Community Grants program 2019

2019 received 17 applications totalling over $55,000 of funding requested, delivering $20,000 to 8 successful community groups, assisting with funding for larger works and enabling others to complete their entire projects.

Applicant‌ Project
Nhill Historical Society Newspaper Scanning Project
CFA Lowan Group Real Time Messaging
Winiam Hall Winiam Hall Repairs
Nhill Fire Brigade Remote Access Lighting
Nhill A & P Society Freestanding Tables & Benches
Gerang Gerang Fire Brigade Brigade Operational Support - Purchase of Protek 361 Branch & cleaning equipment
SES - Nhill Unit Training Room Cupboards and Bench upgrades
Piggery Lane Players Piggery Lane Players 50th Anniversary Bonanza

Community Grants program 2018

10 Successful applicants shared in $20,000 this year, with 16 applications received from local community groups.

With a maximum $5,000 limit available, an excellent spread of funding was delivered across the community.

Community Grants Program 2015 – 2016 – 2017

During 2015 & 2016, Kiata Wind Farm made available 4 $1,000 grants each year, available to suitable community groups as part of the initial stage of construction. The 2017 program was expanded to the full $20,000 as the site began to operate. 21 applications were received, and 10 successful applicants selected to receive funding from across the region.