City’s 23/24 Annual Grant Program recipients announced

Published on Friday, 30 June 2023 at 3:47:01 PM

  • 15 community organisations share in $502,091 of grants funding under the City’s
    2023/24 Annual Grant Program.
  • Total amount of $768,041 is now committed to 19 community organisations as part of
    the current program, which includes four existing three-year service agreements.
  •  The program assists individuals, community groups and organisations to apply for
    funding for projects or events that align with the City’s Strategic Community Plan.

The City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder has awarded a total of $502,091 in new grants under the City’s 2023/24 Annual Grant Program (AGP).

Elected members, at Monday night’s Council meeting, resolved to approve the significant amount, which saw 15 successful applicants out of the 19 applications received this year.

This amount is in addition to existing three-year service agreements, which when considered brings the City’s current total AGP funding to $768,041.

Mayor John Bowler said the City was proud to be one of the highest-funding local governments in Western Australia.

“The City’s AGP has a proud history of assisting not-for-profit organisations who make a difference in our community every day.”

“We thank everyone who applied for this year’s program, all are worthy initiatives, events, and services which contribute to the City's quality of life.”

“This year’s successful recipients span across various interest areas and services including, sport, music, youth services, arts and culture initiatives, and First Nations programs,” he said.

“Through this funding, our arts community will see upgrades to theatrical lighting upgrades and technology at the Stage Left Theatre Troupe, singing workshops with the Two Up Two Down Community Choir, building consultancy support for the Goldfields Repertory Club, and master classes with the Kalgoorlie-Boulder Artisan Blacksmiths.”

We’re also proud to support several youth programs including three-year funding for the Zero2Hero Program and the PCYC’s community events and Music Leadership Program.”

“As a Council, we are proud to be in a financial position to provide this substantial funding, which will make a long-standing impact for the future of our residents and the wider community,” he said.

AGP funding has also increased for the annual Goldfields Pride Festival and will support the historic Hannans Club with operational maintenance and future planning.

Several capital works projects have also been supported including accessibility modifications for EPIC’s accommodation facility and a new studio for Tjuma Pulka Media Aboriginal Media Corporation, to be located at Central Regional TAFE’s Kalgoorlie Campus.

Both the Kalgoorlie and Boulder Bowling clubs are also successful funding recipients, with funding also confirmed to continue for the Kalgoorlie-Boulder Urban Landcare Group under a three-year service agreement.

Successful applicants and projects align with the City’s Strategic Community Plan 2020-30.

View all recipients here:

Successful Grant Recipients for 2023-24

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