Council approves first round of Community Activation Grants

More than $30,000 has been allocated to clubs and other organisations in Waratah-Wynyard following Monday night’s Council meeting.

Council approved grants for 16 organisations under Round One of Council’s Community Activation Grants program for 2018/19.

Council called for applications during April and May 2018, with applicants required to address assessment criteria.

Applications were then categorised under six headings, as follows: Events, Recreation and Wellbeing, Arts and Culture, Youth and Education, Community Small Grants and Community Support.

Waratah-Wynyard Mayor Robby Walsh said Council was pleased to support the projects.

“There are some really great initiatives in there that will make a difference to our community and it’s great that Council has been able to make a contribution,” he said.

“I look forward to seeing these projects take shape.” 

Round Two of the Community Activation Grants will open on 1 November and closes on 31 December this year.

The grants approved under round one are as follows:

Recreation & Wellbeing

  • Wynyard Yacht Club - Hire of portable disabled toilet for one year ($1000)
  • Inglis Pony Club - Upgrade of Dressage Arenas ($1,878)
  • Wynyard/Somerset Tennis Club – Defibrillator ($2000)

Community Small Grants

  • Somerset Fire Brigade Social Club – Purchase marquee ($2000)
  • Penguin Rehab & Release – Penguin rehabilitation facility ($2000)
  • Meal on Wheels Association of Tas – Office set up ($1000)
  • Somerset Scout Group (Hellyer District) - Purchase Group trailer ($2000)
  • Central Wynyard Neighbourhood Watch -  Newsletter production ($300)
  • Wynyard RSL Sub-Branch - Purchase of a Marquee ($1200)
  • North West Bird Club - Publication of Newsletter office equipment ($384)
  • Wynyard Garden Club - Prize money for Garden Competition ($500)

Arts & Culture

  • Wynyard Municipal Concert Band -  Purchase of Conductors Podium ($2000)
  • Artscape Wynyard - Cradle Coast Emerging Artists Competition ($800)
  • The Wynyard Chorale - Purchasing SATB Sheet Music for Library ($675)

One- Off Events – Sponsorship

  • Wynyard Fire Brigade Social Club - Sponsorship North West Family Fun Day ($1000)

 

Start up Event up to 3 years

  • G & L Rodeo Promotors - Wynyard Rodeo ($2000)

Three Year Agreement

  • Somerset Rotary - Australia Day Foreshore Fiesta ($2000)
  • Sisters Beach Community Association – Australia Day ($2000)
  • Tasmanian Multi Sport Adventure - Gone Nuts 101 Race ($2000)
  • Somerset Christmas Pageant - Christmas Pageant ($2000)
  • Lion's Club of Wynyard – Christmas Parade ($2000)
  • Burnie Coastal Art Group - Art Prize money & acquisition of art work ($1000)

 

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21 Saunders Street : PO Box 168, Wynyard TAS 7325
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