Fifty-seven Community Groups Share in $248,000 in TRC Grants

funding windfalls from TRC

Fifty-seven Community Groups Share in $248,000 in TRC Grants

Fifty-seven community groups across the Toowoomba Region can plan future projects thanks to funding windfalls from Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC).

This week’s April Ordinary Meeting of Council approved Community Grant Program funding of almost $248,000 to the successful applicants.

TRC Environment and Community Committee chair Cr Geoff McDonald said Council’s grant program covered applications for the Sport and Recreation, Event Support, Community Economic Development, Community Support, Environment and the Cultural and Arts Support grants.

Grants in the current funding round (round two 2017/18) will be allocated as follows:

Sport and Recreation: nine successful applications totalling $123,558;

Event Support: 19 successful applications totalling $48,775;

Community Support: 15 successful applications totalling $23,886;

Environment: six successful applications totalling $26,179;

Cultural and Arts: five successful applications totalling $10,565

Community Economic Development: three successful applications totalling $15,000.

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