Funding splash for community-based causes

Applications for sponsorship are invited from community groups, not-for-profit organisations, committees of management and sports clubs under Westernport Water’s 2022-23 Community Support Program.

The annual program aims to strengthen communities by providing funding support for local events, activities or projects focused on the key themes of healthy people, healthy communities and healthy planet.

Westernport Water is accepting applications up to 15 July 2022, for projects to be delivered between 1 July 2022 and 30 June 2023. Successful applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application in August 2022.

Recipients from previous years are welcome to apply, to be eligible you must have completed your previous project, including the required acquittal form.

Information on how to apply, including eligibility criteria, FAQs, application tips and details of past recipients can be found on the Westernport Water website.


Quotes attributed to Dona Tantirimudalige, Managing Director of Westernport Water

“We believe it’s important that the initiatives and projects we support make an impact to our region, and support improved health and wellbeing outcomes for our people and the environment.”

“Our Community Support Program has supported some great community causes, events and sustainability projects over previous years and I’m excited to announce that we’re making available a further $35,000 under the program next financial year.”

“Westernport Water is a proud member of the community and over the past two years we have supported community-based causes with over $70,000 under this program.”


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