Toowoomba North community groups benefit from $264,622 in funding under round 101 of GCBF

LNP Member for Toowoomba North Trevor Watts is pleased to announce 14 community groups across Toowoomba North will benefit from a share of $264,622.43 in funding under Round 101 of Queensland’s Gambling Community Benefit Fund.

“This fund assists local community and sporting groups undertake vital upgrades including purchasing new equipment and improving existing facilities,” Mr Watts said.

“These grants will ensure community and sporting organisations across Toowoomba North can continue to support the Toowoomba community.

“Not-for-profit groups are the lifeblood of our community – they provide many essential services and improve the liveability of the Garden City.”

The Gambling Community Benefit Fund provides grants of $500 to $35,000 to not-for-profit community and sporting organisations.

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Round 101 recipients:

Name Project Funding amount
Darling Downs Radio Club Construct communications trailer $8,000.00
Downs Industry School Co-Operation Purchase defibrillators $14,975.00
Highfields State School P&C Association Install water tank $32,951.80
Probus Association of Queensland Purchase printer $9,500.00
Range Tennis Club Upgrade court lighting $35,000.00
Toowoomba Bears Rugby Club Purchase equipment and trailer $19,989.00
Toowoomba City Men’s Shed Purchase tools $2,509.00
Toowoomba Community Access Association Purchase equipment $4,693.00
Toowoomba Indoor Bowling Association Purchase indoor bowls carpet mats $1,600.00
Toowoomba Mothercraft Association Purchase equipment and construct garden $16,008.63
Toowoomba Mountain Bike Club Build bike trail $35,000.00
Toowoomba Orchid Society Purchase equipment $16,448.50
Toowoomba Senior Citizens Club Upgrade ablutions block $33,000.00
Toowoomba Triathlon Club Purchase timing equipment and defibrillator $34,947.50
TOTAL: $264,622.43