31 January 2021.
NAB Foundation Community Grants
NAB Foundation Community Grants aim to help safeguard communities with funding for projects that prepare for natural disasters, support long-term recovery and build resilience against future disasters. Grants of up to $10,000 are available to fund local projects. Applications will be accepted between 23 November, 2020 and 30 July, 2021.
Nepean Blue Mountains Primary Health Network | Community Wellbeing Grants – currently no closing day on this grant.
https://www.nbmphn.com.au/Community/Bushfire-Support/Community-Grants for more information
Individuals directly impacted by the 2019/20 bushfires within the Blue Mountains, Hawkesbury and Lithgow areas can apply for up to $1,000 to conduct a community activity in their area that meets the Grant Objectives. Activities should aim to help support the mental health, wellbeing, resilience and recovery of bushfire affected communities.
Nepean Blue Mountains Primary Health Network | Bushfire Psychological Therapy Services:
Were you affected by the 2019/20 bushfires? Do you feel restless, irritable or tense and you’re not sure why? Are you having trouble falling or staying asleep? You may benefit from talking to someone who can help. Up to 10 free sessions with a professional are available. Talk to your GP or visit https://www.nbmphn.com.au/Community/Bushfire-Support/Local-Health-Services