Toowoomba North community groups benefit from $281,398 in funding under round 102 of GCBF

LNP Member for Toowoomba North Trevor Watts is pleased to announce 15 community groups across Toowoomba North will benefit from a share of more than $281,398 in funding under Round 102 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 102 recipients:

Name Project Funding amount
Alliance Francaise De Toowoomba Host 60th Anniversary Celebratory Dinner $5,207.00
Allstar Gymnastics Parents & Friends Support Group Purchase gymnastic equipment $34,932.00
Help A Friend Club Toowoomba Purchase motor vehicle $24,503.20
Highfields & District Branch Little Athletics Centre Purchase equipment $21,140.89
Highfields Amateur Swimming Club Construct storage shed $23,060.43
Highfields and District Senior Rugby League Club Install grandstands $35,000.00
Householders’ Option to Protect the Environment Purchase IT equipment $3,465.95
Toowoomba State Emergency Service Purchase transportable light systems $4,401.82
The Laurel Bank Croquet Club Purchase croquet equipment $12,850.00
RSPCA Toowoomba Purchase washing machines & dryers $35,000.00
Toowoomba Amateur Water Polo Association Purchase electronic scoreboard, polo equipment and defibrillator $31,700.00
Toowoomba Masters Swimming Club Upgrade flooring and purchase defibrillator $4,715.00
Toowoomba Rugby League Referees Association Purchase referee communication equipment $10,080.00
West Toowoomba Croquet Club Upgrade clubhouse $17,512.00
Youth with a Mission Toowoomba Purchase kitchen and laundry equipment $17,830.00
TOTAL: $281,398.29