Funding Announced – 2016 Community Building Partnership Program

Baulkham Hills has secured grant funding of $200,000 for seven projects as part of the NSW Government’s 2016 Community Building Partnership (CBP) program.

The NSW Government has committed funds to new community infrastructure projects that will enhance much needed local facilities.

Baulkham Hills State Liberal MP David Elliott said he was pleased to receive this State Government funding.

The funding will aim to create more vibrant and inclusive communities and deliver positive social, environmental and recreational outcomes.

‘’This grassroots funding will directly benefit our community and will deliver new playgrounds, first aid facilities and sporting facilities.

Mr Elliott congratulated all those organisations that were successful in their application and said he is pleased this funding will help community groups make a positive difference in the local area.

The successful Projects in the Baulkham Hills electorate for 2016 are:

•           Rejuvenation of the grass playground at Our Lady Of Lourdes Primary School Baulkham Hills;

•           Playground upgrades to combat erosion at Crestwood Public School;

•           Resurfacing of the outdoor multipurpose court at Muirfield High School;

•           First aid kits, defibrillators and first aid training packages for Hills District Little Athletics and the Baulkham Hills AFL club;

•           A multipurpose youth facility for Norwest Anglican Church; and

•           Outdoor exercise equipment for Hunts Creek Reserve.

Further details of the program and all successful grants funded for the 2016 program can be found at www.communitybuildingpartnership.nsw.gov.au under the ‘successful grants’ tab.