Council kicks in $116K for community grants
A HUGE pool of local events and organisations will benefit from the Campaspe Shire Council’s 2018/19 community grants program.
A total of $116,710 has been approved across the region to support services, programs and events delivered by the shire’s organisations.
Mayor Adrian Weston said the community grants program offers financial support for not for profit community groups in the delivery of events and projects within the community.
“Our community grants program supports a diverse range of locally-identified projects and events that connect people, build self-sufficiency and strengthen communities,” Cr Weston said.
Grants were allocated under two categories, community support and events.
In the community support category, two local organisations received a grant:
$4000 Rushworth Machinery Preservation Club Inc, barbecue trailer
$4000 Kyabram P-12 College, purchase of water tank and repair/replace guttering and downpipes to assist with obtaining a 5 star resources smart sustainability rating
In the events category, a whopping 15 local events had their grants approved:
$800 Wyuna Memorial Hall Committee, seasonal community dinners & end of year Christmas social
$450 Koyuga Hall & Recreation Reserve Committee, Koyuga Christmas function
$500 Parkinson’s Support Group (Parkinson’s Victoria), what’s Parkinson’s, living well with Parkinson’s, latest research
$1000 Embrace Church Inc, Tongala carols by candlelight
$1000 Stanhope & District Development Committee Inc, Stanhope community carols gala night
$800 Girgarre Community Group Inc, Girgarre quilt in
$800 Kyvalley Swimming Club Inc, summer & autumn entertainment
$3000 Kyabram Vintage Engine & Machinery Restoration Group Inc, Kyabram vintage engine & machinery rally in conjunction with the Australian White truck muster
$1500 Kyabram Community & Learning Centre Inc, colour Kyabram 2019
$1500 Kyabram Lawn Tennis Club Inc, Kyabram Lawn Tennis Club Easter tournament 2019
$3000 Girgarre Development Group Inc, ‘Jigarre Jamming’
$5000 Kyabram Agricultural Horticultural & Pastoral Society Inc, Kyabram rodeo
$5000 Rushworth Easter Heritage Festival Inc, 2019 Rushworth Easter heritage festival
$5000 The Country Women’s Association of Victoria Inc, CWA state creative arts exhibition
$3750 Lions Club of Kyabram Inc, weekend of legends of the mountain
The next Community Grants program will open in March 2019. Cruise Competition. They will enjoy a two-night cruise for two on board the Emmylou paddlesteamer.
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