City of Mandurah supports grassroots projects through funding program

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Community groups and volunteers have been acknowledged for their hard work through the final round of 2018 community grants announced this week.

A total of 40 grants worth $218,513 were handed out to community groups and associations, not-for-profit organisations, local businesses and schools for a range of new and ongoing programs and initiatives.

The funding program includes the Community Association Fund Grants (CAF), the Partnership Fund Grants and the Nikki Wise Memorial Scholarship.

City of Mandurah Mayor Rhys Williams said we received a big increase in applications for this round of funding for an extensive range of initiatives.

“Helping grassroots projects grow and thrive is very important for the long term sustainability of our community.

“We wish all of our funding recipients every success and look forward to hearing about their achievements over the coming 12 months,” Mr Williams said.

Community Association Fund Grants (CAF) – to increase community participation and involvement within the City of Mandurah and develop the skills of community associations and volunteer based organisations.

Sue Edge supported by Parkinson’s WA
Mandurah City Choral Society
University of the 3rd Age Mandurah Inc (U3A)
Meadow Springs Primary School P&C
Silver Chain
South Halls Head Primary School P&C
Mandurah Music Club Inc
Riverside Primary School P&C
The Compassionate Friends Mandurah Inc
Carole Webb supported by Peel Volunteer Resource Centre
Peel Amateur Radio Group
Alana Grant supported by Rocky Bay Inc
Manta Rays Swim Club
Mandurah Offshore Fishing and Sailing Club
Coastal Lakes College Parents and Community Association
Seniors Recreation Council of WA Inc Peel Branch
1Church Incorporated
Safe Woman Safe Family Inc
WA Mums Cottage Inc
Aquajets Swim Squad
Inner Wheel Club of Mandurah
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Lakelands Primary School P&C Association
Peel Preservation Group
Kerry Wilson supported by Little Aussie Cafe
Mums of Mandurah Incorporated
Mandurah Woodturners
Mandurah Street Chaplains
Allambee Counselling Inc

Partnership Fund Grant - to partner with not-for-profit organisations to deliver essential programs, services or projects to the community, especially where there is a gap in service.

Clontarf Academy Coodanup
Mature Adults Learning Association (MALA)
The Fathering Project
Story Dogs Ltd
Mandurah Men's Shed Inc
Mandurah Concert Band Inc
Dawesville RSL Sub-Branch
Peel Multicultural Association
Madora Bay Community Association
Winjan Aboriginal Corporation
Peel Community Kitchen

Nikki Wise Memorial Scholarship - a new scholarship to honour the life and dedicated community work of Nikki Wise who died in a motorbike accident in 2016.

Dee-Arne Hovingh

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