Local Groups Get Grants

At Gympie Regional Council’s Ordinary Meeting held at the Tin Can Bay Country Club at the end of November one of the items on the agenda was the grant funding recommendations for the Competitive Grant Round of the Community Grant Program 2022/23.

Council’s Community Grants Program provides financial assistance for projects which respond to community need, support Council’s strategic objectives and enhance the social, environmental and/or cultural wellbeing of the Gympie region.

Some of the local groups fortunate enough to receive funding in this round include:

Community Facilities category

Cooloola City Farm Nurseries Inc

Cooloola Coast Youth Activity Project Inc

Lions Club of Tin Can Bay

Tin Can Bay Community and Men’s Shed Inc

Tin Can Bay Yacht Club

Volunteer Support category

Rainbow Beach Amateur Anglers Inc

Tin Can Bay Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Inc

Tin Can Bay Sailability Inc

Major Environment category

Cooloola CoastCare Assn Inc

Local Events category

CIRS t/a Rainbow Beach Community Centre – Santa Comes To Rainbow 2022

Major Events category

Rainbow Beach Sports, Recreational and Memorial Club Inc – Rainbow Beach Family Fishing Classic and Expo

Funding is still available to service the Rolling Grant round for 2022/23, which closes on 31 May 2023 or when all funds allocated are expended. Search for ‘Grants and Funding’ on the Gympie Regional Council website (www.gympie.qld.gov.au)  for more information and how to apply.

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