Time is running out for charities and community groups to apply for a share of $100,000 in funding from the IMB Bank Shire Community Foundation.
The grants are open to those groups seeking funding for a new initiative or an expansion of a current program.
The Shire Community Foundation was established in 2016, when The Shire…Local Banking merged with IMB Bank, with a commitment to donate $300,000 to the local area over the next three years.
Last year 13 projects were funded by the foundation as part of the first year’s allocation of $100,000.
The recipients included the Sylvanvale Foundation, Cancer Patients’ Foundation, Police Citizens Youth Clubs, Mens’ Sheds and the Sutherland Hospital, Endeavour Special Kids with a Disability, Caringbah Craft Centre, Engadine Rural Fire Brigade, Sutherland Shire Historical Society Inc.
Applications are now open to community groups, charities and not-for- profits for 2018.
To apply go to to www.imb.com.au/communityfoundation to apply.
Applications close on February 9.