The Council presented 40 grants worth $75,841 to 38 community groups and event organisers at the Sir Edward ‘Weary’ Dunlop Learning Centre on Thursday 6 June 2019.
The Council funded $64,141 under the Community Grants Program and $11,700 for Major Events.
32 not-for-profit community-based organisations received funding of up to $2,500 under the Community Grants Program for projects and activities that enable participation in social, cultural and economic life in Benalla Rural City.
Eight event organisers received funding of up to $1,500 under the Major Event Funding program for events that provide measurable economic benefit and enhance the image and liveability of Benalla Rural City.
Benalla Agricultural & Pastoral Society Inc.
Benalla Bushrangers Cricket Club Inc.
Benalla & District Pre School Partnership
Benalla Golf Club Inc.
Benalla Indoor Recreation Centre Inc.
Benalla Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club Inc.
Benalla Little Athletics Centre Inc.
Benalla Men’s Shed Inc.
Benalla Racing Club Inc. as auspice for the Benalla Young Sportspersons Trust
Benalla Rovers Soccer Club Inc.
Benalla Saints Sports Club Past Players & Officials Assoc.Inc.
Benalla Senior Citizens Inc.
Benalla Swimming Club Inc.
Carers & Support Group Inc.
Cooinda Village Inc.
Devenish Memorial Sports Club Inc.
Devenish Public Hall Inc.
Devenish Rural Fire Brigade
For the Good of Devenish Inc.
Girl Guides Association of Victoria ( as auspice for Benalla Girl Guides)
Goorambat Football Netball Club Inc.
LG Boxing Club Benalla Inc.
Lurg Hall Reserve Committee of Management Inc.
Moira Benalla Club Inc.
Molyullah Rural Fire Brigade
North East Multicultural Association Inc.
Samaria Suns Sports Club Inc.
Tatong Community Great Big Garage Sale Inc.
Warrenbayne Recreation Reserve Committee of Management
Young Men’s Christian Association of Victoria Inc.
2019 Major Event Funding
Austin Seven Club Inc. – Historic Winton Event
Glenrowan Vignerons Assoc. – Glenrowan Winemakers Weekend
Goorambat & District Community Group – Scarecrow Festival
Moorngag Hall & Recreation Reserve – Moorngag Mower Mania
Benalla Rovers Soccer Club – Soccer Gala Day
Tatong Memorial Hall Committee – Tatong Art Show
The Source Benalla – The Source Benalla Event
For the Good of Devenish Inc. – Devenish Anzac Tribute Day
Mayor, Cr Scott Upston, said the Community Support Program demonstrates Council’s support for community-based projects and events.
“These projects and events are part of our healthy, vibrant and sustainable community,” said Cr Upston.
“I congratulate all the individuals and organisations who have taken the initiative to plan their projects, apply to the Council for support and to actually host their events.”