Making green spaces more manageable for volunteers

June 2, 2023Posted in: Community

2 ladies at the market stall selling vegestables

We know Wingecarribee values the many local volunteers who dedicate their days to making life better for others in their communities. With the support of Council’s Community Assistance Scheme, Church Connect Christian Church have let helpers know their time is respected, by making grounds maintenance they undertake, a little easier. “Being right in the heart...

More than just a meal, Meals on Wheels Wingecarribee

May 12, 2023Posted in: Corporate Affairs, News

Meels on Wheels delivery person delivering meals

The big-hearted team of 70 volunteers with Meals on Wheels Wingecarribee mean so much more than just dinner-to-your-door to the hundreds of locals they nourish each week across our Shire. New equipment, made possible by Council’s Community Assistance Scheme, will save them prep time so that they can invest quality time in even more people....

Supporting local athletes

April 28, 2023Posted in: Community, News

Two boys in soccer uniform standing next to water refill station on sunny day

Exeter Soccer Club knows that one of the simplest and cheapest ways an athlete can enhance their performance is to properly hydrate. That’s why they applied for $6,000 in grant funding through Council’s 2022/23 Community Assistance Scheme to install a water refill station at Exeter Oval. With additional funding secured through Veolia Mulwaree Trust, the...

Local netball Association shoots a goal with grant funding

April 20, 2023Posted in: Community, Delivering

5 young women in netball uniforms sitting court side, smiling and giving thumbs up to camera.

A lifetime of competing and coaching with Southern Highlands Netball has taught Kate Bow it’s tough to find backing for girls sports, and costly for families to take part. The Association shot a goal with grant funding of $5,585 through Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Community Assistance Scheme toward taking representative teams to state titles. The funds...

$119,998.90 for 27 local organisations

February 21, 2023Posted in: Community, Delivering

A wide range of local, community-based projects will benefit from almost $120,000 in funding from the Wingecarribee Community Assistance Scheme. Wingecarribee Shire Council have provided 27 local organisations across the shire with donations and grants ranging from $600 to $7,000 under the scheme. The aim is to come alongside local communities and help them to...