Community Events Grants Announced

Published on 19 December 2019

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Community Events Grants Announced

The first recipients of Indigo Shire’s new Community Events Grant Program have been announced with 12 local organisations sharing in $15,000.

Council at its December 2019 meeting agreed to allocate funding to the following organisations.

Applicant  Grant amount 
 Stanley Athenaeum – Exhibition Launch  $1,550
 Beechworth Food Co-Op – Patch to Patch    $1,400
 Beechworth Football and Netball Club – Easter Fun Run $2,000
 Rotary Club of Rutherglen – Muscat Run   $1,200
 Cornishtown Hall – Blues Night  $2,000
 Rutherglen Apex Club – Picnic Shelter opening   $800
 Lions Club Beechworth – Memorial Walk Opening $375

Wahgunyah Willows Recreation and Camping Reserve Committee of Management Food Trucks and Music in the Willows 

 Beechworth Arts Council – Winter Words Festival  $400
Chiltern Racecourse Recreation Reserve Committee of Management – Chiltern Rodeo  
 Chiltern Tourism Development – Community Street Party  $775


A total of 16 applicants applied for a grant, and the unsuccessful applicants will receive advice about alternative funding options.

In approving the grants Council congratulated all successful applicants and wished them well with their events.


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