CEDF BOARD: Cr Sue George, Mayor of Singleton Cr Sue Moore, The Bloomfield Group Chief Development Officer Geoff Moore, Glencore General Manager Ashley McLeod and CEDF chairman Cr Godfrey Adamthwaite
In partnership with Glencore and the Bloomfield Group, Singleton Council established the Community Economic Development Fund in 2019 to ensure the best use of VPA monies for the community now and into the future.
Accordingly, the objectives of the Community Economic Development Fund are to assist in proactively managing the impacts of mining by using policy funds to increase economic growth and productivity and promote health and wellbeing for the communities of the Singleton LGA.
The broad principles of the Fund are to support the socio-economic future of Singleton by:
Administered by the CEDF Joint Management Board comprising Council staff and representatives of Glencore and The Bloomfield Group, a total of $500,000 is available under the first round of funding with Funding Proposal applications invited between September and October 2021 for projects or programs with a minimum value of $10,000.
Funding proposals may include:
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