Mundaring Sporting Club president Jon Doncon and committee member Sue Summers.

Mundaring community groups receive grants

Community groups interested in applying for a grant can visit the community grants page on the shire’s website.
May 9, 2024

A TOTAL of 19 community groups have been awarded a Shire of Mundaring community grant totalling $59,640 to support a variety of valuable community driven initiatives across the shire.

Among the grants, three community events and 13 matching grants were awarded to the value of $28,089.

The Mundaring Sporting Club was awarded $2000 to procure tee area materials and disc golf tee pad signs.

The materials will be used as part of their project to upgrade the disc golf course from one to two 18-hole courses ahead of hosting the World Flying Disc Federation World Team Disc Golf Championship in November.

Disc golf committee member Sue Summers said to host the championships later this year, the event required a minimum of two 18-hole courses.

“We are very grateful for the shire awarding us the funds to help make this championship come to fruition.

“The upgrade will uplift Mundaring Sporting Club’s profile in ‘disc golf’ and enable us to hold events that meet the growing needs of the community, as well as benefit high performance ‘disc golf’ athletes who are looking for training facilities in Perth.”

A $2500 annual milestone event grant was awarded to Mount Helena Junior Football Club to celebrate their 60th anniversary, whilst Wheels Inc received a $3000 InspireArts community creativity and cultural fund grant for a community art project, while the Darlington Sports and Recreation Association also received $3000 for costs associated with production of a community led film about Darlington.
Roar Inc secured a $23,051 youth engagement partnership fund grant for their ‘fast fit roar’ program.

Deputy shire president Trish Cook said she was looking forward to seeing the impact the grants would have across community groups in the shire.

“We have amazing, active, volunteer, community groups which are a credit to our shire,” she said.

“Council appreciates and supports our community groups to achieve their goals and contribute to our long-term community strength and resilience.

“Thank you to all the volunteers and congratulations to the community groups who applied and received a grant in this round.”

Community groups interested in applying for a grant can visit the community grants page on the shire’s website.

Matching and event grant recipients:
Glen Forrest Sports Club, GidgeHills Scout Group, First Friends Playgroup, Mount Helena Junior Football Club, The Hills Choir, Eastern Hills Community Kindergarten and Playgroup, Glen Forrest Community Kindergarten, Parkerville Playgroup, Mundaring Netball Club, Mundaring Sporting Club, Hills Rangers Football Club, Darlington Scout Group, Swan Districts Junior Football Umpire Assoc, Hills Lions Basketball Club, Perth Hills Junior Cricket Club and Mundaring Toy Library.

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