Kingston Council grants help community groups in need
5 April 2016
Kingston Council has given $1850 to local community groups with urgent needs thanks to its Quick Response Grants Program.
Mayor Tamsin Bearsley said the funding, available each month, provides small grants to community groups with urgent needs to help them achieve their goals.
“Last month Council was pleased to support seven local community groups with small funding grants to help fund a diverse range of local projects,” Cr Bearsley said.
- German Shepherd Rescue Victoria - $200 to assist with fostering and re-homing dogs
- Cheltenham Junior Football Club - $250 to help fund a community season launch day
- Clayton Mandarin Friendship Association - $250 to repair and purchase equipment
- Aspendale Primary School - $200 to assist with the school’s 90th birthday celebration event
- Chelsea Community Support Services - $200 to help purchase a new photocopier
- Ovarian Cancer Australia - $500 to help fund a Dance-O-thon at Kingston City Hall on 14 May
- Mentone & St Bedes O.C. Amateur Football Club - $250 to help purchase new goal post safety pads.
Quick Response Grants are one part of Council’s Community Grants Program which also includes Arts Grants, Access and Equity Grants, Children’s Week Grants, Individual Development Grants and Youth Week Grants.
For more information on available grants and how to apply see kingston.vic.gov.au/grants