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 Adrian Weston said the grant program offered 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. At a local level, Colbinabbin and District Historical Society received $4000 for information boards at the new silo art viewing area.
Campaspe Family Violence Action Group (Kyabram Community & Learning Centre) received $3,500 for its strategic review.
In the Event category $48,990 was allocated to 22 groups, to support community, minor and major events. At a local level, Goulburn Valley Auto Club received $2500 for the March 2020 Long Weekend Race Meet at Rushworth.
The Rushworth Easter Heritage Festival received $5000 for the festival in 2020.
The next Campaspe Shire Community Grants program will open in March 2020.
For more information visit https://www.campaspe.vic.gov.au/live/community/grants-and-funding/community-grants-program/