Tagged: Funding and grants

Community Assistance Scheme now open

February 18, 2019Posted in: Community, Events

Kangaloon Hall

Wingecarribee Shire Council has today launched the 2019 Wingecarribee Community Assistance Scheme. Under the scheme, this year Council will distribute up to $120,000 to assist local not-for-profit organisations across the Shire. The scheme aims to encourage and increase participation and support initiatives that promote partnerships within our Highlands community. Monies can be sought to fund...

Council calls for 2019 Tulip Time charity partner

October 29, 2018Posted in: Events

Tulip Time 2016

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking Expressions of Interest from charities wishing to become the official charity partner for next year’s Tulip Time celebrations. Council’s Manager Tourism and Events, Steve Rosa is encouraging all eligible charities to lodge an application. “Tulip Time is our largest annual event, bringing tens of thousands of domestic and international visitors...

Library launches new look website

September 28, 2018Posted in: Other

family-computer

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Library Services has strengthened its online presence with the launch of a new and improved website. Council’s Information Services Librarian Rebecca Finlaison said it took 11 months to plan and develop the new look website. “We’ve deliberately tried to freshen up the site and make it easier to navigate,” she said. “Visitors...

Shire secures State funding for community projects

September 11, 2018Posted in: Community, Other

The Southern Highlands has secured over $1.75 million in funding as part of Round 2 of the NSW State Government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund (SCCF). Announced by the Deputy Premier John Barilaro, the monies will enable the development of three major community projects across the Wingecarribee Shire. The projects include the Stephens Park playing fields...

Mayor welcomes Bowral Blacks funding announcement

September 6, 2018Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Ken Halstead has welcomed the news that the State Government will provide almost $1 million in funding for the redevelopment of the Bowral Blacks Club House. The announcement was made late last week when Premier Gladys Berejiklian joined Wollondilly MP Jai Rowell on a tour of the Shire. “Our Shire is...