$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.