Community Grants Rd 2

21 November 2011 - Media release

An amount of $113,130 has been approved in round two of Campaspe Shire Council’s 2019/20 Community Grants program to support community services, programs and events.

Mayor, Cr Adrian Weston, said the grant program offers financial support to not-for-profit community groups, clubs and associations to deliver a broad range of projects for the benefit of the wider Campaspe community.

“The grants program helps our much valued volunteers within the community in bringing their ideas and initiatives to life,” Cr Weston said.

Grants were allocated under two categories, Community Support and Events.

In the Community Support category $64,140 was allocated to 24 groups as follows:

$4,000 Mount Pleasant Football Netball Club Inc., netball court resurface

$1,000 Echuca Historical Society Inc., poetry trail

$4,000 Echuca Neighbourhood House Inc., CCTV system at the Back 9 Golf Course

$4,000 Crossenvale Community House Inc., community garden

$4,000 Colbinabbin & District Historical Society Inc., information boards at the new silo art viewing area

$600                 Strathallan Family Landcare (Landcare Victoria Inc.), surveying squirrel gliders along the Campaspe River

$3,500         Campaspe Family Violence Action Group (Kyabram Community & Learning Centre Inc.), CFVAG strategic review

$4,000 We Are Vivid, new shed for equipment storage

$2,100 Echuca Moama Little Athletics Inc., computers to assist with timing gates

$2,000 Echuca Moama Apex Club Inc., equipment to maintain yards/gardens

$2,000 Kyabram Youth Club Inc., interlocking floor mats for Kung Fu

$4,000  Little Paws & Big Paws Animal Rescue Inc., companion animal desexing program

$4,000 Rochester & District Horse & Pony Club Inc., removal and replacement of old and unsafe yards

$3,070         Kyabram Food Swap (Kyabram Community & Learning Centre Inc.), produce education opportunity

$4,000 Wharparilla Recreation Reserve Committee of Management, electricity to raw water pump

$2,381         Echuca United Football Netball Club Inc., ice making machine for injury management and recovery

$1,313 Inland Outrigger Canoe Club Inc., storage fitout for small canoes and equipment

$3,176 Stanhope & District Men’s Shed Inc., vertical panel saw

$4,000         One & All Inclusion Project (Echuca Specialist School), Wear Orange Day merchandise

$2,000 Girgarre Community Group Inc., two day artist in residence program

$2,000 River Voices Inc., concert raisers and storage/transport trolley

$1,000 Tongala Cricket Club Inc., TCC Mini Blues Programme

$1,000 Echuca Specialist School, portable disabled toilet

$1,000 Echuca Moama Theatre Company Inc., alarm system for rehearsal shed


In the Event category $48,990 was allocated to 22 groups, to support community, minor and major events as follows:

$750            Kyabram Chamber of Commerce Inc., gala night

$940            Special Olympics Echuca, Special Olympics Echuca Swimming Club Games

$500            Echuca Moama Uniting Church, Festival of Christmas – a celebration

$1,000         Stanhope & District Development Committee Inc., Stanhope Community Carols Gala Night

$300            Rotary Club of Rochester Inc., Creative Seeds Exhibition

$1,000         Gunbower & District Development Committee Inc., Get Paddling Day

$1,000         Embrace Church Inc., Tongala Carols by Candlelight

$750            Rochester RSL Sub Branch (RSL Victoria Inc.), ANZAC Day 2020 Commemorations

$750            Kyvalley Swimming Club Inc., autumn entertainment

$1,500         Kyabram Lawn Tennis Club Inc., Easter tournament 2020

$1,500         Kyabram Community & Learning Centre Inc., Colour Fun Run

$5,000         Campaspe Valley Bowls Division Inc., 2020 Women’s Country Bowls Carnival

$2,500         Goulburn Valley Auto Club Inc., March 2020 Long Weekend Race Meet at Rushworth

$4,000         Echuca Moama Triathlon Club Inc., EMTC Multi Sport Weekend

$3,000         Lions Club of Kyabram Inc., Legends of the Mountain

$3,500         Kyabram Vintage Engine & Machinery Restoration Group Inc., Kyabram Vintage Engine Rally & Mack Truck Muster

$3,000         Girgarre Development Group Inc., Jigarre Jammin

$3,500         Echuca Moama Wedding Expo Inc., Echuca Moama Bridal & Events Festival

$3,000         Rich River Rod & Custom Club Inc., Rich River Rod Run 2020

$4,000         Kyabram AH&P Society Inc., Kyabram 75th Rodeo

$2,500         Goulburn Valley Leather Craft Association Inc., the Diversity of Leather

$5,000         Rushworth Easter Heritage Festival Inc., Rushworth Easter Heritage Festival 2020

The next Community Grants program will open in March 2020.