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Community Grants Funding Program recipients

The Community Grants Funding Program offers annual grants schemes to incorporated, not-for-profit community groups on an annual basis. 

View the recipients of our 2020/21 Grant Funding Program below:

Community Development Grants - 2020-21

Organisation   Project Amount allocated 

Maroondah Interfaith Network

Building Community – Seminar Series

$3,000.00

Life Saving Victoria

Virtual Reality & 'Sink or Swim' Aquatic Safety & Survival Programs for Youth

$4,742.00

Maroondah Toy Library

New Large Sensory-Friendly Toys

$3,600.00

PINEMONT PRESCHOOL ASSOCIATION INC

Gross Motor Activity Play

$3,200.00

The Babes Project

Birth and Baby Packs for at-risk families

$4,600.00

Croydon Historical Society Inc

WW2 Veterans from Croydon and District Saluting your service

$5,000.00

Maroondah Symphony Orchestra Inc

Purchase of sheet music for the Orchestra

$1,925.00

Maroondah Voice

Website Development for Maroondah Voice

$3,490.00

Neighbourhood Connect

Let's Get Neighbourly, Maroondah!

$4,990.00

Ringwood Ballet Group Inc.

Cinderella - Matinee Performance for the Community

$3,280.00

Ringwood Highland Games Inc

Dance stages, Folk Tent, Traffic Management & Stage & Equipment hire

$2,500.00

3rd Croydon Scout Group

2020 Accessibility, Group Events, & Equipment Program

$5,000.00

All Stars Choir Inc

All Stars Choir Funding Request

$500.00

Croydon Stroke Support Group

Weekly rent

$980.00

iDareU Ltd

Creating a World of Opportunity Through Technology

$2,764.00

Inclusive Music Theatre Inc.

Maintaining Rehearsal Space for All Ability Performers

$1,944.00

Oscars100

Oscars100 All Abilities Community Run Club

$3,450.00

Ringwood Prostate Cancer Support Group

RPCSG rent funding

$740.00

St Vincent de Paul Society, Croydon Conference

Vinnies at home assistance

$5,000.00

St Vincent de Paul Society Inc

Education is a basic human right

$3,500.00

Stroke a Chord Choir  Celebrate  $2,050.00 
Wellways Australia Limited  Improved access to healthcare for rough sleepers  $5,000.00 
Greek Elderly Citizens of Maroondah  Annual Group Activity Project  $3,500.00
Maroondah Italian Senior Citizens Club  Italian Maroondah Senior Citizens Community Building Project  $3,500.00 
Eastern All-abilities Netball Incorporated Eastern All-abilities Netball $2,420.00 
Norwood Sporting Club SALT (Sport And Life Training) sessions and Learning-In- Practice Activities to integrate our Juniors in the community $4,600.00
 
Parkrun Inc (T/A parkrun Australia)  Parkrun for Maroondah  $5,000.00 
Ringwood Spiders All-abilities Sports Club  Ringwood Spiders All-abilities Sports Club  $4,085.00
Ringwood Spiders All-abilities Sports Club Ringwood Spiders All-abilities Sports Club  $4,085.00 
Victorian Electric Wheelchair Sports Association Hire of Basketball Court  $2,838.00 
Croydon Community School
Aquahub Empowerment Program  $3,131.00 
Outer Eastern Local Learning and Employment Network (OELLEN)  Careers for Youth Forum  $5,000.00 
SYC / HYPA  CareFactor  $3,000.00 
The MISFIT Project  Pop Culture Conversation Club Online Platform  $2,242.00 

Small equipment grants - 2020/21

Organisation

Project

Amount allocated

Red Caps Golf Incorporated.

Continuation of Printing Services for Non-Computer Literate Members.

$500.00

Vocal Vibes Chorus

Vocal Coaching

$750.00

East Ringwood Football Club

Purchase of printer and editing software to help the club produce our own promotional materials

$750.00

Tarralla Kindergarten Association Incorporated

Purchase of iPad

$626.00

Maroondah Preschool

Printing

$750.00

Family Access Network

Peer Leadership Program

$716.00

Nth Ringwood Community Children's Centre Inc

New Kitchen Fridge for NRCCC

$750.00

St Johns Kindergarten

Prams for play

$638.00

Lipscombe Park kindergarten

Distance learning

$750.00

Maroondah Volleyball

Maroondah Volleyball State League Program

$750.00

Glen Park Community Centre Inc

Community pantry resources

$750.00

Emergency relief grants - 2020-21

Organisation

Project

Amount allocated

New Community Ringwood

New Community Meals

$5,000.00

CHBC Links Inc

Winter Shelter

$4,750.00

North Ringwood Care

North Ringwood care - Emergency Relief and Support

$3,500.00

ADRA Vive Cafe

COVID-19 RESPONSE

$5,000.00

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Ringwood

Good Shepherd Community Meal Project

$3,000.00

Hope City Mission Inc

Emergency Relief Central HUB (Stairway to hope)

$5,000.00

The Freedom Initiative Incorporated

Feed Maroondah

$4,404.00

  • Australia Chin Community (Eastern Melbourne) Inc. 
    Night English Language Program for seniors 
    $2,500

  • Crossway Baptist Church 
    Venue hire for conversational english classes for Chinese community
    $2,000

  • Sharing Hope Ltd 
    Youth Leadership capacity building for Karen and Australian born youth. and policy development 
    $2,000

  • South Sudanese Christian Welfare Association (Maroondah Southern Sudanese Association)
    Website development and settlement support
    $1,500

  • Migrant Information Centre (Eastern Melbourne)
    Cool Kids and Rainbows Program 
    $2,500 

  • Heathmont East Preschool 
    Heathmont East Preschool 50 Years Celebration 
    $2,000 

  • Maroondah Toy Library 
    New sensory-friendly toys 
    $2,250 

  • North Ringwood Pre-School 
    Bush Kinder, wet weather provisions
    $1,500 

  • Brentwood Park Kindergarten
    Creating Connections - collaborative art project 
    $1,000 

  • Great Ryrie Primary School 
    Showcase garden of  Maroondah indigenous plants 
    $1,000 

  • CHBC 
    Links winter shelter 
    $4,650 

  • Ringwood Ballet Group Inc. 
    Coppelia free matinee performance 
    $2,790 

  • Maroondah Interfaith Network (MIN)
    Harmony day seminars 
    $2,000 

  • Ringwood Highland Games Inc (RHG) 
    Community event celebrating Scottish culture and heritage
    $1,500 

  • Opus Twenty One (Eastern Suburbs Community) Big Band Incorporated 
    Big Band By The Lake concert series 
    $1,000 

  • Maroondah Movement for Reconciliation Inc 
    The future and Aboriginal culture forum 
    $1,000 

  • Mullum Mullum Indigenous Gathering Place Inc 
    Harmony Day event
    $750 

  • Spectrum Journeys Inc 
    Carers and Educators Autism Conference 
    $1,000 

  • Wellways Australia 
    Pathways to home - homeless outreach program
    $2,700 

  • Elisha Care Inc 
    Computer purchase 
    $3,976 

  • Heaven's Joy Australia Incorporated 
    Retreats offering support 
    $2,500 

  • Zion House for Women 
    Shine Program - Empowering Women 
    $2,000 

  • Eastern Regional Access Television Incorporated 
    Venue Hire 
    $1,680 

  • Croydon Hills Community Men's Shed
    Equipment purchase 
    $500 

  • Ringwood Community Church 
    Community meals project 
    $1,000 

  • Ringwood Prostate Cancer Support Group Inc. (RPCSG) 
    Venue hire 
    $741 

  • Ringwood Spiders all-abilities sports club
    Venue hire 
    $4,522 

  • Victorian Electric Wheelchair Sports Association 
    Venue hire 
    $2,970 

  • Inclusive Music Theatre Inc. 
    Venue hire 
    $2,236 

  • All Stars Choir Inc 
    Equipment purchase 
    $1,000

  • Stroke a Chord Choir 
    Venue hire, annual concert costs 
    $2,130 

  • iDareU Limited 
    Carer "Me" Day 
    $1,864 

  • Croydon Stroke Support group 
    Venue hire 
    $980 

  • North Ringwood Care 
    Perishable foods and youth support projects 
    $3,500

  • Croydon Uniting Church Helping Hand 
    Emergency food relief and vouchers
    $5,000

  • Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Ringwood 
    Community meals service 
    $3,900

  • St Vincent de Paul Society Victoria Inc. 
    Educational costs support 
    $5,000

  • The Dining Room Mission Inc 
    Community meals service 
    $3,000

  • TLC Support Inc. 
    Emergency food relief 
    $2,769

  • The Freedom Initiative Incorporated 
    Refridgeration for emergency food relief 
    $3,910

  • Glen Park Community Centre Inc 
    Community meals service 
    $2,200

  • Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Ringwood North 
    Home visiting for emergency releif and support 
    $5,000

  • St Vincent de Paul Society - Croydon Conference 
    Home visiting for emergency relief and support 
    $5,000

  • Hope City Mission Inc. 
    'Seasons of Hope' emergency relief community garden
    $4,500

  • Sport & Life Training Ltd (SALT) 
    Mental health and life skills training sessions 
    $5,000 

  • Eastern Sirens Synchronized Swimming Club Inc. 
    Trial program for men 
    $500 

  • Clocktower Community Club Inc 
    Social services of seniors 
    $600 

  • Maroondah Italian Senior Citizens Club 
    Italian seniors community building project 
    $1,000 

  • Greek Elderly Citizens Club of Maroondah 
    Greek seniors social activity program 
    $1,000

  • Eastern Ranges Retirees Inc. 
    Venue Hire at Federation Estate 
    $900 

  • Ringwood Secondary College 
    Bounce into Mental Health Carnival 
    $1,500 

  • Mountain District Learning Centre 
    'The Cottage program' at Evs for Maroondah young people
    $1,830

  • Arrabri Community House Inc.
    Replacement fridge for portable facility
    $377
  • U3A Ringwood Inc
    Offset printing costs
    $480
  • St John's Kindergarten
    Outdoor plants for verandah nature zone
    $400
  • Croydon Ranges Football Club
    'Home Uniforms' for Burmese refugee soccer program
    $500
  • 7th Ringwood Scout Group
    Replacement seating
    $500
  • Ellie V Pullin Preschool
    Children's sports equipment
    $446
  • Red Caps Golf Incorporated
    Printing services
    $500
  • Victorian Masters Athletics Inc.(Croydon Venue)
    Update field equipment
    $300
  • Arrabri Kindergarten
    Garden maintenance equipment
    $500
  • The Skylarkers Inc
    Venue hire
    $300
  • 3rd Ringwood East Scout Group
    Laser printer and toner cartridge
    $450
  • Croydon North Kindergarten
    Disability accessible adjustable table
    $450
  • German Shepherd Dog Club of Victoria - Eastern Branch
    Lap top, scanner, photocopier costs
    $300
  • First Friends of Dandenong Creek
    Venue hire, website hosting , general admin
    $400
  • Ringwood East Senior Citizens INC
    Light weight wheel chair
    $500
  • Croydon North Cricket Club
    Promotional banners
    $495
  • Maroondah Pre-School
    Printing costs
    $500
  • Vedanta Centre
    Laptop purchase
    $500
  • Croydon Junior Football Club
    Sporting equipment
    $500
  • Central Ringwood Community Centre
    Maroondah Community Houses - promotional banners
    $500
15/08/2019
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