Thirteen organisations throughout South Australia have been awarded a 2014 SGIC Community Grant, which supports local organisations and projects working in the areas of crime prevention, road safety, emergency readiness and response and the environment.
Overall, 156 projects around Australia received a 2014 Community Grant. Of the thirteen organisations awarded a SGIC Community Grant, three were also nominated for the SGIC People’s Choice Award, where nominees have the chance to double or triple their funding.
A full list of Community Grants Program recipients can be found online.
Lee McDougall, SGIC Community and Sustainability Operations Manager said: “Every day, in every community, people dedicate their time and energy to making their community safer, more sustainable and better prepared to respond to emergencies and natural disasters. The Community Grants program and People’s Choice Award were designed to support this.
“We have had a fantastic response this year from community groups and are impressed with the great work each of these organisations are doing. We are excited to see how the SGIC Community Grant program and People’s Choice Award will support projects and communities throughout the state,” Ms McDougall said.
Since the inception of the SGIC Community Grants program in 2003, over 1,550 projects have been supported nationally totalling an investment of more than $6.6 million in local communities.
More information about the SGIC Community Grants program is available by calling into your local SGIC office or by visiting www.communitygrantsprogram.com.au.
About the SGIC Community Grants program and the People’s Choice Award
Through the Community Grants program, SGIC supports the people who dedicate their time and energy to making their community safer, more sustainable and better prepared to respond to emergencies. Since 2003, SGIC has been working with local community organisations in the areas of crime prevention, road safety, emergency readiness and response and the environment. Since the program’s inception, over 1,550 projects have been supported nationally totalling an investment of more than $6.6 million in local communities.
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