Community grants awarded

Published on 21 September 2022

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Community Grant funding totalling over $15,000 will be awarded to local groups under Round 1 of Council’s Community Grants Program for 2022/23.  This funding will support community projects worth a total of $31,709.

The Community Grants Program 2022/2023 aligns with the Council Plan to support the strength and resilience of the community. Eligible community groups can access funds in four rounds annually across five categories that support a range of community needs.

Mayor, Cr Tim Drylie, congratulated the successful applicants on their submissions and said that he was looking forward to seeing these projects delivered.

“These grants can make a big difference in the community. The program provides community groups with much needed funds to deliver projects that might not have been possible without this support,” said Cr Tim Drylie.

The successful projects in this round are:

  • Youth Foundation - Combined Welcome & Smoking Ceremony - $2,200
  • Lyonville Community Planning Group Inc - Lyonville Community Planning Group Inc. - $2,000
  • Creswick Railway Workshops Association CRWA Inc - Creswick New Residents Welcome Event - $1,450
  • Clunes Free Lending Library - Spring Fever Event - $2,500
  • Daylesford Community Brass Band - Purchase of a portable PA/sound system - $2,119
  • Daylesford Neighbourhood Centre Inc - Homeless Shower and Laundry Facility - $2,500
  • Glenlyon and District Pony Club Inc - Show Jumping Equipment Renewal - $2,500

Round two for 2022/2023 Community Grants opened today.  For more information on the Community Grants program visit