Community Groups awarded $65,000 in latest Transgrid partnership funding round

07 March 2022

A wildlife sanctuary, indigenous community groups, a cycling club, a group helping disabled children and a service dedicated to helping cancer patients are among recipients sharing $65,000 in Transgrid funding.

Transgrid’s Community Partnerships Program will distribute the money to numerous not-for-profit organisations in several Riverina communities, including Wagga Wagga, Hay and Coleambally.

“We are really pleased to contribute to communities on our network and we’ve made small gestures to groups doing great things for the people living and working in the region,” said Executive Manager of Delivery Craig Stallan.

“We received a strong response to this latest round of funding from groups across southern NSW and we hope the money helps communities make important services and activities available this year,” he said.

“We are sponsoring a wide range of groups, including those helping restore natural vegetation, protecting local wildlife, helping disabled children learn to ride bikes and organisers of a local mardi-gras festival.”

The Community Partnerships Program (CPP) allocates funding for not-for-profit groups located on our network as part of Transgrid’s ongoing commitment to build positive relationships with local communities.

Funding has been allocated to initiatives which improve or promote education, environment, safety, indigenous, rural and women in the communities. Some of the regional recipients include:

  • Coleambally Town Life
  • Hay Mardi Gras Incorporated
  • Coonong Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Girl Guides Association
  • Hay Plains Landcare
  • Life Education NSW
  • Nari Nari Tribal Council Limited
  • Petaurus Education Group
  • Tirkandi Inaburra Cultural and Development Centre
  • Cancer Patients Foundation
  • Committee for Wagga
  • OzFish Unlimited
  • Rotary Club of South Wagga Wagga
  • Technical Aid to the Disabled
  • Wagga Cycling Club

For more information and a full list of recipients, visit our Community Partnerships Program page.

Transgrid media contact

Michelle Stone 0438 293 917