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