Community Strengthening Grants

 2020-21 Grants Program

Council Awards $97,500 in Community Strengthening Grants - click here to read the full story

  • Notification to applicants: September 2020
  • Deadline for completion of funded activities: Wednesday 30 June 2021

Contact Details

For more information please contact: Trudy Crawford, Program Manager

P: 6941 2542   E: [email protected]

 

Grants Overview

The Community Strengthening Grants aim to support the needs of the community by providing opportunities for community groups and organisations to identify and respond to local issues and needs by providing resources, funding and support in developing new, or building upon existing, projects and activities and to also create opportunities for enriched arts and cultural experience within the community.

The community strengthening grant program support activities such as community development, arts, culture, events, sport and recreation and tourism.

Preference will be given to projects that:

  • Recognise, encourage and value the contribution of local residents in enhancing their local communities.
  • Foster partnerships which unite the community in positive, dynamic and safe activities.
  • Promote cultural richness and diversity.
  • Create sustainable partnerships which encourage learning and self-sufficiency.
  • Develop the skills and interests of the community.
  • Encourage healthy living and social connectedness including programs, activities and community events.
  • Increase cultural activities and events.
  • Provide opportunity for connection through art and cultural activities in community centres, halls and public spaces.

Examples of what may be funded include:

  • Purchase of equipment to support a project or activity;
  • Minor works projects (subject to obtaining the relevant approvals and permits);
  • Community workshops and seminars or skill development for members of voluntary management committees;
  • Community run events, activities, programs or cultural performances.
  • Development of new artworks with public outcomes.

 

The Program does not fund:

Programs that are delivered outside Snowy Valleys Council

 

Contact Details

For more information please contact: Trudy Crawford, Program Manager

P: 6941 2542   E: [email protected]

 

Past Awardees

2020

2020 SVC Community Strengthening Grants

  • Batlow Story Group (Batlow RSL) - Undefendable - the memoir of a town under fire - $10,000
  • Gilmore Progress Association - Gilmore Hall Landscaping and Garden restoration - $5,000
  • Khancoban United Volunteers Association (KUVA) - Upgrade KUVA Office - $2,225
  • Tumut Regional Family Services - Buram-ba-birra Dhangaang (Share Food) - in Wiradjuri Language - $1,900
  • Tumbarumba Endurance Riders Club - Easter 2021 Endurance 3 Day Event - $8,900
  • Do It for Batlow - Weemala Walking and Riding Trails at Batlow Lookout - $9,836
  • Tumut Schools as Community Centres - Sandpit with Shade Sail Cover $3,500
  • Tumorrama Recreation Hall - Upgrade of Kitchen Area - $9,398
  • Adelong Community Enterprises - Internal Painting at Rustic Creations - $6,150
  • Batlow Apple Tree Learning Centre - Rubber soft fall baby play area - $10,000
  • Tumbarumba Historical Society - Union Jack History Display - $2,223
  • Tumut Golf Club - Digital Notice Boards - $2,868
  • Brungle Tumut Local Aboriginal Lands Council - Dancing on Country - $5,000
  • Rotary Club of Tumut - Snowy Valleys Cycle Challenge and All Together Adelong Festival - $5,500
  • Rotary Club of Batlow - Batlow Women’s Land Army Mural 2 - $5,000
  • Camp Hudson Management Committee - Roof replacement Camp Hudson - $10,000

 

2019

2019 Tumut Region Strengthening Grants

  • Adelong Progress Association - $5,000
  • Batlow Apple Tree Learning Centre - $5,000
  • Batlow Women's Bowling Club - $700
  • Lions Club of Tumut - $6,000
  • South West Slopes Sporting Field Archers - $1,360
  • Tumut and District Historical Society - $1,000
  • Tumut Cycle Classic - $10,000
  • Tumut Regional Chamber of Commerce - $5,500
  • Tumut Region Producers and Makers Cooperative - $15,000
  • Tumut Schools as Communities Centre - $1,690
  • Tumut Youth Council - $4,090
  • Brungle Memorial Hall Committee - $5,000

2019 Tumbarumba Community Small Grants

  • Tumbarumba2Kokoda - $4,255
  • Tumbarumba Little Athletics Club Inc. - $1,317
  • Khancoban United Volunteers Association -$1,623
  • Tumbarumba Men’s Shed - $4,120
  • Tumbarumba Historical Society -$4,000
  • Tooma Recreation Reserve - $2,000
  • Tumbarumba Artists on Parade Inc.- $1,350
  • Tumbarumba Bridge Club - 2019 Bridge Congress - $800
  • Ngarigo Toomaroombah Kunama Namadgi Indigenous Corp  - $1,240
  • Glenroy Heritage Reserve - $5,000
  • Radio Upper Murray - $1,900
  • Tumbarumba Pastoral, Agricultural & Horticultural Society - $1,284
  • Carcoola Children’s Centre Fundraising Committee - $710
  • Zone 20 Pony Club Camp - $800
  • Tumbarumba Playgroup - $1,885
  • Tumbarumba High School - $2,500
  • Tumbarumba Turf Club - $4,000
  • Tumbarumba High school - $2,200
  • Puggles Children’s Services Van - $2,000
  • All Saints Primary School - $3,000

2018

2018 Tumut Region Strengthening Grants

  • Adelong Community Enterprises - $2,000
  • Adelong Preschool - $9,653
  • Birthing & Babies (BaBs) - $1,922
  • Brungle Tumut Local Aboriginal Land Council - $15,000
  • Lions Club of Tumut - $12,870
  • Talbingo Progress and Rate Payers Association - $1,500
  • Tumut Golf Club Cart Path Upgrade - $3,000
  • Tumut Regional Family Services - $4,100
  • Tumut Town Band - $10,000

2018 Tumbarumba Community Small Grants

  • Tumbarumba Public School - $ 300
  • Tumbarumba Bridge Club - $750
  • Tumbarumba P A & H Society - $5,000
  • Tumbarumba P A & H Society - $2,500
  • Tooma recreation Reserve Committee - $2,000
  • Zone 20 Pony Club - $2,800
  • Jingellic & District P A & H Society - $4,000
  • Tumbarumba Golf Club - $3,500
  • Tumbarumba Equine Club Inc. - $1,800
  • Rosewood Golf Club - $5,000
  • Tumbarumba Little Athletics - $1,002
  • Friends of Tumbarumba Library - $2,000
  • Welaregang Country Golf Club - $3,360
  • Rotary & Lions Clubs - $2,000
  • Tumbarumba Youth Council, $2,000
  • Tumbafest Committee - $2,500
  • Cycle Tumbarumba - $1,400
  • Puggles Children’s Services Van - $1,500
  • Tumbarumba Public School - $1,000
  • Tumbarumba Indoor Soccer - $500