Community grants presentation evening

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Successful community grants program applicants for the September 2019 funding round were awarded funding at the community grants presentation evening on Wednesday 25 September 2019. 

In this round of funding, the Town is giving more than $50,000 in community grants. The grants program financially supports events, services, programs, sector development or projects that support the achievement of the Town's Strategic Community Plan's values, vision and mission. 

The community grants are provided to increase capacity of community groups, businesses, clubs and organisations within the Town to implement projects, activities and program that enhance and promote the community well being in Victoria Park. 

The following 11 community grants were awarded at the presentation evening.

Community grants

Community Forum 

$500

Monthly recycling stall at the Victoria Park Farmers' Markets. 

Connect Vic Park

$9,806

Culture Connect Noongar Singing Experience

Friends of Kensington Bushland

$2,750

Kensington Bushland Walk and Talk Program

Harold Hawthorne Community Centre

$5,401 Story telling - Documentaries 
Millen Primary School $2,717

Millen Community STEM Fair

St Mary's Outreach Service  $9,684 Homeless Outreach - kitchen equipment upgrade and pop clinic project
The Essentials Inc.   $6,172 Essentials for Women
 Victoria Park Community Centre   $9,850  Vic Park Future-Friendly Skills Program
Victoria Park Community Garden Association  $434 Open Day  

Victoria Park Primary Parents and Citizens 

 $500 WA Child Safety Services Protective Behaviours Workshop for Parents 

Victoria Park Primary Parents and Citizens (Auspice) 

 

 $3,000

 

State Street Community Party 2020.  Free event for residents of State Street and surrounding areas. 

Total expenditure

$50,814