$89,785 for local organisations in Greenslopes
The 101st round of the Palaszczuk Government’s Gambling Community Benefit Fund has delivered $89,785 to sporting and community groups across Greenslopes – everything from Brisbane Metro Touch to Nursery Road State Special School.
As part of the grants program, Queensland’s biggest one-off grants program which delivers up to $55 million in funding each year, funding awarded to a sports club, kindergartens, a special school P&C and non-for profit that supports people with MND and their families.
Member for Greenslopes Joe Kelly said these groups will be able to grow and increase their capacity to provide their services.
“The really big winner was the Nursery Road State Special School with its local P & C receiving $35,000 to install a playground with a ramp,” Mr Kelly said.
Nursery Road State Special School Principal Shauna St. George said that this funding will ensure access to play activities and spaces is inclusive of all students at the school.
“The playground equipment purchased from this grant will provide young students with significant mobility and sensory issues with fun and engaging play opportunities, which is an important part of anyone’s education.”
Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Yvette D’Ath said the Gambling Community Benefit Fund delivers grants for worthwhile projects from $500 to $35,000 with applications now open to community-based, not-for-profit organisations.
“If your community-based organisation has a project in mind, the Gambling Community Benefit Fund wants to hear about it.”
Applications for round 103 close on October 31.
For more information or to apply for a Gambling Community Benefit Fund grant, visit http://www.justice.qld.gov.au/grants