Donations for Charitable Purposes
The Donations for Charitable Purposes Program addresses monetary and in-kind donations to individuals, not for profit community groups and organisations in the Camden Local Government Area (LGA). It is intended to provide a clear and consistent process for the determination of requests for one-off monetary and in-kind donations from Council to individuals, community groups or organisations for charitable purposes. Applications will be accepted anytime throughout the year.
Applications will be accepted from individuals, not-for-profit community groups or organisations working or residing within the Camden LGA, or where the donation is to provide benefit to residents of the Camden LGA. The application must demonstrate direct benefit to residents of Camden LGA. Applications are to be for one-off donations. Requests of up to $500 will be considered on an individual bases by a committee comprising of the Mayor and General Manager, with an assessment and recommendation from Council officers. Applications for recurrent funding, including operating expenses, refundable bonds or insurance will not usually be considered.
Primary and Secondary Schools in the Camden LGA are eligible to apply for the Mayoral Citizenship Prize under this program. This prize consists of a certificate and book prize to one student at each school who is nominated by their school and the prize are awarded at the end of each school year.
Written applications should provide information required to meet the eligibility criteria. The following information needs to be provided:
• Name and address of the individual, group or organisation applicant;
To apply for this program, please complete the Donations for Charitable Purposes Application Form that can be found here
For further information please contact Josephine Roccisano, Community Project Officer on 4645 5023 or email