AFL road safety grants open

Grassroots football and netball clubs across the state can apply for a share of $600,000 to improve their club as part of an annual road safety rewards grants program. Ms Benham said, “The Transport Accident Commission (TAC) have kicked off this year’s TAC Club Rewards program, which encourages local clubs to promote road safety to…

Regional tourism boost

Member for Mildura, Jade Benham invites all eligible organisations to apply for the latest round of the Regional Events Fund grants. Grants of up to $500,000 will be open to organisers of festivals, sports events, exhibitions and more to attract and grow events of international or national significance while grants of up to $50,000 will…

Telstra Community grants program

Nationals Member for Mildura, Jade Benham is encouraging local not-for-profit organisations to apply for the 2024 Telstra Connected Communities Grant Program. The program, which commenced in 2023, specifically targets Australia’s remote, rural, and regional communities with $600,000 being made available to foster inclusion and resilience over three years. “Last year 30 local groups and not-for-profit…

Road safety grants on offer

Nationals Member for Mildura, Jade Benham is encouraging local organisations to apply for the current round of road safety grants to improve road safety in our local communities. The Transport Accident Commission’s 2024 TAC Road Safety Grant Program is open for applications. “The grants program supports community groups and organisations to develop and implement effective…

Funds for cricket clubs on offer

Nationals Member for Mildura, Jade Benham is encouraging local cricket clubs to throw their hat in the ring for a share of the Australian Cricket Infrastructure Fund. The program is jointly funded by Cricket Victoria, Cricket Australia and the Australian Cricketers Association and is open to all cricket clubs, cricket associations, schools, local government and…

Calling all Men’s Sheds

The Nationals Member for Mildura, Jade Benham, is encouraging local men’s sheds to get their applications in for Men’s Shed Funding Program 2023-24. The program provides grants of up to $100,000 for men’s sheds to build or improve facilities. “Men’s Sheds create safe and inclusive spaces where men can come together, foster social connections, and…

Grassroots sporting grants

First Nations athletes will have more opportunities to compete in the sports they love, with a new grants program aimed at boosting sport participation. Nationals Member for Mildura, Jade Benham, is encouraging all community sporting clubs to consider applying for the latest round of the Sporting Club Grants Program. “All sporting codes in our region…

Funding backflip a step forward for local history grants and awards

Nationals’ Member for Mildura, Jade Benham, along with her Victorian Nationals colleagues across regional Victoria have successfully advocated for the return of the Victorian Community History Awards and Local History Grants Program “The funding allocation was critical to the ongoing growth and digitisation of the State’s archives and supported countless community volunteer historical societies, who…