South-West region's Community Chest Fund grant recipients announced
Community projects funded by $10 million investment over four years
Made possible by the State Government's Royalties for Regions program
Regional Development Minister Terry Redman today announced the successful grant recipients of the South-West region's Community Chest Fund, made possible by the Liberal National Government's Royalties for Regions program.
Mr Redman said the Community Chest Fund provided one-off grants to community, public and not-for-profit organisations to improve and develop infrastructure and services in the region.
"The Community Chest Fund provides voluntary organisations, educational institutions and community organisations with grants of up to $50,000 to support local projects," he said.
"Included in this round of grants is $43,228 for Smiths Beach Surf Life Saving Club to purchase a transportable, off-grid solar power system to increase capacity for first aid and water safety training for volunteers; and $33,230 for Pathways SouthWest and the South West Community Alcohol and Drug Service to deliver a series of workshops to health professionals and the public, to help address substance use and addiction in the South-West.
"These projects will help attract investment, increase job opportunities and improve the quality of life for communities in the South-West region.
"The fund supports region-specific priorities that are driven by local communities to assist the development of infrastructure, services and community projects that help build vibrant regions with strong economies.
"Hundreds of diverse projects and organisations across regional WA have significantly benefited from the Community Chest Fund in recent years."
The South West Development Commission has been allocated $555,555 from the Community Chest Fund, with applications considered on a rolling basis until funds are exhausted.
Minister's office - 6552 6700
SOUTH-WEST COMMUNITY CHEST FUND RECIPIENTS
|Yallingup Rural Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade|| $13,859 |
|Golden Valley Tree Park Inc., Balingup|| $23,100 |
|Greenbushes CRC Inc.|| $26,400 |
|Augusta Men's Shed Inc.|| $20,000 |
|Ficifolia Community Garden Inc., Walpole|| $10,134 |
|Smiths Beach Surf Life Saving Club|| $43,228.92 |
|Pathways SouthWest/South West Community Alcohol and Drug Service, Bunbury|| $33,230 |
|Balingup Progress Association Inc.|| $27,199.70 |
|Stirling Street Arts Centre Management Inc., Bunbury|| $3,000 |
|City of Bunbury - Bunbury Regional Art Gallery Noongar Arts Strategy|| $10,000 |
|Northcliffe Pioneer Museum|| $19,060 |
|Geegeelup Village Inc., Bridgetown|| $38,547 |
|Shire of Donnybrook-Balingup Affordable Housing Concept|| $13,100 |
|The South West Women's Health and Information Centre|| $12,000 |
|Nannup Bowling Club|| $17,268.74 |
|Nannup Music Club Inc.|| $21,285 |
|The Creative Corner Inc., South-West|| $14,783.25 |
|Bridgetown-Greenbushes Business and Tourism Association Inc.|| $10,450 |
|Collie Chamber of Commerce|| $12,000 |
|Blackwood Basin Group Nature-Viewing Precinct|| $50,000 |
|Dunsborough Greenfield Community Group Inc.|| $38,000|
|Nannup Film Society|| $8,235.45 |
|Manjimup Farmers Market Inc.|| $6,669.46 |
|Milligan Community Learning, Bunbury|| $23,905 |
|Donnybrook Men's Shed|| $6,313.50 |
|Nannup Occasional Child Care Association Inc. (F.R.O.G.S. Early Learning Centre) Outdoor Learning Environment|| $18,937 |
|The Federation of Western Australia Police and Community Youth Centres Inc., Collie|| $2,000|
|Busselton Jetty Environment and Conservation Association|| $31,000|