June 10, 2021
Taabinga State School P&C has been awarded $10,000 from the latest round of the “Strengthening Rural Communities” grants program run by the Foundation For Rural and Regional Renewal.
The P&C plans to extend an outdoor play area at the school.
The Taabinga P&C plan is one of 112 projects across Australia which has been supported by the $1.589 million round of grants.
The FRRR program aims to enable smaller remote, rural, and regional communities to receive funding for a wide range of initiatives led by local people which address local needs.
This latest grants were made across three streams – Small & Vital, Larger Leverage and Bushfire Recovery grants.
The Taabinga P&C grant is part of the “Small & Vital” group.
The “Strengthening Rural Communities” program is supported by a number of donors, including individuals, charitable foundations and corporations.
Applications are open for the next round of funding until August 24.
- More information is available on FRRR’s website
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Taabinga State School has also been successful in receiving a Junior Landcare Grant from Woolworths.
A Woolworths spokesperson said the school would receive $1000 to put towards enhancing native habitats.
Also successful were Goodstart Early Learning in Kingaroy and St John’s Kindergarten which each received $1000 to put towards sustainable food production.