Partnerships helping local sporting communities

District Council of Mallala Community Partnerships Funding grants has provided more than $500,000 to the local community since it began in 2001.

Applications for the 2013-14 round of funding are now open and support community projects, which enhance the economic growth and community development in the region.

The fund also supports initiatives that focus on the development and promotion of local clubs and communities and/or stimulate economic growth.

In recent times the fund has supported projects including $30,00 for a gymnasium for Mallala Football Club, $10,500 for the Thompson Beach Progress Association for a community shed, and nearly $8,000 towards the Dublin Cemetery fence and gate project.

Applications for one-off projects are now invited from incorporated, non- government, non-profit organisations based within or providing a service to the District Council of Mallala.

Individual sports and cultural grant funding is available all year round for the purpose of providing financial assistance to individuals who are representing the district at a State and/or National level in their chosen field.

Application forms including eligibility criteria are available from the Mallala and Two Wells council offices and the DCM website.

For further information and application forms please visit www.mallala.sa.gov.au or contact DCM community development officer, Lynette Seccafien on 8527 0200 or email lynette@mallala.sa.gov.au.

Applications close at 5pm on Monday September 30.

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