Grants find good homes
CAMPASPE Shire Council has distributed more than $4000 in grants across the community.
Kyabram’s Makisacc Lapworth received $300 in September to help with flights, accommodation, meals and a uniform to represent Victoria in the Northern Division U15 Junior Gold Cup in Brisbane.
A $1000 grant went to Kyabram Swimming Club to host a two-day swimming meet at the Echuca War Memorial Aquatic Centre.
Another $1000 grant was presented to Rushworth Events Group sub-group Fire in the Belly Film Project to help with the premier screening of its short film made in Rushworth.
Grants were also given to support the Rochester Business Network Mentoring Project and Crossenvale Community House’s Halloween event.
The Responsive Grants Program provides funding for community initiatives that meet specified criteria. An amount of $50,000 is allocated in the 2017-18 budget.