Community Events Grants Announced
The first recipients of Indigo Shire’s new Community Events Grant Program have been announced with 12 local organisations sharing in $15,000.
Council at its December 2019 meeting agreed to allocate funding to the following organisations.
|Stanley Athenaeum – Exhibition Launc||$1,550|
|Beechworth Food Co-Op – Patch to Patch||$1,400|
|Beechworth Football and Netball Club – Easter Fun Run||$2,000|
|Rotary Club of Rutherglen – Muscat Run||$1,200|
|Cornishtown Hall – Blues Night||$2,000|
|Rutherglen Apex Club – Picnic Shelter opening||$800|
|Lions Club Beechworth – Memorial Walk Opening||$375|
Wahgunyah Willows Recreation and Camping Reserve Committee of Management Food Trucks and Music in the Willows
|Beechworth Arts Council – Winter Words Festival||$400|
|Chiltern Racecourse Recreation Reserve Committee of Management – Chiltern Rodeo||$2,000|
|Chiltern Tourism Development – Community Street Party||$775|
A total of 16 applicants applied for a grant, and the unsuccessful applicants will receive advice about alternative funding options.
In approving the grants Council congratulated all successful applicants and wished them well with their events.