Community Grants awarded in Murray River Council 28 October

Murray River Council

Murray River Council has awarded $30,699 in community grants to help support a wide range of community projects.

Community groups and not-for-profit organisations were able to apply for up to $3,000 for projects or events under the twice-annual grant round.

Murray River Council mayor, Cr Chris Bilkey said there was a great response to the grant program.

“There were many worthy projects submitted for consideration, highlight the amazing things that continue to go on in our towns, despite another challenging year.”

“The funded projects are spread throughout the council area, represent the diverse needs of our residents and will greatly promote the well-being of Murray River Council communities,” he said

The submitted applications represented a total funding request of $ 42,313, well above the $30,000 council had allocated towards the Community Grants Program.

The Assessment Panel recommended a total of fourteen projects be funded.

The successful organisations awarded funding are listed below:

Full Name

Project Title

Amount Recommended

Murray Haven Homes Ltd

Teaching old dogs new Tech.

$2,927.00

Moulamein Men’s Shed & Rice Museum

Renew & Upgrade PPE for the Moulamein Men’s Shed

$1,905.00

Moama Lions Club

Upgrading of Chip Fryer

$2,000.00

Gonn Mellool Rural fire brigade

Project Watertank

$3,000.00

Community Living & Respite Services Inc.

Johnno’s Run at Home

$2,000.00

Moulamein South Recreation Reserve Committee

Moulamein Community Gym split system

$3,000.00

Kyalite Progress & Recreation Reserve Association

Kyalite Strategic Plan Development

$500.00

Moama Anglican Grammar

Indigenous Awareness Garden

$1,500.00

Echuca Moama Little Athletics Centre

Little Athletics Equipment

$1,869.00

Womboota School of Arts / Hall Committee

Table Tennis (exercise, communication, mental health)

$2,998.00

Wakool Soldier Settlers Memorial Walk Action Group

Preserving History of Wakool and the Local District

$1,500.00

St John’s Anglican Parish

St John’s Community Garden

$2,500.00

Moama Cricket Club Inc

Inaugural Moama Womens Cricket Team

$2,000.00

Deniliquin Local Aboriginal Land Council

Upgrade and Maintenance of Four Post Caravan & Camping

$3,000.00

TOTAL

$30,699.00

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