Shire of Murray grants 12 of 15 applications for community assistance funding

Shire of Murray grants 12 of 15 applications for community assistance funding

TWELVE of 15 applications for funding from the Shire of Murray’s 2017-18 Community Assistance Partnership have been granted funding by the council although in most cases they received half or a percentage of the original application.

Three applications were rejected.

Funding was granted to Austin Cove Community Church ($449 for a term 1 play group), Coolup Land Conservation District Committee ($3000 for a vegetation survey and mapping across Lake McLarty), Coolup Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade ($1200 for cadet uniforms), Dwellingup Primary School ($1500 for Dwellingup Pumpkin Festival in March), Dwellingup Forest Heritage Centre ($1000 for a strategic master plan for nature-based ecotourism), $2000 for the Friends of Edenvale Garden Day in October), Pinjarra District Arts and Craft Society ($750 for the Pinjarra Craft and Curios Fair in March), Murray Districts Historical Society ($379 for office equipment), North Pinjarra Progress Association ($300 for Derby Day in April), Paddle WA ($1500 for Pinjarra Peel Paddle in June), Pinjarra Community Garden ($800 for Music on the Murray in April), and Pinjarra Girl Guides ( $600 for a camp at Dwellingup).

Applications by Austin Cove Baptist College for $1250 for an open day and community fair, Murray Eventing for $3000 for a cross country and jump ID trailer and Murray Districts Rangers Soccer Club were rejected.

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