For Your Community
- $120,000 annual Community Benefit Fund
- 7 permanent full-time staff who all live in the surrounding community
- Ongoing opportunities for local businesses to support and work on the project through operations
During construction there were over 230 jobs created.
COMMUNITY BENEFIT FUND
Bulgana Green Power Hub is committed to contributing to the Northern Grampians Shire community by providing financial support to community groups and organisations to build capacity and grow the region.
Each year, the Bulgana Green Power Hub Community Fund will commit $120,000 through an open and competitive grant process administered by the Northern Grampians Shire Council.
Small grants up to $5,000 and large grants up to $20,000 are available each financial year.
COMMUNITY GROWTH FOCUS AREAS
HEALTH AND WELLBEING
Contributing to improved health and wellbeing outcomes in regional communities
STRONG CONNECTED COMMUNITIES
Encouraging community participation, involvement and connection
SPORT AND RECREATION
ARTS AND CULTURE
Fostering creativity and connection in the community through art and culture
SKILLS, EDUCATION AND TRAINING
PREVIOUS GRANT RECIPIENTS
Halls Gap Caravan Park Recreation Reserve Committee
Supporting installation of a large shade sail for the playground in Halls Gap.
Navarre Sports Association
Community display board – upgrades include an electronic scoreboard with other functions like showing movies.
Pebble Church Heritage Association Inc
Supporting repairs and conservation works to enable ongoing use of the Church by community.
Stawell and District Angling Club
Improving camping experiences and reduced volunteering time – replacing generator with electricity from solar panels and batteries to power the toilet block.
St Arnaud RSL
Increasing available funding to support members – purchase and installation of solar panels resulting in cost savings.
Stawell West Primary School
Bike Safety Program – bikes for their own Bike Ed program, to increase the physical activity amongst students.
Kooreh Memorial Hall
Improving safety through upgrades to infrastructure around toilet facility.
St Arnaud and District Orchid Society
Orchid Show – equipment purchase for organising the first show in two years.
St Arnaud Resource Centre
Learning and development – three new computers to enhance participants’ computer skills.
Swifts Great Western Cricket Club
Purchase of matchday balls for all levels of competition. Funds saved will result in lower registration fees for junior participants.
Stawell Performing Arts Company
Brand development – creation of logo, website, and promotional banners to raise brand awareness and membership numbers.
Navarre Historical Society Inc
Purchase and installation of a Split system to provide a suitable environment for volunteers and visitors.
Stawell Gymnastics Club
Fitness wheel to enhance the quality and diversity of gymnastics equipment available to the growing number of participants.
Stawell City Brass Band
Purchase of a baritone horn to provide diversity of instruments to attract new members.
Stawell Golf Club Inc
Improving club facilities – purchase and installation of practice.
Solar panels for their new office to help them become more sustainable.
Stawell Community Garden
Relocation and reinvention of the Com Garden.
Great Western Football Netball Club
Electronic score board.
Marnoo Primary School
Stawell Riding for the Disabled
Rider safety – providing helmets.
Paradise Hall Committee
Drapes for the hall to maintain heat/cooling
Victoria State Emergency Service
Asbestos removal from SES Hall.
Stawell Primary School
Outdoor play area for students
Stawell Historical Society
High resolution scanner to digitise and preserve hard copy photos
Stawell Agricultural Society
Purchase of promotional signs to use on market day
Stuart Mill Progres Association
Anzac Day soldier statues.
St Arnaud fire Brigade
Purchase of a laptop and printer package for use by members
Stawell Soccer Club Inc
Goals and line marker to improve club facilities
Grampians Riding Club Inc
Installation of secure steel yards to enable more horses to participate in competitions
St Arnaud Band Incorporated Inc
Refurbishment of side room to provide a space for the community to use
St Arnaud Squash Club
Lighting project – replacement of all existing lights to LED lights to decrease power bills and be more environmentally friendly
Stawell Railway Station Gallery
Upgrade to the wellbeing room to provide a space for the community to use (for activities like yoga)
Skene Street Specialist School
Strong Connected Communities – towards a new bus
Stawell Primary School
Bike Safety for the community – bikes, scooters and equipment for their own Bike Ed program, to share with other schools and Early Years
St Arnaud Sports Stadium Association
St Arnaud Sports Stadium roof repairs
St Arnaud Community Action Network
Encouraging Engagement- quarterly newsletter of events in and around St Arnaud
Stawell urban Landcare group
School holiday nature program
St.Arnaud Country Music Club Poets
Poet’s Breakfast – new stage
Stawell Tennis Club
Game Set Match ( Juniors ) – new racquets, nets and tennis ball machine
Grampians Community Health
New Community Car to Transport People all Ages & Abilities – towards new car purchase to take residents without the means to medical appointments out of town and Melbourne
Paradise Hall Committee Inc
Paradise Hall kitchen upgrade – new kitchen cupboards
MARNOO HALL COMMUNITY HUB STAGE 1 – a compliant front door and unisex disabled toilet
Grampians Field and Game
Grampians Field & Game-Riachella Range equipment improvements
Stawell Vintage Tractor & Engine Club Inc
Stawell Vintage Tractor & Engine Rally – to allow for the hire of children’s mini modified tractor for trips around the showgrounds
Swifts / Gt Western Cricket Club
Stage 1 – Community Cricket Coaching – Ball Machine
Stawell Golf Club Inc
Enhancing the Arts in Stawell – shipping container and electrical works for co-location of musical arts group
Friends of the Grampians Rail Trail
Grampians Rail Trail Surfacing: the last link final section to be upgraded to public use on rail trail
Concongella Primary School
Mini wind turbine and solar panel for the school. View video to learn more.
Great Western Recreation Reserve
Joel Joel Fire Brigade
Community Tanker Replacement
Stawell Senior Citizens
Replacement of Chairs
Stuart Mill Progress Association
Stuart Mill Disability Swing Playground Development
St Arnaud Music Poets Breakfast
Poetry and Pancakes event.
Vision St Arnaud
Iron & Clay Young Persons Project.
Stawell Agricultural Society Inc
St Arnaud Community Resource Centre
St Arnaud Community Kitchen.
Victoria State Emergency Service Stawell Unit
Mobile repeater project.
Great Western Primary School
Great Western Primary School Bike Education
Great Western Future Committee
Great Western Outdoor Cinema
Stawell Centre Riding for the Disabled
Upgrade disabled toilet facilities.
Community Association of Halls Gap Inc
Equipping the shade shelter in the Halls.
Gap Botanic Garden for Work and Recreation Joel Joel Public Hall
Joel Joel Hall Upgrade.
East Grampians Health Services
Improving the comfort of patients who undergo dialysis treatment
St Arnaud Pony Club
St Arnaud Pony Club Yard Complex