Indigo Shire Council awards $20,000 through Community Sustainability P

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Indigo Shire Council has awarded $20,000 in funding to various community groups through its 2021/2021 Community Sustainability Grants Program.

The program, which has been running for three years, provides financial assistance to community groups and organisations to implement and build capacity for renewable energy, energy efficiency, waste and climate change related projects.

A total of six organisations across the Shire will share in the funding which will see a range of initiatives implemented such as educational events, capital works projects that reduce energy costs to community facilities and projects that reduce greenhouse emissions and work towards a zero emissions future.

COMPLETE LIST OF SUCCESFUL APPLICANTS:

COMMUNITY SUSTAINABILITY GRANT PROGRAM
ApplicantProject Grant Amount
Wooragee Landcare Groups Inc“How you can capture carbon” Educational Event $1000
Rutherglen Landcare Group IncWildlife Garden Pop up stall and community education event $1000
Bruarong Community Centre Inc Install window treatment (blind) to reduce cooling requirements $557
Beechworth Toy Library Relocation fit out and organisation re-launch$1000
Totally Renewable Yackandandah Install 5 kW solar system – Yackandandah SES$7000
Yackandandah Tennis ClubLED lighting upgrade Yackandandah Tennis Courts$9443
TOTAL $20,000
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