2016 Neighbourhood Watch Australasia (NHWA) Community Funding Program

Applications are now open for the 2016 Neighbourhood Watch Australasia (NHWA) Community Funding Program


Funding amounts and time periods


Funds will be available to a maximum of $3,000 per application for your community to develop and implement community safety and crime prevention initiatives. Funding applications for small grants of under $1 000 are encouraged. Your initiative can be for more than three months in duration, but funding will not be provided for more than three months.


What is the 2016 funding for?


The 2016 grants will be focused on any Neighbourhood Watch crime prevention or community safety project that can:

                increase communication and knowledge

                reduce preventable crime

                encourage reporting of criminal or suspicious activity

                improve the quality of information passed on to police

                improve the level of home security

                improve personal safety

                encourage property marking

                help reduce the fear of crime particularly for the elderly in the local community


Who is eligible to apply to the NHWA Community Funding Program?


All applicants must be:

                From a member jurisdiction of NHWA

                A NHW group that is an incorporated not-for-profit organisation OR

                An organisation sponsoring an unincorporated NHW that is an not-for-profit organisation OR

                A Local Government Authority working in partnership with NHW OR

                A Member on behalf of an Australian Police Force/Service working in partnership with the community.


Go to the NHWA website www.nhwa.com.au to get more information and examples of projects or contact NHWA on cfp@nhwa.com.au


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