Community Events Grants Announced

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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.

Applicant Grant amount
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

$1,700
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.

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