Grant to help Nightlight shine even brighter

Nightlight Outreach Inc will shine its light further than ever before thanks to a grant from the Federal Government. Federal Member for Forde Bert van Manen today delivered $12,000 to the community organisation, which works every week to feed homeless or struggling families. The organisation recently received the good news it had been a successful…

Apply for NAIDOC funding to support your event

The history, culture and achievements of First Australians will be celebrated through a $1.4 million Coalition Government grants round to support events to be held as part of NAIDOC Week activities in July. The 2017 NAIDOC grants funding round is part of a $1.9 million investment the Minister for Indigenous Affairs Senator Nigel Scullion has committed to…

Local organisations can apply for SmartTech grants

Local councils, companies, not-for-profits and research organisations in Forde can now apply for up to $5 million in funding to support smart tech projects for their local communities. The Coalition Government’s $50 million Smart Cities and Suburbs Program has been opened by Assistant Minister for Cities and Digital Transformation Angus Taylor. Mr Taylor said he…

Grants available to support volunteers

Community organisations in Forde can apply for a grant of up to $5000 to assist the work of their volunteers. Federal Member for Forde Bert van Manen MP said funding was provided under a $10 million Volunteer Grant announced by Minister for Social Services, Christian Porter. “This funding is a key part of the Australian…

Grant supports Park Ridge Pirates

The Turnbull Government’s Stronger Communities Program is driving improvements across the region with Park Ridge Pirates AFL Club the latest organisation to be awarded a grant. Federal Member for Forde Bert van Manen MP said Park Ridge Pirates had received $18,562 under Round 2 of the Stronger Communities Program. “This funding will be used by…

New equipment for Beenleigh Buffaloes

Beenleigh Buffaloes AFL Club will be better supported to launch a senior women’s team next season thanks to a Turnbull Government Stronger Communities grant. Federal Member for Forde Bert van Manen MP visited the club to congratulate them on receiving a $5745 grant under Round 2 of the program. “Beenleigh Buffaloes just finished off a…