Media Release - Community Grants Announced
on Friday, 22 November 2019. Media Release -Community Grants Program
Riverina Water’s inaugural Community Grants Program has awarded almost $390,000 in funding toprojects and initiatives across the region.
The new grants program was open to individuals, community groups and organisations across thefour Local Government Areas that Riverina Water services – Federation, Greater Hume, Lockhartand Wagga Wagga.Successful projects ranged from a movie projector for Morundah to a water tower mural atMilbrulong. A total of $389,867 in funding flowed to 42 grassroots projects across three categories –Community Projects and Facilities, Arts and Culture; and Water Conservation.
“This is a new initiative Riverina Water is trialling for two years as another way to give back to thecommunities in our service area,” Riverina Water Chair, Councillor Greg Verdon, said.“The Community Grants Program allows Riverina Water to fund a diverse range of projects thatwill benefit our residents for many years to come.