Community Grants

Murrumbidgee Council Community Grants Program

Applications have now closed.

Murrumbidgee Council proudly provides community grants under the Murrumbidgee Council Community Grants Program.

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

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

Applications have now 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. 

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

Other grants 

Community

GrantConnect
Our Community
Regional Development Australia (RDA) Riverina
The Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal 
Grant Ready 
Philanthropy Australia
Ian Potter Foundation 
Our Community University Partnerships
The Funding Centre
AMP Tomorrow Fund

Arts

Regional Arts NSW Grants 
Australia Council for Arts Grants
South West Arts
Murray Arts
West Darling Arts
Australia Council

Screen Australia
Copyright Agency Cultural Fund 

Environment

Environment Protection Authority
Local Land services
Landcare

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Government grants Council has received