Council approves $149,000 in grants for the community

​At its Ordinary Council Meeting on 26 November, Adelaide Hills Council awarded $44,109 in grants to 21 local community groups through the Community Development Grants program and a further $105,000 to 18 groups through the Community and Recreation Facility Grants program.

“Our annual grants program is a reflection of Council’s commitment to supporting our local community in building connections and resilience,” said Mayor Jan-Claire Wisdom. 

“This funding is a great testament to the community’s passion for growth and improvement of recreation and facilities; we are pleased to be able to contribute to so many projects that may not have been possible without the program.”

The 2020-21 grants program will open in September 2020.
The 2019-20 Local Heritage Grant Fund is currently open. Click here for details.

2019-20 Grant Recipients
Community Development Grants

​Gumeracha Main Street Project Inc.
​Graphic design of a tourist map and first print run.
​The Sustainability Fair Inc.
​Audio-visual equipment that can be operated from a solar power trailer.
​Gumeracha Tennis Club
​Equipment including a blow-vac, pressure washer, and court squeegees.
​National Trust of South Australia
​Hardware for trail markers, interpretive sign, brochures and brochure dispenser at Engelbrook Reserve. (partial funding)
​Kersbrook Soldiers Memorial Park

​Garden tools and equipment such as chainsaws, powered pruning tools, whipper snipper.
​Adelaide Hills Photography Club Inc.
​Laptop computer.
​Gumeracha Sporting Club
​Contribution towards deep fryer.
​Sustainable Communities SA Inc. for Adelaide Hills Science Hub
​Costs towards a science and environment event with a biodiversity focus, Peramangk Kaurna workshop, and citizen scientist activities.
​Longwood Bradbury Progress Association
​Purchase and installation of storage shed. 
​Woodside Tennis Club
​Chairs, shelving, kitchen equipment (fridge), and curtains. 
​Active Fitness and Lifestyle Group
​Purchase of square device and tablet to provide EFTPOS facilities.
​Trees for Life
​Seedlings and the design, print and installation of a ‘butterfly land’ sign at Piccadilly Road, Crafers. 
​Kersbrook Public Hall Inc.
​Replacement trolley BBQ and accessories. 
​Mylor Uniting Church
​Changeable message signboard to promote community activities and advertise CFS Op Shop.
​Scott Creek Forest Playgroup
​Portable shelter and natural preschool play equipment for nature play.
​Cleland Wildlife Park Volunteers
​Equipment and PPE related to volunteer lead planting and collection of plant matter for koala consumption.
​Old School Community Garden
​Replacement of raised garden beds with water efficient wicking beds.
​Stirling Business Association
​Tables, chairs and sandbags for box trailer used at Stirling Laneways and community events.
​Mt Lofty Districts Community and Sports Club
​Removal of noxious non-native weeds and plants from Heathfield Oval, purchase and transport of native plants, and PPE.
​Onkaparinga Cricket Club
​Cricket pitch matting. (partial funding)
​Basket Range Table Tennis
​Three nets, equipment to support the establishment of a table tennis club at Basket Range Hall.

Community and Recreation Facility Grants

​Onkaparinga Valley Football Club
​Refurbishment of goal safety fence at northern end of oval. (partial funding)​$5,000.00
​Lobethal Netball Club
​Upgrade of court lighting to LED. (partial funding)
​Aldgate Church of Christ
​Upgrade to community car park. (partial funding) 
​Northern Hills Pony Club
​Concrete flooring for new shed. 
​Paracombe Recreation Grounds
​Installation of accessibility improvements including a ramp. (partial funding) 
​Lenswood Ranges Cricket Club
​Installation of boundary fence for oval. (partial funding) 
​Upper Sturt Soldiers Memorial Hall
​Stabilisation of structure and development of a full restoration plan for the building. (partial funding)
​Adelaide Hills Social Club
​Driveway works and turf upgrade. (partial funding)
​Lobethal Recreation Ground
​Renovations to clubroom toilets. (partial funding)
​Charleston Community Centre
​New lighting for courts. (partial funding) 
​Kersbrook Soldiers Memorial Park
​Solar energy project on clubroom building. (partial funding)
​Lobethal Football Club
​Upgrade to oval lighting. (partial funding)
​Uraidla Cricket Club
​Upgrade of cricket nets at Uraidla Oval. (partial funding) 
​Scott Creek Progress Association
​Air conditioning unit for the Scott Creek Memorial Hall. (partial funding)
​Gumeracha Tennis Club
​New clubroom and storage facility. (partial funding)
​Torrens Valley Soccer Club
​A waste water management system tank. (partial funding)
​Mylor Valley Pony Club
​Upgrade to yards and grounds/arenas. (partial funding)
​Birdwood Football Netball Club
​Safety fence for rear of football goals. (partial funding)

Community members
Council acknowledges that we conduct our business on the traditional lands and waters of the Peramangk and Kaurna people. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging as the Custodians of this ancient and beautiful land.
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