Genevieve Gannon writing in The Melbourne Times 5.08.09 reports that the State Government will donate $2 for every single dollar raised by Melbourne’s Inner North Community Foundation – up to $100,000. It has also committed $100,000 ‘upfront’ – a potential total of $300,000.
The Foundation has this week announced grants for seven community projects and development officer, Trudy Hairs, explains that the Government is attempting to encourage locals to support projects such as:
The Foundation will consult with residents and run a webpoll to establish where the money is needed most.
All sounds pretty good…