Community Building Partnership Grants Announced

Community Building Partnership Grants Announced

Twenty six local community organisations have been advised of their successful applications for the 2016 Community Building Partnership (CBP) grants program.

Member for Port Macquarie, Leslie Williams today said $300,000 in funding has been granted to a range of community groups and organisations across the electorate.

“The Community Building Partnerships grants directly benefit our community, often creating local jobs and increasing business opportunities while at the same time enhancing local investment in the Port Macquarie electorate,” Mrs Williams said.

“I am delighted to announce that grants have been approved for a variety of projects across the electorate ranging from $3,000 for the Harrington Men’s Shed to $15,000 for the Lions Club of Tacking Point.

“My office has contacted all of the successful applicants so it was wonderful news for them to start the new year.

“Congratulations to all the organisations and I wish them well with the projects they are delivering for their members and the wider community and I look forward to seeing them progress to completion,” Mrs Williams said.

Local projects to receive funding include;

  • $5,000 Life Education NSW Limited for their Touch Screen Learning
  • $11,850 Port Macquarie Community Preschool towards a new awning
    and patio
  • $15,000 Lions Club of Tacking Point to supply specialist play equipment
    for the
    Paediatric Children’s Ward at Port Macquarie Base Hospital
  • $10,239 Port Macquarie Pistol Club to replace range roofing
  • $12,468 Endeavour Clubhouse for Solar Panel installation
  • $6,640 The Honour Christian Church to buy fans for the seniors
    exercise area
  • $6,000 Marine Rescue Port Macquarie to paint the Marine Rescue
    Office and boatshed building
  • $13,503 Hastings District Respite Care to install solar panels
  • $15,000 Meals on Wheels Mid North Coast for a mobile freezer trailer
  • $13,666 Port Macquarie Community Preschool to upgrade their
  • $19,750 Lord Howe Island Co-Op to upgrade the food storage and
    preparation area 
  • $6,180 Coopernook Rural Fire Brigade for a kitchen for the station
  • $10,000 Moorland Soccer Club for field lighting and repairs
  • $22,000 Lions Club of Harrington for children’s playground equipment for
    Diamentina Reserve at Harrington waters
  • $23,724 Upper Lansdowne Hall to replace the kitchen
  • $3,300 Lansdowne Hall Reserve Trust to complete the workshed
    walkway and footpath
  • $5,300 Anglican Parish of Coopernook/Harrington to extend the
    Lansdowne Anglican Church shed
  • $10,000 Moorland Recreation Reserve Trust for the tennis courts lights
  • $15,070 Lansdowne Football Club for improvements at the Lansdowne
    Oval Grandstand 
  • $8,020 Riding for the Disabled – Kendall Centre for the provision of a
    Shelter Shed for horses
  • $14,580 Laurieton Swimming Club to replace the current starting blocks
    with FINA approved starting blocks
  • $11,770 North Haven Public School P & C for timber bench seating
  • $19,440 The Camden Haven Chamber of Commerce, Industry and
    Tourism for Stage 2 of the IKew refurbishment of the male
    amenities block
  • $10,000 Camden Haven Schools to Schools for a shared pathway
  • $8,500 Lake Cathie Public School P & C to air condition the Library

    The 2017 round of CBP applications will open in June.


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