We’re taking applications on an ongoing basis. The first 20 Happy Communities applications received each month that meet the entry criteria will be up for public vote.
We are currently accepting applications for August, 2014.
You are invited to vote on a monthly basis for the community group you think should receive a grant.
The three groups with the highest number of votes will receive $1,000 each. The remaining groups will receive $200 each.
Voting runs for one month starting from the first Monday of each month, and closing on the last Friday of each month. Check out the timeline below for more information.
|Entry month||Public voting commences||Public voting closes|
|January||Monday 6th January||Friday 31st January|
|February||Monday 3rd February||Friday 28th February|
|March||Monday 3rd March||Friday 28th March|
|April||Monday 7th April||Friday 25th April|
|May||Monday 5th May||Friday 30th May|
|June||Monday 2nd June||Friday 27th June|
|July||Monday 7th July||Friday 25th July|
|August||Monday 4th August||Friday 29th August|
|September||Monday 1st September||Friday 26th September|
|October||Monday 6th October||Friday 31st October|
|November||Monday 3rd November||Friday 28th November|
|December||Monday 1st Decmber||Friday 26th December|
When applying, you’ll be asked to supply a description of your community group. This is what the public will see when casting their vote, so make sure it showcases your group in its best light! The public can only vote for their favourite community group once during each voting period.
Before you apply, please check that your community groups meets the entry criteria.
Vote for a community group.
Enter your local community group.