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Community projects will be funded through almost $200,000 in Community Grant funding

Recipients of the 2023-2024 community grants have been announced.

Members of Oakbank Bowls Club with defibrillator

Community projects will be funded through almost $200,000 in Community Grant funding

The 2023-2024 community grant recipients have been announced with almost $200,000 in Community Grants funding being set for community projects.

Each year, Council provides grant funding to assist local non-profit community groups and organisations to establish and undertake innovative projects or activities that align with our Strategic Plan and have a positive impact on our community.

Council has committed $147,231 in Community and Recreation Facility Grants through the 2023-2024 program.

There were 18 applications for Community Recreation and Facility Grants, and of those 10 have been awarded funding.

Successful Community and Recreation Facility Grant recipients:

Bridgewater Cricket Club Cricket

Cricket nets upgrade

$17,580.00

Stirling Cricket Club

Cricket pitch cover

$8,699.00

Riding For The Disabled SA

Resurfacing club arena

$24,602.00

Human Projectile MTB Club

Community trail hub upgrades (decking and balustrades)

$34,672.00

Woodside Bowling Club

Installation of shelters

$7,360.00

Charleston Community Centre

Newman Park facility plan

$11,000.00

Bridgewater Sports Social Club

Construct connection path from oval to courts

$9,999.00

Mount Torrens Hall

Mount Torrens Soldiers’ Memorial Hall facility plan

$16,041.00

Oakbank Soldiers Memorial Hall Association

Electrical upgrade

$9,910.00

Piccadilly Community Hall

Installation of air conditioner

$7,368.00

Another $40,720.53 has also been awarded through the 2023-2024 Community Development Grants.

Successful Community Development Grant recipients:

Active Fitness & Lifestyle Group

Purchase new fitness equipment

$2,500

Adelaide & Hills Koala Rescue

Purchase rescue equipment: warning triangles and carry bags

$1,014.54

Australian Breastfeeding Association

Parent classes/workshops

$1,005

Bund der Bayern Incorporated

German Cultural Event – venue hire

$2,500

CAOS Racing Incorporated

Purchase new Pedal Prix Trike

$2,500

Cudlee Creek Tennis Club

Tennis coaching clinics & mental health sessions

$1,250

Gumeracha Community Association

Purchase new banners for street sign system

$2,500

Gumeracha District Bowling Club

Purchase Club Pennant Shirts

$2,500

Imagine Uraidla

Purchase Banner and brackets

$2,500

Kersbrook Public Hall Incorporated

Purchase and installation of bicycle racks

$2,500

Love Woodside Community Group

All weather path and small play stage – Woody Trails

$2,400

National Trust of South Australia

Purchase of two bench seats

$2,500

Nature Play South Australia

Family Nature Walks in the Hills

$2,420

Oakbank Bowling Club

Purchase of chairs and tables

$2,281

Onkaparinga Swimming Club Incorporated

Purchase four aquatic resistance training systems

$2,500

Sturt Upper Reaches Landcare Group

Printing a fauna and habitat guide

$2,500

The Returned & Services League (Gumeracha District) Sub Branch Incorporated

Vietnam Veterans Honour Board

$500

United Nations Youth South Australia

United Nations Youth South Australia State Conference venue costs

$2,500

Woodside Bowling Club

Purchase equipment – 10 sets OZY bowls

$2,350

Congratulations to all of the successful applicants, Council looks forward to seeing these project come into fruition.


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