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Get some dollars for your club
Published 15 August 2017
The City of Playford’s Major Project and Community Event Grant program is currently open for applications.

The City of Playford’s Major Project and Community Event Grant program is currently open for applications.

However, applications close this Friday, so you need to get in quick.To see the projects that were funded last round and to find out how to apply, read on.

If you are a smaller community group with limited capacity to raise funds to develop and initiate locally based projects, activities and community events that make a positive contribution to community and cultural life in the City of Playford, then you should apply.

Successful applicants will receive funding to assist with specific projects or community events scheduled for after 3 November 2017.

Here are the funding recipients from the last round:

Aboriginal Legal Rights Movement

Funding: $4300

Grant for the Aboriginal Legal Rights Movement to produce a short video to provide Aboriginal youth with an understanding of their rights when interacting with police. Angle Vale Cricket Club

Funding: $4140

The Angle Vale Cricket Club will purchase a bowling machine to improve players’ batting, bowling and fielding performances. Elizabeth Vale Sports Club

Funding: $5000

Elizabeth Vale Sports Club will purchase an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), three custom marquees, a barbecue and television.

Second Chances SAFunding: $5000

The Second Chances SA project aims to restore dignity and prevent truancy by purchasing school uniforms and shoes for 25 prisoners’ children living in the City of Playford who may not, otherwise, be able to purchase uniforms and shoes.

St Vincent De Paul Society SA

Funding: $4947

Funding will enable the purchase of outdoor furniture to place under the newly constructed pergola for alfresco dining during Fred’s Van meal services. Funding will also be used for tree planting. United Way SA

Funding: $5000

To celebrate and engage the community in Book Week, with its theme ‘Escape to Everywhere’, United Way will bring the author of the book ‘Are We There Yet?’ to the Playford library for a community event on Saturday, 26 August. The book is based on the lived experience of the author, Alison Lester, and her family when they travelled Australia in a caravan.

YMCA

Funding: $4934

The project works with Playford International College and the Australian Migrant Resource Centre to increase the number of CALD students attending swimming and water safety lessons at the Aquadome. Aquadome's low-cost program wins awards Round 2 of the grant program is now open and applications are due by Friday, 18 August – so you've still got time to put together an application. To apply, click HERE.