The announcement today of the Natural Disaster Resilience Program (NDRP) officially opens the competitive grant round for projects that will implement sustained disaster resilience or disaster mitigation strategies that will directly benefit the WA community.
Applications are being sought from eligible organisations with projects that will reduce identified risks and close capability gaps, in an effort to reduce future post-disaster funding needs.
Funds allocated to projects in the competitive grants round must be addressing at least one Commonwealth priority as outlined in the National Strategy for Disaster Resilience, with projects to be evidence-based.
Applications must also be requesting funds for projects that address the direct and indirect costs of disasters in an effort to reduce the future response and/or recovery spend. These projects should:
Applicants can request NDRP funding between $10,000 and $250,000 (no GST applied), with NDRP to account for no more than 50% total project cost. All other eligibility criteria can be found in the Quick Eligibility Check on the SEMC website.
For further information please refer to the Guidelines for Applicants and other documentation on the SEMC website: www.semc.wa.gov.au/funding, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications must be received by 4 pm, Friday 8 February 2018.