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$38,600 Worth of Hills Community Grants

$38,600 worth of Hills community grants have been awarded to Hills community groups under Council’s Community Grants Program.

The initiatives receiving funding include

✅ $15,000 for Sydney Contemporary Orchestra – training the Sydney Hills Youth Orchestra and Junior Orchestra, which includes 40 rehearsals and two public concerts at the end of each semester.

✅ $10,000 for Community Migrant Resource Centre – organising ‘A Taste of Diversity’ events which are open to everyone to better understand different cultures and meet the challenges of refugee settlement.

✅ $10,000 for Fit Kidz Foundation – hosting a ‘Stronger Together’ conference to support local parents and/or carers of people with neurodiverse needs and/or a disability in The Hills Shire in August 2023.

✅ $2,500 for Baulkham Hills Shire Netball Association – delivering a ‘Come and Try Day’ experience that aims to offer more opportunities for people with disabilities.

✅ $1,100 for Box Hill Nelson Progress Association – purchasing a portable data projector to effectively communicate with members of all ages and cultures.

” The range of initiatives awarded funding in this round is a reflection of the hardworking community groups we have within our Shire that are making a difference in the lives of so many people.  I am particularly looking forward to the 2023 Stronger Together Conference, run by the Fit Kidz Foundation. I attended the 2022 conference, which provided wonderful support and information to parents and carers of neurodiverse children and adults – and was truly transformational. ” Dr Peter Gangemi said

New Project 1 $38,600 Worth Of Hills Community Grants

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