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Hyne Community Trust calls for applications

It’s time for Tumbarumba community groups to start formalising their project details with the Hyne Community Trust calling for applications in June. Source: Timberbiz

The Hyne Community Trust has been supporting community projects since 2007 totalling over $400,000, being contributed to these successful applicants.

Noy Garner, Hyne Timber’s Operations Manager and Trust Director at the Tumbarumba Mill, said this round of grants are for the larger community projects valued over $10,000, that can demonstrate they will benefit the Tumbarumba Community.

Smaller Grant applications should be applied through the Tumbarumba Small Grant applications which close on the 31st of May.

This is separate from the Tumbarumba Community Trust although the trust fund also contributes towards up to $10,000 per year, in conjunction with Bendigo Bank & Snowy Valley Council.

“We have been able to support significant projects over the years including the extension of the Carcoola Children’s Centre, the construction of the Equine toilet block at the racecourse, a half Basketball Court, construction of the Tumbarumba Men’s Shed and support for Can Assist Tumbarumba, just to name a few.

“We look forward to being able to financially assist more significant projects in the future, which will benefit the community,” Mr Garner said.

The Guidelines are available on the Hyne Timber’s and the Snowy Valley Council website and the application template will be available as of 01 June, until applications close on 30 June 2017.

The committee of the Hyne Community Trust will shortlist applications ahead of interviewing applicants to gain further insight including timeframes and discuss potential funding of their proposed project.

The Community Trust is favourable to applications which demonstrate one or more of the following: Cooperation between organisations to ensure that a wide range of people can benefit from community resources; Increasing the range of, and access to, quality community, recreational, social and cultural projects, programs and services; Community development initiatives and socially responsible community projects; Support for organisations that are working to assist economically or socially disadvantaged people.

For further information contact Janet Anderson on 02 6948 2001.