Council awards more than $75,000 in grants

Published on 11 June 2019

BRCC Grant Recipients 2019

The Council presented 40 grants worth $75,841 to 38 community groups and event organisers at the Sir Edward ‘Weary’ Dunlop Learning Centre on Thursday 6 June 2019.

The Council funded $64,141 under the Community Grants Program and $11,700 for Major Events.

32 not-for-profit community-based organisations received funding of up to $2,500 under the Community Grants Program for projects and activities that enable participation in social, cultural and economic life in Benalla Rural City.

Eight event organisers received funding of up to $1,500 under the Major Event Funding program for events that provide measurable economic benefit and enhance the image and liveability of Benalla Rural City.

Recipient

         Funding

Benalla Agricultural & Pastoral Society Inc.

$1,800

Benalla Bushrangers Cricket Club Inc.

$2,200

Benalla & District Pre School Partnership

$2,500

Benalla Golf Club Inc.

$2,500

Benalla Indoor Recreation Centre Inc.

$2,500

Benalla Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club Inc.

$2,300

Benalla Little Athletics Centre Inc.

$2,260

Benalla Men’s Shed Inc.

$2,500

Benalla Racing Club Inc. as auspice for the Benalla Young Sportspersons Trust

$2,000

Benalla Rovers Soccer Club Inc.

$2,500

Benalla Saints Sports Club Past Players & Officials Assoc.Inc.

$2,500

Benalla Senior Citizens Inc.

$2,013

Benalla Swimming Club Inc.

$2,477

Carers & Support Group Inc.

$2,200

Cooinda Village Inc.

$2,500

Devenish Memorial Sports Club Inc.

$2,000

Devenish Public Hall Inc.

$1,200

Devenish Rural Fire Brigade

$2,500

For the Good of Devenish Inc.

$1,400

Girl Guides Association of Victoria ( as auspice for Benalla Girl Guides)

$550

Goorambat Football Netball Club Inc.

$2,500

LG Boxing Club Benalla Inc.

$2,500

Lurg Hall Reserve Committee of Management Inc.

$1,355

Moira Benalla Club Inc.

$2,500

Molyullah Rural Fire Brigade

$1,070

North East Multicultural Association Inc.

$1,500

Samaria Suns Sports Club Inc.

$916

Tatong Community Great Big Garage Sale Inc.

$700

U3A Benalla

$2,500

Waminda Inc.

$2,500

Warrenbayne Recreation Reserve Committee of Management

$1,500

Young Men’s Christian Association of Victoria Inc.

$2,200

 

2019 Major Event Funding

Recipient

           Funding

Austin Seven Club Inc. - Historic Winton Event

$1,500

Glenrowan Vignerons Assoc. - Glenrowan Winemakers Weekend

$1,500

Goorambat & District Community Group - Scarecrow Festival

$1,500

Moorngag Hall & Recreation Reserve - Moorngag Mower Mania

$1,500

Benalla Rovers Soccer Club - Soccer Gala Day

$1,500

Tatong Memorial Hall Committee - Tatong Art Show

$1,200

The Source Benalla - The Source Benalla Event

$1,500

For the Good of Devenish Inc. - Devenish Anzac Tribute Day

$1,500

 

Mayor, Cr Scott Upston, said the Community Support Program demonstrates Council’s support for community-based projects and events. 

“These projects and events are part of our healthy, vibrant and sustainable community,” said Cr Upston. 

“I congratulate all the individuals and organisations who have taken the initiative to plan their projects, apply to the Council for support and to actually host their events.”