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2015 Grant Recipients

The 2015 Grant Recipients have been chosen from 66 project applications requesting more than $295,800 in grants from across the South West. This year, $144,780 has been awarded to 38 projects including 8 projects chosen by the Isobel and David Jones Family Foundation and 4 projects chosen to receive funds donated to South West Community Foundation by Deakin University.

The 2015 Grant Recipients are:

South West Community Foundation Public and Open Funds

$1,500  Leadership Great South Coast

for Leadership Great South Coast Scholarship

$5,000 Advance Camperdown Incorporated  

for Dream, Play, Live – Camperdown Apex Park – A Community Vision

$2,365 Cavendish Townscape Association Inc.

for Enabling Disabled

$1,500 Hamilton Institute of Rural Learn

for ‘Small Things’ Exhibition

$1,700 Hamilton Wool and Craft Guild Inc.

for Hamilton Wool and Craft Teching Up

$5,000 Warrnambool City Council, Fun4Kids Festival,

for The Book Nook

$1,000 Hampden Specialist School 

for  Therapy Foam Equipment

$5,000 Cooinda Terang Inc.

for The Cottage Kiln

$23,065 Sub Total  

Deakin University Donation

$2,000 Hampden Specialist School

for Therapy Foam Equipment

$3,700 Portland Toy Library Inc.

for Toys For All

$3,300 Western District Health Service

for ‘Four Funerals in One Day’

$5,000 South West Local Learning and Employment Network

for Brauer College Nurturing Secondary School Pilot

$14,000 Sub Total

South West Community Foundation Koroit and District Sub Fund

$2,478 Friends of St Brigid’s Association Inc.

For Stage Curtains for Crossley

$4,000 Koroit & District Historical society Inc.

for Forgotten Faces – Untold Stories

$5,000 Koroit & District Pre-School Association Inc.

for The Jacaranda Meeting Place

$4,500 Koroit & District Primary school

for The Nurture Nest

$2,500 Koroit Irish festival

for Sing a Song for Koroit

$5,000 Lions Club of Koroit Inc.

for Koroit Station Children’s playground project

$2,070 Moyne Shire Council

for Community Education & Training Area for Horses and Dogs in Koroit

$5,000 Port Fairy to Warrnambool Rail Trail Committee Inc.

for Shelter on the Trail

$4,661 Woolsthorpe Mechanics Institute

for Air Conditioner 2015

$5,000 Moyne Health Services

for Spring Park Fair – Health & Well Being Day

$5,000 Hawkesdale & District Pre-school

for Learning to Read is Igniting an Everlasting Fire

$2,100 Wyndham Community Arts Alliance Inc.

for Behind Tower Hill

$660 Koroit Playgroup auspiced by Playgroup Victoria

for Koroit Play Group Swing Rescue

$47,969 Sub Total

South West Community Foundation Colac Region Sub Fund

$3,500 Colac Otway Shire          

For Rock Across The Ages

$4,925 Colac Players Inc. auspiced by Colac Otway Performing Arts and Cultural Centre

For Inheritance – Rural Issues on Stage

$1,450 Colac Woodturners and Woodcrafters Guild Inc.             

For Colac Otway Wood Design Exhibition 2015

$1,500 Leadership Great South Coast   

For Leadership Great South Coast Scholarship (Colac)

$300 Eurack Recreation Centre Committee       

For Eurack Avenue of Honour

$1,000 Colac Area Health           

For Four Funerals in One Day!

$2,949.50 South West Do Care Inc.

For Defib Do Care!

$15,624.50 Sub Total   

The Isobel and David Jones Family Foundation

$2,200 Port Fairy Community Group Inc. auspiced by Moyne Health Services              

For Learning Garden

$5,000 Port Fairy Heritage Boats Inc. auspiced by Moyne Health Services             

For Port Fairy Traditional Whaleboat

$5,000 F Project auspiced by Warrnambool Art Gallery

For Mural and Practice Wall

$6,500 Warrnambool Community Garden Inc. auspiced by Brophy Family and Youth Services

For Community Garden Quarry Transformation

$5,000 Life Be In It. Australia Limited    

For Arts on Track Program

$7,500 Life Be In It. Australia Limited    

For Loving Opera – Theatre Within Reach

$1,881 Realise Enterprises Inc. 

For Expansion of ‘The Tasty Plate’ website

$11,040 Justice Connect             

For DGR Training for Not-For-Profit Organisations

$44,121 Sub Total