Current Rainbow Beach Community Centre Management Committee Secretary Marnie Kropp, President Elisa Seul, Treasurer Kelly Smith. The Community Centre was the recent recipient of a $5000 grant to create children’s book based on the area.
Several community groups on the Cooloola Coast have secured grant funding support from Gympie Regional Council Community Grants Programs Round 2 2021/22.
Community Development Grants
Tin Can Bay Fishing Club – $2484
Club and Community Garden Rejuvenation Project: Removal of old and damaged plants with new soil, plants and mulch installed under the guidance of Wallu Nursery.
Rainbow Beach Chamber of Commerce – $3000
Creation of a new ‘Visit Rainbow Beach’ website for economic drive and to provide a user friendly platform for visitors to access current information as a key tourism destination for the region.
Tin Can Bay Model Flying Club – $2552
Dedicated carpark for people with disabilities.
Regional Arts Development Fund
Community Information Resource Centre T/A Rainbow Beach Community Centre – $5000
Children’s Book Illustration, A Walk in Rainbow Beach: Create an illustrated children’s book in partnership with a local artist with text developed with Butchulla Elder Karen Hall.
Get Local Community Grants still open!
Are you part of a not-for-profit community organisation?
Gympie Regional Council’s Get Local Community Grants program is specifically designed to assist communities and townships impacted by COVID-19 and dealing with drought and disaster, such as recent flood events.
This program will help eligible community organisations to deliver a range of small-scale community events and activities that increase community connection, sense of belonging and community wellbeing.
Applications close Sunday 8 May 2022.
For more information, visit www.gympie.qld.gov.au/community-assistance-grants
This program is an initiative funded by the Queensland Government, Mental Health and Wellbeing Community Package under Queensland’s Economic Recovery Strategy.