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The Culture, Arts, Tourism and Community Heritage CATCH program was established by the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal to provide grants for projects and activities that offer clear public benefit for communities of fewer than 10,000 across rural and remote Australia.
The funding may go towards things such as capital items, equipment, extension programs to remote areas, events and activities which have a demonstrable economic benefit to the community, and intergenerational activities.
Target Groups: museums, community arts groups, progress associations, event organizers, cultural groups etc
Looking for projects that are: community based/grass roots development, have a level of sustainability or direct contribution to the economic fabric of that community, sharing of assets amongst community groups, projects which take a group to the next level of sophistication, projects that preserve community heritage using approved methods, collaborative arts models that are as inclusive as possible.
Submissions open: by Friday, April 12, 2013
Close: Friday, May 24 2013
Grants: up to $20,000
Population preference: 10,000 or less
From its original inhabitants, the Bugelli-Manji tribe, to bushrangers, the Gold Rush and beyond, Moruya has a rich history filled with the colour and romance typical of Australia's early days.