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Get more votes for your project

Published 25th June, 2019

The My Community Project public vote is open now. The projects that have the most community support from the public vote will receive funding.

There are lots of ways to raise awareness of your project and encourage people to vote, but remember, paid advertising is not permitted.

Voting closes on 15 August 2019, so start promoting now!

Use My Community Project promotional materials

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Grab the attention of your local community by downloading and sharing the My Community Project promotional materials. There’s a flyer and poster you can print and distribute, and a Facebook tile you can post online.

All you need to do is download the flyer, poster or Facebook tile and insert your project name and description.

Download the promotional materials

Spread the word

Here are some things you can do to promote your project in your local area:

  • Letterbox flyers. Tell everyone in your neighbourhood by dropping the flyers in their letterbox.
  • Newsletters. Include a news story in your local community newsletter or your sponsor’s newsletter.
  • Use social media. Use the social media tiles and suggested posts on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Don’t forget to tag your post #MyCommunityProject.
  • Tell your family and friends. Make sure they get involved and vote!
  • Hand out flyers. Let your local community know about your project and how to vote.
  • Put up posters around your local area. This could include a community hall, sports centre or school.

No paid advertising is allowed.

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How will your project benefit the people in your community?

To make your project appeal to voters, explain how the project will make your area a better place to live or benefit the people who live there.

Examples could be:

  • A fenced dog park that will provide a place people can take their pets to play without worrying about them getting hurt or lost.
  • An inclusive playground where children of all ages and abilities can play.
  • Local sports oval upgrades with new turf, lines and lights to provide better facilities for clubs to play and train during the day and night.
Published 25th June, 2019
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