Wakefield Regional Council

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 Council Grants Programs 

Applications are closed.
What do you want for Wakefield? Our community grants provide funding for innovative projects and activities that foster community development in the areas of arts and culture, community participation or recreation. 

For more information please contact the Community Development Officer on (08) 88620810 or email admin@wrc.sa.gov.au.

Download the Community Grant Guidelines(2950 kb)

 

Community Benefit Grant Program 

The Community Benefit Grant Program will provide funding for up to $5,000 for equipment, materials or resources where applicants can demonstrate that the goods will support the delivery of services or programs within the Wakefield Regional Council area.

Thank you for submitting your grant applications for the 2019/20 Wakefield Regional Council Community Benefit Program, please find the successful grant applications below.

Successful Applicants

Project Name

Funds ex gst

Hocky’s Community Men’s Shed

Update dust extraction/shed/benches

$3,284.50

Brinkworth Recreation Ground

New Ride - On Mower

$5,000

Balaklava Museum

Vinyl Floor Covering for Visitor Centre

$2,511.82

Avon Art & Craft Guild Inc.

New Fridge Freezer

$879.00

The Scouts Association of Australia
- SA Branch- Balaklava Scout Group

Lights Up

$700.00

Avon District Hall Inc.

Water Tank

$1,940

Hamley Bridge Bowls Club

R/C Airconditioners

$3,100

Port Wakefield CFS Cadets

Equipping Cadets with approved Fire Fighter Boots

$4,764.25

Lions Club of Balaklava District Inc.

Protection Volunteer Health Safety

$1,700

Balaklava Area Committee

Showcasing our Town History

$5136.82

Brinkworth History Group

Install White Ant Traps around the Brinkworth Museum

$2105.40

Balaklava Golf Club Inc.

Install Smart TV and portable PA System

$2,000

Blyth Management Committee Inc.

Funding for Responsible Service of Alcohol Courses

$1,090.91

Hart Field-Site Group Inc (Hart)

HART microphone / speaker system upgrade

$2,149.55

 

Community Water Scheme Grant Program 

The Community Water Scheme Grant Program will provide funding for up to $2,500 for watering of grassed playing surfaces (bowling greens, ovals etc.) and up to $5,000 for water expenses for the Balaklava, Owen and Hamley Bridge swimming pools. 

Thank you for submitting your grant applications for the 2019/20 Wakefield Regional Council Community Water Scheme, please find the successful grant applications below.

2019-20 Wakefield Regional Council Community Water Program

Applicant Successful

Green Space

Amount Endorsed

Balaklava Swimming Pool

Swimming Pool

$2,644

Owen Bowling Club

Bowling Green

$1,680

Port Wakefield Bowling Club

Bowling Green

$2,500

Balaklava Bowling Club

Bowling Green

$2,500

Blyth Bowling Club

Bowling Green

$1,000

Brinkworth Recreation Ground

Oval

$2,500

Hamley Bridge Bowling Club

Bowling Green

$2,500

Lochiel Progress Association Inc

Oval

$2,500

Balaklava Golf Club

Golf Course

$880

Owen Amateur Swimming Club

Swimming Pool

$3,000

Blyth Tennis Club Inc

Lawn Tennis Courts

$450

 
Community Infrastructure Grant Program
Up to $25,000 can be sourced for the planning, development and maintenance of community infrastructure facilities that meet the current and future needs of the Wakefield Regional Council community. 

Thank you for submitting your grant applications for the 2019/20 Wakefield Regional Council Community Infrastructure Program, please find the successful grant applications below.

2019-20 Wakefield Regional Council Community Infrastructure Program

Successful Applicant

Project Title

Funds ex gst

Brinkworth Koolunga Cricket Club

Brinkworth Oval Cricket Net Upgrade

$8,000

Blyth Regional Cinema Inc.

More seats, More films, More people

$9,090

Balaklava Museum Inc.

Centenary Hall Salt Damp Repairs

$1,220

Avon District Hall Inc.

Fascia Boards Repairs

$8,540

Avon Art & Craft Guild Inc.

White Ants

$1,378

Balaklava Town Hall

Front of Hall Streetscape

$11,909

Balaklava Courthouse Gallery Inc.

Balaklava Courthouse Gallery Grounds Upgrade Stage 2

$4,000

Blyth Community Hall

BI-fold Doors for Annex/Main Hall area

$19,247

Balaklava Community Children's Centre Inc.

All weather shelter

$13,636

Brinkworth Management Committee Inc.

Restoration & Upgrade of Brinkworth Recreation Courts

$20,000

Balaklava Bowling Club

Roof Replacement & Kitchen Upgrade

$13,500

Owen Community Centre

Sails over Lindsay Park Playground

$15,000

Enthos Inc.

Enthos Community Centre

$13,400

 

 
 
All enquiries and applications should be addressed to:

Community Development Officer
Wakefield Regional Council
PO Box 167
BALAKLAVA SA 5461
admin@wrc.sa.gov.au
08 8862 0800

Wakefield Regional Council 2018 Grant Winners Announced

 


 

 

Drought Communities Programme

The Council has applied for the maximum $1million in grant funding through the Australian Government's Drought Communities Programme, which supports communities impacted by drought by funding local community infrastructure and other drought relief projects. 

Five applications(188 kb) were submitted, which together comprise 24 exciting community projects and initiatives. The five projects are:

  1. Sustainable Region
  2. Community Wellbeing
  3. Road Access Improvements for Farm Machinery and Heavy Vehicles
  4. Heart of the Community
  5. DCP Project Manager

All projects must be completed by 30 June 2019.

Breaking News! Wakefield Regional Council has been successful in receiving funding for three of the five projects it applied for.

 


 

 

 

Other Grants Programs and Helpful Links

GrantConnect - the Australian Government's centralised publication of forecast and current grant opportunities and grants awarded.

Regional Development Australia Yorke and Mid North  works in partnership with business owners and community members to provide the hands-on support, resources and personalised advice required to succeed.

GRANTassist  - information on South Australian Government grants and assistance.

Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal  is the only national organisation offering small, discretionary funds to small regional communities across Australia. 

The .id Grant Application Guide  - our friends at .id (informed decisions) are both experts in their field and super-users of the free demographic and economic profiling tools that are built by .id and made freely available by subscribing organisations like RDA Yorke and Mid North. This free step-by-step guide will help you to build a strong application.

National Organisation for Private Grant-Making Trusts and Foundations

The Our Community Group provides advice, connections, training and easy-to-use tech tools for people and organisations working to build stronger communities.

 

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