Delighted dozen share in more than $18,000 of grant funding

Published on 05 September 2022

Mayor Ross Ebbels and Cr Donnie Grigau with representatives from the Queenscliff Football Netball Club at the 2022-23 Community Grants presentation night

Twelve local community groups and organisations from across Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale have been awarded a combined $18,611 in grant funding as part of the Borough of Queenscliffe's 2022–23 community grants program.

The grant recommendations were announced at a presentation evening held at the Queenscliff Town Hall last Wednesday, where Queenscliffe Mayor Ross Ebbels and Cr Donnie Grigau delivered the good news to a grateful crowd of attendees.

The full list of successful grant recipients is as follows:

  • Queenscliffe Coast Guard – $1,091 for hand held spotlights for their rescue vessel 

  • Combined Probus Club of Queenscliffe – $500 for their ‘Rugmakers’ craft group 

  • Queenscliff Lonsdale Yacht Club – $2,000 for sailing dinghy equipment 

  • Queenscliff Football Netball Club – $2,000 for a cricket pitch cover 

  • Queenscliffe Maritime Museum – $1,369 for the safety and protection of artifacts 

  • Uniting Queenscliff – $650 for the men’s cooking night monthly community meal 

  • Queenscliffe Neighbourhood House – $2,000 for the gallery 10-year celebrations 

  • Swan Bay Environment Association – $1,512 for plant propagation tables 

  • Queenscliffe Climate Action Group – $2,000 for an energy efficiency audit program 

  • Point Lonsdale Primary School – $1,989 for the ‘Nippers in School’ program 

  • Queenscliff Lighthouse Theatre Group – $2,000 for their 21st birthday celebrations 

  • Queenscliffe Historical Museum – $1,500 for a touch-screen display