Tumbarumba Community Small Grants

The 2018 round of grants has now closed.

The annual grants program is administered through a partnership of Snowy Valleys Council, the Tumbarumba Bendigo Bank and the Hyne Community Trust.

The Tumbarumba Community Small Grants Program supports a variety of projects in the community including arts and cultural activities, sport and recreation, community welfare, heritage and tourism.

The grant program provides a single avenue for community organisations in the Tumbarumba region to access funding up to the value of $5,000 for their projects.

The Tumbarumba Small Grants Program looks to support projects that will provide social, financial and cultural benefit to Tumbarumba community.  These may be in the area of but not limited to:

  • Arts and cultural activities
  • Sport and recreation
  • Community welfare, Heritage and
  • Tourism.

The objectives of the Tumbarumba Community Small Grants Program are to:

  • Encourage cooperation and sharing between community groups to ensure that a wide range of people can benefit from community resources.
  • Increase the range of, and access to, quality community, recreational, social and cultural activities, programs and services.
  • Support community development initiatives and socially responsible community activities.
  • Support local groups that are working to assist economically or socially disadvantaged people

Tumbarumba Community Small Grants Guidelines(PDF, 182KB)

2017 Grant Awardees

  • Tumbarumba Rotary and Lions Club, $2,000, main street Christmas carnival;
  • Jingellic Show Society and Pony Club, $3,069.70, purchase and installation of air conditioning for the pavilion;
  • Tumbarumba Historical Society, $2,200, signage for Tumbarumba’s Goldfields Park and book ‘Tumbarumba Gold and the Heineke Jet’;
  • Tumbarumba Community Church, $1,500, replacement of refrigerator;
  • Tumbarumba PA & H Society, $2,000, subsidise the cost of free entertainment at the annual Tumbarumba show;
  • Tumbarumba All Saints, $3,000, purchase of pianos for the school’s music program;
  • Tumbarumba RSL Sub Branch, $2,500, interpretive signage for the armoured personnel carrier;
  • Cycle Tumbarumba Inc, $5,000, ongoing skills and capability development for mountain bike coaching and trail building initiatives;
  • Tumbarumba Youth Council, $3,500, purchase speakers, screen and projector for the Tumbarumba youth room facilities;
  • Khancoban Country Club, $5,000, development of a business plan for the club;
  • Tumbarumba High School, $3,000, subsidise the cost of an interstate excursion to Tasmania;
  • Tumbarumba Artists on Parade, $1,475, support for the annual winter concert series;
  • Tooma Recreation Reserve, $1,500, seed funding for the first Tooma Village Fair;
  • Radio Upper Murray, $2,000, purchase of air conditioning units for the Tumbarumba studio;
  • Tumbarumba Rotary Club, $4,000, replacement of packs for the Tumbarumba to Kokoda trekkers