Tumbarumba Community Small Grants

About the Grant

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

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 region and communities.  These may be in the area of but not limited to:

  • Arts and cultural activities
  • Sport and recreation
  • Community welfare
  • Heritage 
  • 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

 

2019 Grant Awardees

  • Tumbarumba2Kokoda - Tumbarumba2Kokoda Gear Replacement - $4,255
  • Tumbarumba Little Athletics Club Inc. - Equipment Grant - $1,317
  • Khancoban United Volunteers Association - New Furniture for KUVA Office -$1,623
  • Tumbarumba Men’s Shed - Purchase of Milling Machine and Tooling - $4,120
  • Tumbarumba Historical Society- Tumbarumba Rail Corridor – History Book -$4,000
  • Tooma Recreation Reserve - Three Bridges @Tooma Boutique Markets 2019 - $2,000
  • Tumbarumba Artists on Parade Inc. - Community Artists Workshop Support - $1,350
  • Tumbarumba Bridge Club - 2019 Bridge Congress - $800
  • Ngarigo Toomaroombah Kunama Namadgi Indigenous Corp - Six Didgeroo Starter Packs - $1,240
  • Glenroy Heritage Reserve - The Jackie Fox Button Collection - $5,000
  • Radio Upper Murray - Furniture and Equipment for Community Radio Studios - $1,900
  • Tumbarumba Pastoral, Agricultural & Horticultural Society - Drinks and Cool Milk - $1,284
  • Carcoola Children’s Centre Fundraising Committee – Refrigerator - $710
  • Zone 20 Pony Club Camp - Cool Room Hire - $800
  • Tumbarumba Playgroup - Upgrade of Equipment - $1,885
  • Tumbarumba High School - Interstate Tasmanian School Excursion 2019              - $2,500
  • Tumbarumba Turf Club - Amenity Upgrade - $4,000
  • Tumbarumba High school - Cattle Scales and Platform - $2,200
  • Puggles Children’s Services Van - 20 Years Celebration, Puggles Teddy Bears Picnic - $2,000
  • All Saints Primary School - All Saints Music Program - $3,000

2018 Grant Awardees

  • Tumbarumba Public School - $ 300, Purchase of crockery for before school breakfast
  • Tumbarumba Bridge Club - $750, 2018 16th Annual Bridge Congress
  • Tumbarumba P A & H Society - $5,000, Trestle Table Top Replacement
  • Tumbarumba P A & H Society - $2,500, Tumbarumba Show 2019 – Entertainment
  • Tooma recreation Reserve Committee - $2,000, Three Bridges @Tooma Boutique Markets
  • Zone 20 Pony Club - $2,800, 2019 Tumbarumba Pony Club Camp
  • Jingellic & District P A & H Society - $4,000, Lights, Sound, Arts!
  • Tumbarumba Golf Club - $3,500, Kitchen Refurbishment
  • Tumbarumba Equine Club Inc. - $1,800, Improve & extend Water Taps & Outlets
  • Rosewood Golf Club - $5,000, Electricity Upgrade
  • Tumbarumba Little Athletics - $1,002, Equipment Upgrade
  • Friends of Tumbarumba Library              - $2,000, Community Reading Day & Giant Chess Set
  • Welaregang Country Golf Club - $3,360, WCGC Kitchen Renovation
  • Rotary & Lions Clubs - $2,000, Christmas Street Carnival
  • Tumbarumba Youth Council, $2,000, Study with Jess
  • Tumbafest Committee - $2,500,              Children’s Entertainment
  • Cycle Tumbarumba - $1,400, Club Storage & Skills Equipment
  • Puggles - $1,500, Puggles Teddy Bears Picnic
  • Tumbarumba Public School - $1,000, 150 Year Celebrations
  • Tumbarumba Indoor Soccer - $500, Equipment & Freight Costs

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