Local people giving back to their local community

Albury Wodonga Connected Communities has granted over $55,000 to local community groups and organisations since 2017. 

Grant recipients

Our Grant recipients come from a range of community groups and organisations. All the successful grant recipients demonstrated that their projects will enhance the social benefits of both their own members and/or the broader Albury Wodonga Community.

Below are some of our Grant recipients.

 

Boys to the Bush provide camps for disengaged boys to assist them to become better sons, better dads, better mates, better employees and better blokes. 

They received an Albury Wodonga Connected Community Grant in 2017. 

Victoria State Emergency Service (VICSES) is a volunteer-based organisation, providing emergency assistance to minimise the impact of emergencies and strengthen the community’s capacity to plan, respond and recover, when emergencies occur. 

They received an Albury Wodonga Connected Community Grant in 2018. 

Meals on Wheels has had a place in the hearts and homes of Australians for more than 50 years. Helping frail older people and younger people with disabilities and their carers stay in their homes where most are happiest is at the heart of what they do.

They received an Albury Wodonga Connected Community Grant in 2018 that will help them purchase special eskies that keep meals hot and/or cold. This means Meals on Wheels can deliver food when someone is not home. 

Gateway Health is a not-for-profit company focusing on the provision of primary health and welfare services to people at highest risk of poor health outcomes. 

They received an Albury Wodonga Connected Community Grant in 2018. 

Brave Hearts on the Murray raise money for extra resources and support services for cancer patients in our region. 

They received an Albury Wodonga Connected Community Grant in 2018 that went towards new paddles for the Brave Hearts Dragon Boat Club. 

Murray High School P&C is about people and communities. The P&C works very closely with the school to build a stronger school community where all students benefit

They received a grant from Albury Wodonga Connected Communities in 2018 that went towards student sports uniforms. 

Albury Wodonga Table Tennis Association has been in the area since the 1930’s, providing generations of local people the opportunity to be involved in a team sport and develop both sporting and leadership skills.  

They received a grant from Albury Wodonga Connected Communities in 2018.

Wodonga Cricket Club was founded in 1869, providing generations of local people the opportunity to be involved in a team sport and develop both sporting and leadership skills.  

They received an Albury Wodonga Connected Community Grant in 2018 that will go towards building a security fence around their supplies shed. This will secure the ability for all their club members to continue to play cricket, learn team building and leadership skills, and more.

Restart Albury Wodonga’s  primary program is to support other local organisations by providing housing packs to youth, families and individuals experiencing hardship..

They received an Albury Wodonga Connected Community Grant in 2018 that will go towards purchasing items for these household packs.

Albury Wodonga Regional Foodshare rescue food on a mass scale by operating a warehouse in Wodonga that receives, sorts, stores and distributes rescued food with the help of a growing team of volunteers.

They were awarded an Albury Wodonga Connected Community Grant 2018 that will go towards a replacement van to allow them to collect food effectively. 

Based at the Albury Wodonga Equestrian Centre in Thurgoona, New South Wales, the Border Districts Showjumping Club is committed to the continued growth of showjumping in our local area. From beginners through to advanced riders, our club aims to improve the skills of all members and their horses.

BDSJC received $500 from Albury Wodonga Connected Communities in 2017

The Mission of AWFA is to provide our League with a sense of social and community values. Provide an environment that encourages, develops and promotes participation in Football within our community.

AWFA received $500 from Albury Wodonga Connected Communities in 2017

The Albury Wodonga Cancer Foundation is a local community organisation whose goal is to enhance cancer services in the Albury Wodonga region as a means of improving the quality of life for cancer patients and their families.

Albury Wodonga Cancer Foundation received $500 from Albury Wodonga Connected Communities in 2017