Community Grants

The objective of the program is to:

  • Establish a clear and transparent criteria by which financial assistance requests will be assessed and allocations determined  
  • provide a process which allows council to conduct a meaningful and equitable comparison of requests
  • Provide guidelines for the submission of applications and assessment process
  • Inform guarantees of the requirements to acquit their funding

The purpose of the Community Grants Program is to enable council to support local projects and activities put forward by those organisations that offer a significant contribution to community outcomes and goals as provided in the Towards 2030 Community Plan. In doing so, financial assistance is to be provided in a consistent, equitable and transparent manner 


Click here to access the complete policy.

Click here (PDF 261Kb) to download the Acquittal Report 

Click here (PDF 1Mb) to access the application form.

Click here (PDF 145Kb) to download the statement by a supplier.

Successful Projects 2017

Applicant

Project

Amount

BreastScreen Greater Western Transportation of the BreastScreen mobile van from Minto to Rylstone $1,450
Mudgee Lions Club Mudgee Lions Club Plein Air Art Exhibition $168
Mudgee Show Society Mudgee Show $3,000
Rylstone Pony Club Reumbursement of Council hire facility - Rylstone Showground $406
Mudgee Disability Support Service IN-KIND support, reimburse Council hire fees for Mudgee Town Hall Theatre $649
Gulgong Chamber of Commerce Gulgong Town Promotion Officer $10,000
Hargraves/Triamble Pony Club Pony Club Round Yard $1,000
Cooyal Tennis Club Inc Purchase of Defibrillator $2,500
Wenonah Lodge - Gulgong Hostel Association Inc Covered pergola at the back of the kitchen for MOW $1,080
Lake Windamere Under Canvas Camping Lake Windamere Road reconstruction project $4,000
Playgroup NSW National Playgroup week - Community Family Fun Day/Market Day $1,000
Mudgee North-West Division of Sydney Legacy Purchase of Defibrillator $2,495
CWA - Kandos Branch Installation of commerical kitchen $2,000
Gulgong Memorial Hall Committee Gulgong Christmas celebrations $3,000
Kandos Rylstone Men's Shed Inc Rates Reimbursment $991
Hargraves and District Progress Association Fire protection $2,960
Rotary Clubs of Mudgee and Mudgee Sunrise Central West NSW bushfire disaster relief $5,000
Rylstone-Kandos & District volunteer search & rescue organisation Inc Replacing defibrillator batteries $1,485
People Against Violence Committee Staff training, domestic and family violence: understanding the impact on children $3,600
Rylstone Public School Hire of 4 x portable toilets for the annual Cudgegong Primary Zone Cross Country $858
Andrea Holden  Donation towards National Youth Science Forum $1,000

 Successful Projects 2016

Applicant

Project

Amount

Mudgee Lions Club Lions Twilight Market Festival $2,500
Red Hill Environmental Education Installation of raw water service to White Street Gulgong $2,000
Rotary Club of Mudgee Inc and Rotary Club of Mudgee Sunrise Inc Mudgee Showground Carols $7,000
Ilford Public School Music Program $1,000
Rotary Club Mudgee Sunrise Clock Toward Awards $2,000
Mudgee High Centenary 2016 Committee Mudgee High Centenary Celebration $1,000
Mudgee Chamber of Commerce Pink Up Mudgee $5,000
Mudgee Chamber of Commerce Operational expenses  $5,000
1st Mudgee Scout Group Training our Volunteer Leader Program $5,075
Mudgee Baptist Church Youth and Children's Program Support $6,000
Gulgong Show Society Gulgong Show 2017 $5,000
Gulgong High School auspiced - Survivor Skills Survivor Life Skills Program $1,000
Wildlife Carers Network Central West Inc. Network development $2,000
Mudgee Triathlon Club Pool hire fees - IN KIND $2,000
Sport and Recreation Disability Cricket Program - IN KIND $1,232
Henry Lawson Society of NSW Inc Henry Lawson Society Litery Awards Gulgong $1,000
Mudgee PCYC Mudgee PCYC Youth Moto Workshop $2,000
Rotary Club Rylstone and Kandos Annual Christmas Carnival Celebration $3,000
Gulgong Memorial Hall Committee Gulgong Christmas Celebration $3,000