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Community Grants Program (Round 1) 2016-2017

Council allocated community grants to the following organisations in the first round of grants for the 2016-2017 financial year.

Group Amount Project
Portland Community Garden Landcare Group Inc $3,500 Front End Loader
Incorporated $ 960 Shade Benefits for Friends of the Community Market Patrons
Portland Field Naturalists Club $ 650 Replacement of digital projector for PFNC educational presentations
Dartmoor & District Progress Association Inc $ 980 Dartmoor Bush Tucker Family Day
Surf Life Saving $2,000 Strengthening our Youth Surf Sports Development Program
Portland Group of Hamilton & District Legacy $5,000 Convert Men's Shower Area to Install Disabled Toilet
Glenelg Suicide Prevention Network $ 280 Glenelg Shire Service Finder Card
Narrawong District Assn $ 990 Nararwong Crochet Project
Casterton P&A Society $1,000 Casterton P&A Show Entertainment
Rotary Club of Portland $3,500 Art Show Hall Hire
Mumbannar Recreation Reserve $5,000 New Toilet/Shower Block
Portland Runners Club $1,200 3 Bays Marathon Advertising
Lions club of Heywood Inc $2,500 Roller Door For Lions Shed
Narrawong District Assn $2,500 2017 Mouth2Mouth Walk/Run & Carnival
Dartmoor & District P & A Society $ 375 Promotion of Dartmoor & District Show
Nelson Cemetary Trust $1,584 Nelson War Memorial Updgrade
Tyrendarra Recreation Reserve $2,800 Additional Water Tank
Portland Yacht Club Inc $ 400 Water Pressure Cleaner
Committee For Portland $1,000 Henty Food Producers Group Shade marquee for markets and free hire to community groups
Casterton Vice-Regal Band $ 975 Reframing of historic band photos
South Coast Drag Racing Association $3,000 Event Promotion 15 (3 events over 6 weekends) at South Coast Raceway
Read the Play South West $3,500 Read the Play Program mental health awareness
Gorae West Hall Recreation Reserves $1,000 Hall Maintenance replace guttering
Portland Colts Cricket Club $ 980 Sunsmart Shade Sail Replacement
Portland Lawn Tennis Club $4,500 Court Mower Funding
Southern 500 Speedway $4,000 Safety - First Pit Lighting Stage 1
Casterton Sandford Football Netball Club Inc $5,000 Scoreboard Upgrade
Portland Runners Club $1,300 3 Bays Marathon Road Management set up
Nelson Community Events $5,000 Promote 2nd Road to River Festival
Henty Memorial Recreation & Sporting Centre $ 850 HMR&SC Signage
Portland Touch Football $ 776 Junior Sport Development Coach training
Bridgewater Lakes Aquatic Club $2,000 Upgrade of Kitchen in club rooms
Portland Golf Club Inc $ 350 Portland & Heywood Combined Golf Tournament
Portland and District Adult Riding Club $1,225 Portable Dressage Arena
Heywood Pony Club $1,300 Equipment Storage Shed Roof Replacement
Casterton P&A Society $ 700 Casterton P&A Show Signage
Merino Community Festival $1,300 Merino Community Festival
Portland District Therapy Dogs $ 700 Portland District Therapy Dogs Membership Drive
Digby Hall and Recreation Reserve $ 900 Painting of Storage Shed
Casterton Motor Enthusiasts Club Inc $1,500 Project Touring the South West
Casterton Business Development Association $2,625 Lighting for town sign
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