Community Grants

Lions Club of Darlington Point Community Grant - OPEN

This is an annual grant (commencing 2022), valued at up to $2,000 awarded to eligible applicants, which include individuals, for the purpose of advancing education, children's aid or community wellbeing. It was generously made available by the Lions Club of Darlington Point when it was closed in 2022. This grant is only available to residents of Darlington Point.

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Murrumbidgee Council Community Grants Program - CLOSED

A total amount of $20,000 is available each year, with a maximum of $2,000 for each grant.

2022 Recipients:

  • Coleambally Cricket Club - $1,950 - chairs for Coleambally sports clubrooms
  • Coleambally Darlington Point Junior Rugby League - $2,000 – defibrillator
  • Coleambally Playgroup - $600 - inclusive play activity resources
  • Coleambally Preschool Association Inc - $2,000 - replace lighting in Preschool building
  • Coleambally Rescue Squad - $1,952.50 - multi trauma dummy
  • Coleambally Townlife - $660 - raised garden beds
  • Darlington Point Public School P&C Association - $1,500 - intensive swimming program
  • Jerilderie Tidy Towns - $2,000 - Christmas lights and decorations
  • Jerilderie Swimming Club Inc - $2,000 - pool equipment and clothing
  • St Joseph’s Parents & Friends - $2,000 - outdoor learning area
  • Waddi Housing & Advancement Corporation Ltd - $2,000 - signage for gallery artefacts and contribution to Elders Honour Board

2021 Recipients:

  • Coleambally Bowling Teams - $2,000 – Shade covers
  • Coleambally Darlington Point Apex Club - $2,000 – Annual dinner – mental health focus
  • Coleambally Golf Club - $2,000 – Chairs
  • Coleambally Quilters - $1,299 – Stick vacuum
  • Coleambally Volunteer Rescue Association - $2,000 – Upgrade rescue truck lights
  • Cypress View Lodge - $2,000 - Water pressure system to supply internal fire sprinklers
  • Darlington Point Men’s Shed Inc - $2,000 - Purchase of Thicknesser - spiral head cutter
  • Darlington Point Primary School - $1701 – Breakfast Club
  • Jerilderie Fishing Club - $2,000 – Learn to Fish Day
  • Jerilderie Sports Club - $2,000 – Five sets of bowls

2020 Recipients:
 
  • Coleambally/Darlington Point Junior Rugby - training and safety equipment - $1,941
  • Coleambally Pre School Association – Outdoor kitchen - $900
  • Darlington Point Landcare - replanting of trees - $2,000
  • Darlington Point Public School P & C Association - Breakfast Club - $2,000
  • Jerilderie APEX Club - Racecourse solar lighting - $2,000
  • Jerilderie Race Club - Racecourse solar lighting  - $2,000
  • Jerilderie Pre-School Kindergarten - Smart board - $2,000
  • Riverina Classic Catch & Release Fishing Competition - Fingerlings - $2,000
  • St Joseph’s Primary School Jerilderie Social & Fundraising Committee – Compost area/oiling cubbies - $2,000
  • Cypress View Lodge – Internet server - $2,000
  • Country Education Foundation of Coleambally-Darlington Point - Education grants - $1,850

Coleambally Solar Farm Community Fund - CLOSED

The Coleambally Solar Farm provides $20,000 each calendar year to support local projects that benefit and strengthen the region. 

Of these funds, $10,000 is distributed to the Murrumbidgee Community Experimental/Demonstration Farm and a further $10,000 is distributed to projects through an open and competitive program.

Grants of between $500 and $3,000 are made available. 

2022 Recipients:

  • Coleambally Darlington Point Junior Rugby League - $1,370 - drink bottles and crates
  • Coleambally Rescue Squad - $3,000 - equipment for emergency response boat
  • Coleambally Townlife - $660 - raised garden beds
  • Cypress View Lodge - $2017 - king single sofa bed
  • Murrumbidgee Physical Culture Club - $1,953 - iPads and speaker
  • Waddi Housing and Advancement Corporation Ltd - $1,000 - solar lighting for mural

2021 Recipients:

  • Coleambally Preschool Association Inc - $2,000 – Nature based play space
  • Country Education Foundation of Coleambally-Darlington Point Inc. - $2,000 Education grants
  • Darlington Point Public School P&C Association - $2,000 – Intensive swimming program
  • St Joseph’s Primary School Jerilderie Parents & Friends Association - $2,000 - Echuca Day Trip – Twisted Science and Paddlesteamer Experience
  • Tirkandi Inaburra Cultural & Development Centre - $2,000 - Sporting equipment and promotional brochure

2020 Recipients: 

  • Cypress View Lodge – Server hardware and licensing - $3,000
  • Coleambally Central School P & C - Covered outdoor learning area - $3,000
  • St Peter’s Primary School, Coleambally - Goal posts - $3,000
  • Taste Coleambally Food & Farm Festival - Advertising - $1,000
  • Murrumbidgee Community Experimental/Demonstration Farm - $10,000