10 September, 2023
Groups and youth benefit from grants
GRANTS totalling more than $61,000 were awarded to 63 not-for-profit groups and 42 young people by Tablelands Regional Council during the past financial year.
In the 12 months to 30 June 2023, council awarded $61,499 of grants, with $17,224 going to festivals, community events and celebrations; $3448 to sporting and recreational events; $27,977 to community capacity building and volunteer support; and $12,850 to support young people competing in sport or reaching for achievements in the cultural or academic spaces.
A report to council revealed that during the past year, 121 grant applications were received and 105 approved.