The Support for Special Achievers Program is to support gifted and talented people who live in the Camden LGA.
The program provides a once only grant of up to $500 to assist to meet the costs of participation in a cultural, academic or sporting event representing NSW or Australia.
Applications are received at any time during the year.
The cultural/academic/sport activity shall be of amateur status and generally promoted by a non-profit organisation;
A special achiever, for the purposes of this program, is one who has been selected on merit, to represent NSW or Australia in their chosen field of endeavour. This definition includes people with disabilities;
Evidence of selection involving a merit based process must be provided;
No more than one donation will be granted to any applicant under this program;
The recipient shall be a resident of Camden Local Government Area;
Payments under this program will be calculated on the basis of 10% of total costs with a maximum payment of $500 being provided for any one request; and
Evidence of the costs incurred must be provided with the request.
Written applications must provide information required to meet the eligibility criteria. The following information needs to be provided:
Name and address of the applicant;
Purpose of the request;
Evidence of selection must be provided as well as any other supporting documentation; and