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Council awards funds to community projects

July 16, 2021Posted in: Community

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Community groups, sports clubs, cultural groups and volunteer organisations are some of the local groups set to receive crucial funding as part of Council’s 2021/22 Wingecarribee Community Assistance Scheme. A total of thirty-eight local community projects totalling just under $120,000 were allocated funding as part of the annual Wingecarribee Community Assistance Scheme. Of the 38...

Grants available for community-led bushfire recovery

April 30, 2021Posted in: Community

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Wingecarribee Shire Council in partnership with the NSW Government is set to launch a third round of the Bushfire Community Recovery Small Grants Program to support local communities recovering from the 2019/20 bushfires. Grants of up to $10,000 are available to assist not-for-profit organisations and associations across the Southern Highlands. Council’s Acting Deputy General Manager,...

Council invites community groups to apply for funding

April 26, 2021Posted in: Community

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Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on local community groups to apply for funding as part of this year’s ClubGRANTS scheme. ClubGRANTS is an initiative of the NSW Government and Clubs NSW to provide funding for community development projects and services that have a direct impact on residents in the Wingecarribee Shire. Council’s Community Development Coordinator,...

Bushfire Recovery and Resilience Grants now open

March 5, 2021Posted in: Community

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Wingecarribee Shire Council in partnership with the NSW Government has launched a Bushfire Community Recovery Small Grants Program to support local communities recovering from the 2019/20 bushfires. Grants of up to $10,000 are available to assist not-for-profit organisations and associations across the Southern Highlands. Council’s Group Manager of Corporate and Community, Danielle Lidgard, said the...

Council secures multi-million-dollar bridge grant funding

February 19, 2021Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council has secured $3.5 million in grant funding from the NSW State Government to renew four ageing bridges across the Shire. A total of $3,509,170 was obtained under the State Governments Fixing Country Bridges Program and will be spent replacing four bridges located in MIttagong, Bowral, Wildes Meadows and Meryla. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor,...