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Nearly $50,000 in grants for community local projects

Monday 29 Aug 2022
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Funding for art projects and events for LGBTQ+ communities, a new mower for a bowling green and a security system to protect local historical items are among the 10 projects to receive grants under Round 1 of the City of Marion’s 2022-23 Community Grants Program.

The successful recipients were endorsed at the Council’s August 23 General Meeting with their projects totalling $48,991.

“The City of Marion runs two rounds of Community Grants every year, with $50,000 available each round to support local not-for-profit groups with projects and activities that benefit the Marion community,” Mayor of Marion Kris Hanna said.

“So far Council has allocated over $1.4 million in community grant funding since our program began in 2005.

“Due to local government elections, our second round of community grants for 2022/23 will be offered after the imminent Council elections.”

The successful recipients from Round 1 of the City of Marion’s 2022/2023 Community Grants include:

  • Ascot Park Bowling Club, for the purchase of a new Greens Mower
  • Plympton Sporting and Recreation Club, for the purchase of equipment for matches
  • Treasure Boxes Inc, for the purchase of larger platform ladders to improve volunteer safety
  • Sheidow Park Cricket Club, for the purchase of a Flicx Junior Multi-Age Cricket Pitch
  • Marion Historic Village Display Group Inc, to upgrade their security system
  • South Road Cricket Club, for the purchase of a new bowling machine
  • The Queer Society Inc, for resources for LGBTQ+ inclusivity art projects and events
  • Cove Netball Club, for the purchase of kit bags for coaches
  • Good360 Australia – for the supply of refurbished devices for its Media Hub collaboration with MarionLIFE Community Services
  • Warradale Community Children’s Centre – Park Holme, for a Kaurna-themed front garden feature.

More information about the City of Marion grant programs is available on the website.

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