Lake Inverell

Sapphire Wind Farm Community Fund

Applications Open!

Applications for the Sapphire Wind Farm Community Fund Funding Round 1 have now opened.

The Sapphire Wind Farm Community Fund S355 Committee aims to support initiatives that strengthen the local community through projects that deliver community benefits through the funding of grants within the boundaries of the Inverell Shire Council local Government area.

Inverell Shire Council Mayor Paul Harmon said the Fund, which currently totals $182,500, aims to support projects and initiatives that contribute to communities within the Inverell Shire Council local government area.

“This fund will allow groups to carry out important work and invest in much-needed equipment and projects,” Cr Harmon said.

“I would encourage all community groups who are eligible for funding to submit an application for funding.”


  • First, make sure you are meet the application criteria by reading the Sapphire Wind Farm Community Fund Guidelines.
  • Complete your application form on the Sapphire Wind Farm Application Form.
  • Submit your application form either by post to Inverell Sire Council – Sapphire Wind Farm Community Fund, PO Box 138, INVERELL NSW 2360 or email to
  • The closing date for applications is 29 March 2019. No late applications will be accepted.
  • Your application will be assessed by the Sapphire Wind Farm Community Fund Committee.
  • You will be notified of the success or otherwise of the application.
  • At the completion of the project, you will be required to provide a Close Out Report detailing highlights, photos, media and financial statements of the completed project (where applicable).

Applications close at 4.00pm on Friday, 29 March 2019.

For more information, please contact Council on (02) 6728 8206.

Sapphire Wind Farm Community Fund
Sapphire Wind Farm Community Fund Application Form[305 Kb]
Sapphire Wind Farm Community Fund Guidelines[172 Kb]



Opening Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:30am - 4:30pm

General Manager
PO Box 138 Inverell NSW 2360

Administration Centre

144 Otho Street
Inverell NSW 2360

Phone: (02) 6728 8288
Fax: (02) 6728 8277
ABN: 72 695 204 530


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