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Charlotte Street Streetscape and Facade Beautification Program

This one-off opportunity is provided to eligible local businesses, property owners and organisations on Charlotte Street, Cooktown, as part of preparations for Cooktown Expo 2020.

Privately owned eligible local businesses, property owners and organisations are invited to submit a request for a 50/50 investment to upgrade their shop facades.

Council will invest up to $2,500 per business or organisation with a minimum 50% co-investment required. Applicants 50% (co-investment can be in-kind).

Open 1 March 2020 - Close 31 March 2020

OBJECTIVES

  • Key objectives of this initiative are to provide assistance to local businesses/organisations by:

    • Encouraging and assisting the improvement of existing facades;
    • Providing opportunities for the purchase of signage, art work and window dressings;
    • Assisting with repairs and preservation to the store fronts;
    • Supporting opportunities for business success, economic development and economic diversity across the region in the short, medium and long term.

Eligibility

  • An organisation that:
    • has a majority of members or customers based within Cook Shire; and
    • is a properly constituted not-for-profit organisation; or
    • is a properly constituted for-profit organisation (where the intended project will not return a direct profit to the applicant); or
    • is a charitable organisation registered or sanctioned under the Collections Act 1966
Full eligibility requirements are available in the guidelines document available for download below. 

HOW TO APPLY

Applications openApplications close
Opening 1 March 2020   Closing 31 March 2020 

Download and save the guidelines and application form to your computer, read through the guidelines, complete the application in full and return to Council by the closing date.

FIND OUT MORE

For further information please contact 

P | 07 4082 0500     E | 


ABN: 45 425 085 688

10 Furneaux Street Cooktown, Qld 4895

Mail: PO Box 3 Cooktown, Qld 4895

Email: mail@cook.qld.gov.au

Phone: (07) 4082 0500

Fax: (07) 4082 0588

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