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Safer Communities Fund – Round 5 – Northern Territory Infrastructure Grants


Safer Communities Fund – Round 5 – Northern Territory Infrastructure Grants provides not for profit organisations and local government agencies in the Northern Territory with grants of up to $1 million for infrastructure and environmental design activities to reduce crime, violence, anti-social behaviour and/or other security risks and improve community safety and wellbeing in the Northern Territory.

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What do you get?

Grants from $10,000 to $1 million.

Who is this for?

  • an incorporated not for profit organisation
  • an Australian local government agency or body as defined in appendix A of the Grant Opportunity Guideline
     

Overview


The objective of this grant opportunity is to reduce crime, violence, anti-social behaviour and/or other security risks and improve community safety and wellbeing in the Northern Territory.

Eligible activities can include the following:

  • Infrastructure activities, such as installing
    • fixed or mobile CCTV cameras
    • security lighting
    • fencing and gates
    • bollards
    • external blast walls and windows
    • security and alarm systems
    • public address systems
    • intercoms and swipe access.
  • Crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED)

The minimum grant amount is $10,000.

The maximum grant amount is $1 million.

The grant amount will be up to 100% of eligible project costs.

The maximum grant period is 36 months.

Projects must be completed by 30 June 2023.

The Safer Communities Fund Round 5 includes two other streams:

  • Infrastructure grants
  • Early Intervention grants and further information on this stream will be available on business.gov.au by early 2020.

Eligibility


What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible you must:

  • have an Australian business number (ABN)
  • be located in the Northern Territory

and be one of the following entities:

  • an incorporated not for profit organisation
  • an Australian local government agency or body as defined in appendix A of the Grant Opportunity Guidelines.

Applying


How do you apply?

The Safer Communities Fund – Round 5 – Northern Territory Infrastructure Grants is currently closed to applications.

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Need help?

Contact us for help with your application or to find out more.

Monday – Friday, 8am – 8pm across Australia

Key documents


Grant opportunity guidelines

Fact sheet: how to apply

Sample grant agreement – simple

Exchange of letters grant agreement

Letter template – authority to undertake the project at the nominated site