Over $51,000 worth of grants awarded in 2019

Albury Wodonga Connected Communities awarded over $51,000 worth of grants to 15 local organisations in 2019.

Each year, there are two rounds of grant application opened – May and November. 2019, saw a record number of applIcations recieved. Making the decisions for the Grants Committe challenging as so many are worthwhile projects.

In November 2019, the recipients of the grants included:

  • Albury Police Citizens Youth Club
  • Boomerang Bags Albury Wodonga
  • Creators Artspace
  • Falcons Hockey Club
  • Lavington Jindera Little Athletics Centre
  • Riverina Scount Activities Fellowship
  • Twin City Calisthenics Inc
  • Wodonga Heart Football Club

Earlier, in May 2019, the following organisations were grant recipients:

  • Barnawartha Netball Club
  • 3rd Wodonga Scout Group
  • Lavington Occasional Child Care Centre
  • Albury Hotspurs
  • Albury & Border Rescue Squad
  • Pool Pirates Water Polo Club
  • Hothouse Theatre

Susan Owens, Chair, Albury Wodonga Connected Communities, commented

The projects being delivered by the successful grant applicants are in line with our vision of providing grants for projects that will enhance the prosperity of a broad range of local not for profit community organisations.

Since commencing operations, Albury Wodonga Connected Communities has awarded over $100,000 in grants.

Ongoing funding for Albury Wodonga Connected Communities Ltd (AWCC) is provided by Bendigo Bank as commissions paid on selected accounts of customers who have elected to support the AWCC. These commissions are paid as part of the Bendigo Bank’s community engagement budget and are made at no cost to the customer. For more information about how the grants are funded, head here.