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Grants for 14 organisations

By Robert Muir

Fourteen organisations throughout the Federation Council area will share in the overall $28,779 worth of Community Grants Program Round Two.

The highest allowable was sought by the Mulwala-based Riverine Plains for a Farm Ag Data System and it is to receive that amount, being $3,000.

It’s hats off to Urana Arts with $2,500 for the Hats off to Freddie Fox Exhibition. Oaklands Central School P & C will receive $2,000 for their Children’s Christmas Party.

Howlong Cricket Club’s proposal for $2,496 to purchase three iPads to assist in training, match results and administration was largely met via funding of $2,300.

Howlong Men’s Shed is to receive $2,000 towards decorating the town at Christmas time.

Corowa Athletics Club will receive $2,700 to purchase a storage container for new materials.

Corowa Pony Club’s plan to have 15 sets of jump wings is now possible with $2,300 towards its costs.

An amount of $1,000 as sought by Corowa Soccer Club, for material for games, was approved. 

A car/bike show shine will be big by Corowa and District Car Club with a $1,700 grant towards its estimated $3,000 event.

Corowa Business Chamber’s decorations for a big Christmas Tree will receive a boost with $2,000 towards the overall cost. 

A documentary film by Corowa Community Gardens/RDS is now to proceed with funding of $1,030.

Corowa District Historical Society’s wish for $649 to replace its printer/photocopier and to purchase additional stackable chairs was met. 

Mulwala was successful with two grants towards overall project costs at Tunzafun and for interpretative signs.