Community Support Grant Recipients Announced

Council’s Community Support Grant Recipients – September 2016 have been announced...

Council’s Grants Program is a practical way in which Council works with individuals, groups and not-for profit organisations to make a positive impact in the City.

The Community Grants program supports three broad areas:

  • Community development activities that support local communities to progress their health and well-being through arts and culture, community development, heritage and history and sports and recreation:
  • Economic prosperity activities such as festivals and events, that will attract tourists and visitors to the City; and
  • Environmental sustainability activities, which involve people in caring for the environment, heritage projects, and promoting sustainable living.

Community Support Grants are one of three grant program areas available to the community and consist of a bi-annual grant of up to $1,500 for groups and not-for-profit organisations.

 

Congratulations to the following recipients:

 

Community Support Grant Recipients – September 2016

Organisation / Group

Project

Amount

Scouts Australia – Howrah Scout Group

Camping Equipment

$1,200

Risdon Vale Neighbourhood Centre Inc.

Nordic Poles Purchase

$1,125

Sunshine Tennis Club

Ground Maintenance Equipment

$1,297

Sound Preservation Association of Tasmania Inc.

30th Anniversary Concert

$900

Howrah Beach Child Care Centre

Bike and Road Safety Education Program

$1,496.85

Fairway Rise Lifestyle Village Residents Committee (auspiced by Southern Cross Care)

Bunker Gym Room

$1,500

Howrah Mens Shed

First Aid Training

$1,500

Southern Touch

Defibrillator Purchase

$1,500

Scouts Australia – Sandford Scout Group

Hiking Tents

$1,500

Crime Stoppers Tasmania

The South Arm Skate Park Story

$1,500

Southern Support School

We Can Drum – Drumming for People of All Abilities

$1,500

Richmond Fellowship Tasmania

Community Participation – Horse Riding

$1,500

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