LCHS Community Investment Program
The Latrobe Community Health Service (LCHS) Community Investment Program is a $50,000 fund established to fund eligible community projects and services in the Latrobe Valley.
Overview & objectives of the program
The specific focus of the 2024 grants program will be community projects and services that promote community inclusion or food security throughout the Latrobe Valley. Community inclusion is services and/or projects that enhance access for all people to participate in activities and/or services within the community. Food Security is services and/or projects that increase access to availability and consumption of affordable, fresh and nutritious food.
The 2024 LCHS Community Investment Program will provide access to micro-grants of between $500 and $5,000. These grants are for community groups and services to undertake projects that promote community inclusion or food security for those who live, work and play in the Latrobe Valley.
The key objectives include:
- Food security; access to adequate healthy/nutritional food
- Digital literacy, connectivity and inclusion
- Areas that improve community health outcomes in line with LCHS strategic priority areas
- Applications open: Monday 29 January 2024
- Applications close: Sunday 11 February 2024
- Successful applications announced: April 2024
- Project commencement: from 1 July 2024
- Project completion: by 30 June 2025