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Final distribution of Council’s 2018/2019 Sponsorship and Financial Assistance Funds

May 30, 2019

Hilltops Council have presented a variety of community groups and sporting clubs with funding from round two of the 2018/19 Sponsorship and Financial Assistance Funds.

This follows Council’s endorsement of the recommendations of the sponsorship/ financial assistance committee, for the distribution of the funds, as per Council’s budget allocation and policies, at the meeting of Hilltops Council held 17 April 2019.

Hilltops Mayor Brian Ingram thanks these groups for the tireless work they do within the Hilltops community. “Hilltops Council is committed to providing financial assistance to groups in the area to support and grow local events and activities,” he said.

“This not only assists the groups involved, it also helps ensure we maximise the economic and social benefits of such events in a way that benefits the wider community.” He added.

Council received numerous applications for financial assistance and sponsorship in the second round of the 2018/2019 program. These came from a wide cross section of community and sporting groups within the Hilltops Local Government Area.

A total of $30,359.51 has been allocated amongst the following organisations:

Young Combined Hockey Association $3000.00
Young Combined Hockey Association $617.00
Harden Murrumburrah Arts Council $1550.00
Harden Murrumburrah Camera Club $288.00
Boorowa Gun Club Inc $4000.00
Young and District Poultry Club Inc $250.00
Boorowa Wool Harvesting Association $1000.00
Young Motorcycle Club  $4000.00
United Hospital Auxiliary Boorowa $404.51
Joan’s Wish $1000.00
Lambing Flat Branch of Fellowship of Australian Writers $800.00
Harden Murrumburrah Gentle Exercise Groups $600.00
Harden Murrumburrah Arts Council – Handmade in Harden $2500.00
Young Meals on Wheels Inc $1000.00
Local Health Advisory Committee $1800.00
Hilltops Arts Inc $2500.00
Young Hospital Auxiliary $1600.00
Young Junior Cricket $1250.00
Young Tennis Club $2200.00

Council is committed to providing appropriate and equitable financial assistance to the Hilltops community. Council is currently reviewing the Sponsorship and financial assistance policies, prior to the commencement of the 2019/2020 funding program.

The 2019/2020 Programs will open for applications in late July 2019, with application forms for this funding available at Council offices and on Council’s website

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