Bega Valley Volunteer Groups Deserving Federal Grant Recipients | Bega District News


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Eden-Monaro MP Kristy McBain met with community groups in Eden, Pambula and Bega last week to thank them for their hard work and provide them with much-needed grants. Ms McBain said it was a pleasure to meet the deserving recipients of the 2021 Volunteer Grants. various restrictions have made it nearly impossible for our volunteers to hold their regular fundraisers,” she said. “Despite this, our volunteers continue to show up and dedicate their time to our communities. These grants are intended to make life a little easier for our volunteers, with the money going towards valuable and useful equipment such as cash registers, computers laptops, marquees and projectors Ms. McBain provided $5,000 to Eden Community Access Center, $2,000 to Panboola, $5,000 to Women’s Resource Center, $2,500 to Sapphire Community Pantry, $2,500 to Bega Valley Meals on Wheels, $2,800 to Quaama Men’s Shed and $2,000 to Bega Angledale Cricket Club Many community groups, organizations and businesses rely on grants to get by With so many grants, it can be hard to know where to look Eden-Monaro MLA Kirsty McBain said that’s why she compiles a grants newsletter every few months – and the February edition is now available. s details on over 220 grants and funding rounds from local government, New South Wales Government, Australian Government and includes p private and philanthropic grants. “I have seen first hand the positive impact of grants on our communities and I want to ensure that grant funding continues to flow into the Bega Valley. Grant funding is especially important as we continue to coping with the impacts of bushfires, flooding and the COVID-19 pandemic,” Ms McBain said. “Grants available include assistance from the New South Wales government following recent flooding and storms. Primary producers and small businesses can also access disaster relief loans, natural disaster relief transportation grant, and various ongoing natural disaster recovery grants. “With the start of a new student year, there are also a number of scholarships in support of schoolchildren and continuing students.” As new grant opportunities and funding cycles will be available, I will highlight them in future newsletters.” Ms. McBain’s latest grants newsletter is now available on her website, click here “As always, my office is here to help you find the support you need. Please email me at [email protected] or call my Bega office on 6492 0542 and we will do our best to help.”




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