Round 2 Of The Community Grants Program Awarded
Thursday, 13 May 2021Round 2 of Griffith City Council’s 2020/21 Community Grants Program will help local groups deliver a diverse range of community based initiatives.
At the Ordinary Council Meeting on Tuesday, 11 May 2021 Council endorsed awarding a total of $31,500 to 12 local community organisations.
Chair of the Communities Committee, Councillor Dino Zappacosta said, the Community Grant Program gives local organisations and individuals the chance to receive funds to support new projects or initiatives that assist the community.
“To be able to provide financial assistance to these organisations is fantastic because they play such a big part in helping enhance the wellbeing of our community, said Cr Zappacosta.
Griffith Mayor, Councillor John Dal Broi said Council is happy to support activities which improve welfare and provide positive outcomes for our Community.
“The Community Grant Program is a great way to help local organisations and individuals reach their goals,” said Councillor Dal Broi.
“The work being done by these groups is invaluable and will flow on to our community.”
Griffith City Council's Community Grants Program has two rounds per year, with community organisations, services and individuals able to apply.
Community Grants Round 1 for 2021/22 will open first quarter of the new financial year.
The successful grant recipients for Round 2 2020/21 are:
- Griffith North P & C Association – $2,500
- Bluearth Foundation – $2,500
- The Griffith Riverina Fellowship of Australian Writers – $2,000
- Griffith Tennis Club – $2,500
- St Patrick’s Primary Griffith - $2,500
- Centacare South West - $500
- Mona Magazine For Women - $2,500
- Griffith Showground Trust - $2,500
- headspace Griffith - $2,500
- Kurrajong - $3,500
- Griffith Post School Options - $2,500
- NSW Rural Doctors Network - $3,000
- Youth Interagency Group - $2,500
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