Community grants

Community Grants

At its meeting on Tuesday 30 August 2016 Indigo Shire Council approved the distribution of $76,000 in grants among 66 groups and organisations.

Council's 2016-17 Budget has made available $26,000 for festivals and events and $50,000 for community projects, including arts, culture and youth initiatives.

Festivals and Events Grants

  • Beechworth Barrowthon $500
  • Beechworth Celtic Festival $1,500
  • Beechworth Community Fun Run $750
  • Beechworth Drive Back in Time $500
  • Beechworth Music Festival $2,000
  • Beechworth Rodeo $1,500
  • Beechworth Vignerons Spring Tasting $1,000
  • Chiltern MoRide $1,500
  • Chiltern Pro Rodeo $1,500
  • Great Yackandandah Billy Cart Race $750
  • Hard Yakka $750
  • High Country Hops Festival $750
  • Kelly Country Pick $1,500
  • Kiewa Valley Camp Oven Cook Off $1,500
  • Patch to Patch $500
  • Rutherglen Tweed Ride $1,000
  • Rutherglen Wine Show and Australian Fortified Wine Show $1,500
  • Six Hours in the Saddle $1,500
  • Tastes of Rutherglen $2,000
  • Tastes of Two Regions $750
  • The Milk Run $750
  • Tour de Rutherglen $1,000
  • Writers, Readers and Poets Weekend 2017 $1,000

Community Grants Program

General Community Grants ($37,180)

  • 12 Baskets Community Meal. Anglican Parish of Rutherglen. Kitchen upgrade $500
  • Barnawartha Recreation Reserve Committee of Management. Commercial cleaning machine $1,000
  • Barnawartha Soldiers Memorial Hall Committee of Management. Polish timber floors $1,500
  • Beechworth and District Hockey Club. Mower and equipment $1,500
  • Beechworth Community Childcare. New cots $2,000
  • Beechworth Memorial Hall. New chairs $1,000
  • Beechworth Senior Citizens Croquet Club. New seats $550
  • Beechworth Theatre Company. Communications device $400
  • Chiltern and District Mens Shed. New fridge $1,455
  • Chiltern Fire Brigade. Smoke detector project $1,000
  • Chiltern Lions Amateur Players. Lighting upgrade $1,000
  • Chiltern Memorial Hall Committee of Management. New tables $2,000
  • Chiltern Racecourse Recreation Reserve. Plumbing and tank work $1,000
  • Chiltern Recreation Reserve Committee of Management. Cooling and heating $1,000
  • Coulston Park Committee of Management. New tables $1,750
  • Gundowring North Tennis Club Inc. Works to shade area $1,500
  • Indigo Adult Riding Club. Equipment $1,500
  • Indigo Atauro Friendship Group. Fundraising kit $750
  • Indigo North Health. Chiltern Walking School Bus $220
  • Lions Club of Rutherglen. New gazebo and signage $500
  • Quercus Beechworth. Connecting Beechworth Neighbours day $750
  • Rotary Club of Beechworth. Works to new hall $1,500
  • Rutherglen Agricultural Society Inc. Rutherglen Show Support $1,000
  • Rutherglen Early Years Network. Early years expo $500
  • Rutherglen Gold Battery. Replace storage shed $500
  • Stanley Cemetery Trust. Seating in rotunda $500
  • Wahgunyah Racecourse and Recreation Reserve Committee of Management. New chairs $1,000
  • Willows Recreation and Camping Reserve. Tool container $2,000
  • Yackandandah Community Centre. Community-friendly garden $1,500
  • Yackandandah Community Christmas (Yackandandah Football and Netball Club). Support for Christmas lunch $500
  • Yackandandah Football and Netball Club. Playing surface improvements $1,000
  • Yackandandah Lions Club. Change One Life Project $1,500
  • Yackandandah Pistol Club. Olympic target system changer $805
  • Yackandandah Tennis Club. Renovation to club pavilion $2,000

Arts and Culture Grants ($5,500)

  • Friends of the Chiltern Mt Pilot National Park. Flora brochure $1,500
  • Rutherglen RSL Sub Branch. Granite soldier $1,000
  • Rutherglen United Cricket Club and Barkly Park Heritage Group. History promotion $1,000
  • Wahgunyah School of Arts Committee of Management. Stage curtains $2,000

Youth Initiatives Grants ($7,320)

  • 1st Rutherglen Scouts Group. Hiking equipment $1,000
  • 1st Yackandandah Scouts Group. Canoe equipment $1,500
  • Barnawartha Golf Club. Disc golf equipment $2,000
  • Cool Heads Program. Driver education program $2,070
  • Wahgunyah Tennis Club. Junior tennis coach $750

Total $50,000


Last updated: 22 September 2016