Community Grants

Community Grants 2021

September is one of our favourite months at the Mirboo North & District Community Foundation.  It is the month when our annual Community Grants program opens for applications and we start talking to many local community groups about projects they are planning.   “It is always exciting to hear how these…

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Community Grant for Hallston Hall

In May, the Community Foundation awarded a grant of $3,599 to the Hallston Mechanics Institute to support urgent roof and gutter repairs at the Hallston Hall and avoid deterioration of the internal roof structures of this much-loved community building – the only public building in Hallston. The first Hallston Hall…

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Community Grant for Yinnar

The Yinnar & District Historical Society and Museum is going to expand its display area through a grant from the Mirboo North & District Community Foundation awarded in June. The Y&D Historical Society have been displaying items of historical interest and importance in the old railway goods shed in Yinnar…

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Revitalising Ridgway Workshop

Mirboo North’s main street was the beneficiary of some love and attention at the end of 2020, thanks to a fantastic whole-town working bee which saw lichen removed, windows washed, new wine barrel planters installed and Christmas decorations put up. This activity was part of the first phase of Revitalising…

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BooFIIT Back in 2021

Mirboo North. The Boo.  A place with a thriving community; filled with volunteers and entrepreneurial spirit that provide all kinds of opportunities right on our doorstep.  BooFIIT is a great example.  Set up informally by Stacy Harriage in July 2019 to see if there were enough locals interested in gathering…

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2020 Community Grant’s Awards Announced

The Community Foundation announced the recipients of the 9 successful community grants for 2020, which will be distributed to the successful community groups around the local district.

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Community exceeds $1 million fundraising target for Mirboo North Swimming Pool.

The Friends of the Mirboo North Swimming Pool are delighted to announce that they have now met their fundraising target of $1 million, with the $100,000 Challenge Fund from the Mirboo North & District Community Foundation having been matched in total last month.

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Boo FIIT’s membership rises in 2020.

Boo FIIT is a fitness timetable providing affordable access to fitness and wellbeing classes within the community, it was originally set up in 2019 and has grown to include many different classes. There are varying fitness levels and sessions were tailored to suit the participant’s abilities.

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Apply for the 2020 Community Grants Program throughout September.

The Mirboo North and District Community Foundation’s 2020 Community Grants Program is open for applications from September 1-30. These community grants assist community groups with additional capital for major projects, opportunities to learn new skills and accessing resources.

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Community Foundation to build modern medical and allied health facility for Mirboo North and District.

The Mirboo North & District Community Foundation is proud to announce that it will invest some of its capital to build a modern and spacious medical clinic and allied health facility to ensure that the residents of Mirboo North and surrounds can have continued access to GP bulk billing and health services for decades to come.

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