Council awards $20,000 through Community Sustainability Program

Published on 28 April 2021

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Indigo Shire Council has awarded $20,000 in funding to various community groups through its Community Sustainability Grants Program.

The program, which has been running for three years, provides financial assistance to community groups and organisations to implement and build capacity for renewable energy, energy efficiency, waste and climate change related projects.

A total of six organisations across the Shire will share in the funding which will see a range of initiatives implemented such as educational events, capital works projects that reduce energy costs to community facilities and projects that reduce greenhouse emissions and work towards a zero emissions future. 

COMPLETE LIST OF SUCCESFUL APPLICANTS:

COMMUNITY SUSTAINABILITY GRANT PROGRAM
Applicant Project  Grant Amount
Wooragee Landcare Groups Inc "How you can capture carbon" Educational Event  $1000 
Rutherglen Landcare Group Inc Wildlife Garden Pop up stall and community education event  $1000 
Bruarong Community Centre Inc  Install window treatment (blind) to reduce cooling requirements  $557 
Beechworth Toy Library  Relocation fit out and organisation re-launch $1000 
Totally Renewable Yackandandah  Install 5 kW solar system - Yackandandah SES $7000 
Yackandandah Tennis Club LED lighting upgrade Yackandandah Tennis Courts $9443 
TOTAL   $20,000 

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