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14-22 Responsible Pet Ownership Grants Program – call for applications

Date: Tuesday 26th August 2014
Category: Council Circular

Circular Details

14-22 / 25 August 2014 / A372903

Previous Circular


Who should read this

Councillors / General Managers / Council staff / Companion Animals staff


Communications team / T:02 44284100 / E:

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PDF Version of Circular 14-22 pdf
Related Download Responsible Pet Ownership Grants Program - Guidelines

What’s new or changing

• The NSW Government has committed $900,000 over 3 years to the Responsible Pet Ownership Grants Program. (2014-15 through to 2016-17).

• Applications for the program can now be made.


What this means for your council

• The Grants Program is seeking to fund responsible pet ownership projects with a focus on innovation and collaboration, provide opportunities to promote better practice in responsible pet ownership, involve demonstrated collaboration between councils and other organisations and include a co-contribution from applicant councils and/or partners to the overall cost of the project.

• Applications must be sent to the Responsible Pet Ownership Grants Program email address:

• The closing date for applications is 5:00pm, Friday 3 October 2014.


Key points

• Year 1 funding applications can be made from Monday 25 August 2014.

• Individual councils may apply for up to $15,000 and a group of councils may submit a combined application for up to $50,000.


Where to go for further information

• The Responsible Pet Ownership Grants Program Guidelines are available for download on the Office of Local Government’s website



Steve Orr

Acting Chief Executive
Office of Local Government
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