Moreton Bay Regional Council’s Community Grants Program is offered in two rounds each year. It is comprised of six grant categories that aim to develop and support organisations and individuals to positively contribute to the region’s community wellbeing, environmental sustainability, economic prosperity and cultural life. Applications for the first round of the 2018-19 opened on the 1st July 2018.
From the second round of the 2017/2018 program community groups from the Hills District and Samford will share in more than $66,000.
A few of the recipients include:-
Pine Hills Lightening Baseball Club Inc. – Over $11,000
To resize the home run fence to create a new tee ball field.
Scout Association of Australia Queensland Branch Inc. – McDowall Bunya Scout Group – $15,000
To install air-conditioning and solar panels among other electrical upgrades to improve functionality for the local group.
Samford and District Show Society Inc. – Over $12,000
To replace the showgrounds’ timber seating and preserve the old timber
Samford and District Bowls Club Inc. – Over $15,000
For office refurbishment including new shelving, replacing an existing window among other improvements.
Community groups and individuals are encouraged to apply for the next round of the Community Grants Program. For more information or to apply visit www.moretonbay.qld.gov.au/grants