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Community Grants: 2019-20 Round 1 Recipients

A total of $119,748 has been allocated to the following organisations in Round 1 of the Community Grants Program for 2019/2020. 

Each grant category has been listed below with the recipient's name and amount received. 

General Grants Recipients:

  • Community Hair Project for Youth Week activities valued at $1,150
  • Wauchope Show Society for refurbished floor valued at $10,000
  • International Women’s Group for International Women’s Group activities vaued at $2,717
  • Rocking with Dave and Friends for music workshops valued at $4,300
  • St. Thomas’s Soup Kitchen for kitchen upgrade valued at $9,378
  • Wauchope Chamber of Commerce for Community First Aid valued at $4,100
  • Wauchope Little Athletics Centre for a new timing system valued at $3,000
  • Port Macquarie Astronomical Soc. for a Telescope Mount valued at $10,000
  • Kendall Men’s Shed for new wood sanders valued at $3,759

Place Making Grants:

  • Pappinbarra Progress Assoc. for a Photographic Exhibition valued at $3,516
  • Kendall Community Global Food Garden for the Community Garden expansion valued at $2,865
  • Liberty Domestic and Family Violence Specialist Service for a Domestic Violence Walk valued at $2,500

Non-Council Owned Hall Grants:

  • Byabarra Hall and Recreational Reserve Trust for Pier replacement valued at $10,000

Band Grants

  • Port Macquarie Hastings Municipal Band for Community Performances valued at $10,000
  • Camden Haven Community Band for Community Performances valued at $7,100
  • Hastings Koalas Orchestra for Community Performances valued at $5,676
  • Hastings District Highland Pipe Band for Community Performances valued at $7,224

Christmas and New Year’s Eve Events

  • Telegraph Point Community Assoc. for a Christmas celebration valued at $1,500
  • Camden Haven Chamber of Commerce for a Christmas celebration valued at $5,000
  • Beechwood Public School P&C for a Christmas celebration valued at $3,045
  • Wauchope Chamber of Commerce for a Christmas celebration valued at $5,000
  • Lake Cathie-Bonny Hills Lions Club for a Christmas celebration valued at $2,653
  • Long Flat Public School P&C for a Christmas celebration valued at $450
  • Big Red Bus for a Christmas celebration valued at $4,815

Environmental Grants

  • Port Macquarie Landcare Group for Environmental activities valued at $10,000
  • Friends of Kooloonbung Creek fro Environmental activities valued at $5,000
  • Hastings Landcare for Environmental activities valued at $1,891

This page was last updated on: 04 October 2019