Seven local not-for-profit organisations, including community groups, sporting clubs and schools will share in $14,500 in sponsorship funding from round one of Westernport Water’s Community Support Program for the 2021-22 financial year.
Successful applicants secured funding support for projects and initiatives including tree planting, environment and water conservation, drinking fountains, and hydration kits for healthy living.
The successful applicants are:
- Phillip Island Fire Brigade
- Phillip Island and District Basketball Association
- Cowes Yacht Club
- Powlett River Primary School
- Woolamai Beach Surf Life Saving Club
- Kernot Grantville Fire Brigade
- Bass Valley Community Group
Quotes attributed to Dona Tantirimudalige, Managing Director of Westernport Water
“I would like to congratulate the successful applicants and thank those who took the time to apply.”
“Westernport Water prides itself on being active in the community, particularly when it comes to supporting healthier people, healthier communities and a healthier planet.”
“Our sponsorship recognises community groups that are doing great work. Their actions and initiatives will make an impact and help to build positive social and environmental change.”
“I’m pleased to announce that we have introduced a second round for the Community Support Program and will be seeking applications from 1 December to 30 January 2022 for projects that can be delivered by 30 June 2022.”
Guidelines and information on how to apply are available on the Westernport Water website. Just search Community Support Program.