Local community groups receive council grants

Council has awarded more than $48,000 to 16 local community groups as part of the Community Support Grant Program.

Council’s Community support Grant provides support for the community to deliver activities which require a small amount of funding and/or in-kind support.

Mayor Jane Smith said it’s great to see the community taking advantage of the funding opportunities available to help make their big ideas
happen.

“Our Community Grants and Sponsorship Funding give our community more opportunities to support their events, programs and initiatives,” Mayor Smith said.

Council will allocate $48,319.49 to the following successful recipients:

Bateau Bay PCYC was provided with funding towards its Nations of Origin
Darkinjung: Sport, Cultural, Education and Leadership
Program;

Central Coast Community Council received a grant for the
13th Annual Multicultural Expo;

Chain Valley Bay Progress Association Incorporated’s grant was towards its Chain Valley Bay Free Children’s Library;

Mannering Park Amateur Sailing Club applied for assistance to fund Youth Storm Sails and Life Vests;

National Seniors Australia, Central Coast Wyong Branch Incorporated,
received funding for the purchase of a printer and office supplies;

Probus Club Wyong has been provided with funding to grow and continue
to operate with office equipment and materials;

Toukley 50+ Leisure and Learning Centre Inc has received funding to
upgrade its table tennis tables; and,

Tuggerah Lakes Art Society has received a grant for the 2018 Community Art Fair and community workshops.

The Community Support Grant is open all year round for applications of up to $5,000.

Source:
Media release, Apr 9
Central Coast Council
media

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