Community groups across the region have been awarded $163,929.25 in Central Highlands Regional Council’s second community grants round in 2021.
The 19 successful applicants were announced in the general council meeting on 6 October 2021.
‘We received 20 applications for the second community grant round this year,’ Central Highlands Regional Council Mayor Kerry Hayes said.
‘Our community groups are integral to our region and it is always exciting to see the benefits this funding provides.’
‘Council offers two rounds of community grants each calendar year and I encourage anyone looking to make improvements benefiting the community to apply for round one of next year’s community grants program.
For further information on council’s community grants program, visit www.centralhighlands.qld.gov.au, phone 1300 242 686 or visit your local council customer service centre.
|Blackwater Pony Club||Extended stable complex||Sports and Recreation||$4,854.70|
|Blackwater Powerboat and Ski Club||Education and training in strategic and operational planning||Sport and Recreation||$5,000.00|
|Borilla Community Kindergarten Association||Safety upgrade of Borilla Kindergarten||Community Improvement||$22,000.00|
|Capella Cattledogs Rugby Union||Clubhouse cold room upgrade||Community Improvement||$20,000.00|
|Central Highlands Music Festival||Sheet music for the Central Highlands Festival of Bands||Community Assistance||$4,600.00|
|Rotary Club of Emerald (auspice for Daniels Family Reunion Group)||Gindie and Daniels family historical sign||Community Assistance||$4,963.55|
|Dingo Rodeo Club||Upgrade of toilet and shower facilities (stage one)||Sport and Recreation||$5,000.00|
|Emerald Basketball Association||New scoreboards and shot clocks||Community Improvement||$15,000.00|
|Emerald Brothers Cricket Club||Shed and scorebox upgrade||Sport and Recreation||$5,000.00|
|Emerald Lions Futsal Club Incorporated||Start-up equipment: balls, goals and bibs||Sport and Recreation||$5,000.00|
|Emerald Patchwork and Quilting Group||Airconditioner and chairs||Community Assistance||$4,500.00|
|Epic All Sports||An ‘epic’ water use efficiency project||Community Improvement||$20,000.00|
|Gindie State School Parents and Citizens Association||Yarning circle for Gindie State School||Community Assistance||$5,000.00|
|Lochington Recreation Club||Erection of weatherproof patio and pool equipment storage area||Sport and Recreation||$4,999.00|
|Maraboon Powerboat and Ski Club||Commercial kitchen equipment||Sport and Recreation||$3,880.00|
|Orion Primary Parents and Citizens Association||Tennis wall shade||Community Assistance||$5,000.00|
|Police-Citizens Youth Club Blackwater||Blackwater boxing room upgrade||Community Improvement||$17,836.50|
|Springsure Working Horse Association||Arena surface leveller||Sport and Recreation||$3,025.00|
|St Vincent de Paul Society Queensland||Vinnies Emerald painting and floor covering||Community Improvement||$13,383.70|