Grants of between $2,500 and $20,000 are available to help fund small capital projects in the Bonner community, thanks to the Turnbull Coalition Government’s extension of its Stronger Communities Programme, Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta said today.
“My office is now accepting expressions of interest from local schools and not-for-profit organisations and groups for funding through Round 3 of Stronger Communities,” Mr Vasta said.
“Grant amounts will cover up to 50 per cent of eligible project costs. You can fund your share of eligible project costs from any source including state and local government. Your contribution can be either cash or in-kind.”
Previous recipients of Stronger Communities funding in Bonner include:
|B4C – Bulimba Creek Catchment Co-ordinating Committee||Revegetation project||$6,698|
|Holland Park Mt Gravatt Parish||Purchase of parish community hall chairs||$6,352|
|Mt Gravatt Lapidary Society||Upgrade of equipment, facilities and clubhouse||$7,949|
|Wesley Mission Brisbane – Asher House||Purchase of disability mini-bus||$20,000|
|Wynnum Manly & Districts Men’s Shed||Concrete floor for new shed||$18,000|
|St John’s Church, Wishart||Upgrade of Little Fishes Nursery Group playground||$7,414|
|Wynnum & District Horse & Pony Club||Lighting and electrical clubhouse upgrade||$5,000|
|Mt Gravatt Hawks Soccer Club||Upgrade of club facilities||$5,922|
|Mt Gravatt Men’s Shed||Veranda extension and provision of sun shade and security screen||$20,000|
|QLD PCYC Bayside||Upgrade of community hall||$18,696|
|Rotary Club of Carindale||Shed completion-installation of concrete ramp and landscaping||$5,000|
|Jewish Communal Centre Queensland||Equipment purchase and upgrade||$10,167|
|Gumdale & Districts Progress Association||New hall windows and security screens||$8,250|
|Gumdale State School P&C Association||Upgrade of school oval||$18,182|
|Rochedale Scout Group||Camping area redevelopment||$9,000|
|Upper Mount Gravatt State School P&C Association||New community gym and wellness centre||$20,000|
|C&K St Catherine’s Community Kindergarten||Repainting of kindergarten premises||$5,415|
|Lota State School-Rotary Club of Port of Brisbane||Replacement storage facility||$20,000|
|Wynnum and Manly Meals on Wheels||Purchase of new kitchen equipment||$20,000|
|Wynnum & District Rugby Union Club||Upgrade of facilities and equipment purchase||$19,014|
Mr Vasta will be taking submissions for Round 3 of the Stronger Communities Programme from now until Friday, 25 August 2017.
For more information and to lodge your expression of interest online visit rossvasta.com.au/CommunityHub/StrongerCommunitiesProgramme.aspx.
“I look forward to delivering more funding for more vital projects throughout the Bonner community, and I encourage local schools and not-for-profits to apply,” Mr Vasta said.