COUNCIL FUNDING: Groups share in more than $80,000
SOUTH Burnett Regional Council released its second round of community grants.
It received 45 applications asking for a total of the $144,742.95 but the final tally of funding was $81,251.95.
The Blackbutt Avocado Festival received the largest amount money under the Regional Significant Events Sponsorship Program, scoring $10,000.
The remaining money was shared among the following organisations for one-off projects:
Blackbutt District Tourism and Heritage Association: $2840 for airconditioning
Jumping Ant Arts: $3000
Kingaroy Junior Football Club. $1505 for first aid
Kumbia Kindergarten: $2969 for shade and soft-fall
Kumbia Tennis Association: $2650
Mondure Hall Committee: $3000 for kitchen upgrade
Proston Goldenspurs Campdraft: $2000
Proston Lions Club: $3000
South Burnett Peace of Mind: $425
Wondai and District Tennis Association: $363
Wondai and District Town Band: $900.
The following groups received money for events:
BP Dam Fish Management Committee: $2750 for inland fishing comp
Kingaroy Bacon Fest: $2750
Kingaroy State High School P&C: $3000 for Goodfellas Project
Murgon Business and Development Association: $3000 for Rail Trail Festival
Murgon Hospital Auxiliary: $3000 for guest speaker at health expo
Murgon Rotary: $3000 for the Murgon Country Music Muster
Nanango RSL: $2840 for Remembrance Day 100-Year Celebrations
Nanango Show Society: $3000 for sponsorship
South Burnett Car Club: $600 for Show and Shine Swap Meet
South Burnett Endurance Riders: $1000 for endurance horse ride
South Burnett Karate Association: $1500 for Kingaroy Cup
South Burnett Mountain Bike Club: $2600 for coaching clinic
Tanduringie State School P&C: $3000 for bull ride
Team RSPCA: $810 for Million Paws Walk.
The Kumbia and Ironpot halls also received $1000 apiece for liability insurance.