Community organisations across Grey are set to receive funding through Round 6 of the Federal Government’s Stronger Communities Program.
Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is very pleased to announce 18 organisations have been successful under this round.
“I am very pleased a wide range of projects will receive the funding boost they need to make real improvements to their communities,” he said.
“From roof repairs to purchasing surf equipment, these projects aim to improve local community participation and contribute to vibrant viable communities.”
Successful projects include-
- Ardrossan Progress Association $3150 to repair and repaint the façade of the Ardrossan Heritage Museum.
- Mount View Homes $7000 to further fit out and enhance the interior of the op shop which was opened in October 2020 as a fundraising avenue for Mt View Homes Aged Care Facility.
- Coffin Bay Progress Association $20,000 for roof repairs to the hall.
- Yorkes Junior Surf Club in Corny Point $7000 to purchase an equipment shed and clubrooms.
- Crystal Brook Community Association $10,000 to build a BMX and Pump Track at Bowman Park.
- Coorabie & District Progress Association $6000 to upgrade the playground at Fowlers Bay.
- Koongawa Tennis Club $4000 to purchase a secondhand playground.
- Kyancutta Ramblers Golf Club $6000 for a kitchen upgrade and computer installation.
- Minnipa Progress Assoc $3500 to finalise the Minnipa town park.
- Peterborough Bowling Club $5000 to pay for a green rejuvenation.
- Port Broughton Historical Association $2500 to strengthen the community connection with a website.
- Rotary Club of Port Lincoln $12,000 to provide disabled access at Bedford Port Lincoln.
- Quorn Agricultural Show Society $6000 to upgrade show buildings and the Memorial Hall
- Whyalla sub branch RSL $12000 to replace ageing and damaged table and chairs for the health and safety of veterans and the wider community.
- Streaky Bay & Districts Community Complex $6000 for the Streaky Bay Community Complex Oval Irrigation Support Structure
- Jamestown Racing Club $11,000 to upgrade facilities.
- Port Pirie Tennis Association $8500 for canteen and bar modifications.
- Wudinna and Districts Show Society $9850 to replace a degrading roof on the historical society shed.
The Coalition Government’s Stronger Communities Programme offers grants of between $2,500 and $20,000 for small capital projects.
Media contact: Leonie Lloyd-Smith 08 8633 1744
May 25, 2021