Fund recipients for 2017

Our Fund energises the community by providing a helping hand to grassroots organisations.

Congratulations to the following successful recipients!

Successful applicantsProject summary
Bribie Island State SchoolTo provide funding for a Choral Riser music program.
Burpengary State SchoolA kitchen refurbishment to support the school's healthy and sustainable eating program.
Lawnton State SchoolTo provide funding for a musical instrument program.
Melanoma Patients AssociationSupport for the Association’s volunteers to attend an October 2017 conference which discusses innovative and cutting edge patient care and techniques. This will provide invaluable knowledge for supporting cancer patients.
Mooloolaba Primary School OSHCTo create and maintain a sustainable vegetable garden to educate students about sustainable food practice.
Norman Park State SchoolTo create and maintain a sustainable vegetable garden to educate students about sustainable food practice.
One Care Plus Community Support AgencyA kitchen upgrade which provides vital community support and meals to the elderly and disabled in the Gold Coast region.
Ormeau Scout Group

Meter box shift and upgrade including addition of safety switches and additional circuits to assist other users of the site. Upgrade of exterior lighting from incandescent Par38 lamps to LED flood lights as well as increasing lit area to ensure safety and usability of whole site.

The contribution represents a portion of requested amount.

Queensland Trust for Nature

To provide funding to re-vegetate Spring Creek (south west of Ipswich) for koala habitat and a wildlife corridor for other species. Funding will also support a volunteer tree-planting day to plant koala habitat trees along the creek and a field day for local landholders.

The contribution represents a percentage of requested amount.

Rivermount College, Yatala and North East Albert Landcare

This project aims to restore specific parts of the riparian area adjacent to the Albert River contained within Rivermount College. This area has been the focus of environmental activities throughout the past two years and has been greatly impacted by Cyclone Debbie.

The contribution represents 50% of requested amount.

Riverview Community Centre

To provide office equipment for the Ipswich located community centre. The centre caters for 1,200 households in the local area and supports indigenous people, CALD communities, Carers, children, families, people with disabilities, seniors, unemployed and isolated people.

The contribution represents a percentage of requested amount.

SunCoast Hinterland Softball Association, MooloolahTo provide funding to install a remote lighting control system.The system will teach sustainable energy use.
Suncoast Spinners TrailerTo purchase a trailer for the wheelchair basketball team for transportation to games and also their community awareness program teaching high school students about the life of those with disabilities across the Sunshine Coast region.