Grants for community organisations
DAVID Kempton, Member for Cook, has announced almost $100,000 in funding towards equipment and facility upgrades for six not- for- profit community organisations across the electorate.
The one-off grant allocations are a result of round 77 of the Gambling Community Benefit Fund, with Cook’s successful applicants each receiving up to almost $32,000 towards their nominated project.
Seisia Community Torres Strait Islanders Corporation was the big winner, with a new community bus on the way thanks to a $31,818 grant. The Cooktown and District Youth Association Inc can also expect an upgrade of their building and fencing after receiving $24,545 funding,and $11,877 will go towards new farming equipment for Gungarde Community Centre Aboriginal Corporation. Mossman Archery Club Inc will received $4,545 for a new mower.