Funding Announced – 2020 Community Building Partnership Program

The electorate of Baulkham Hills has today secured $299,911 in funding for a total of eight projects under the NSW Government’s 2019 Community Building Partnership Program.

Baulkham Hills State Liberal MP David Elliott said the State Government funds will deliver much-needed improvements to local facilities.

“This is fantastic news for Baulkham Hills,” Mr Elliott said.

“This grassroots funding will directly help create a more vibrant and inclusive local community with positive social, environment, and recreational outcomes.”

“I congratulate all the organisations that were successful in their application and look forward to seeing how these projects make a real difference for community groups in the area.”

The full list of successful projects in the Baulkham Hills electorate for the 2020 round are:

  • Positive Vibes Foundations Ltd., awarded $17,000 to build a community garden with a shed and pergola, and installing air-conditioning in the main meeting rooms;
  • Muirfield High School P&C Association, awarded $45,299 to install lighting and camera equipment in the school hall, including a motorised screen, lighting truss and ceiling mounted projector;
  • Crestwood High School P&C Association, awarded $50,000 for motorised whirly bird extractor fans and replacement louvres to cool school multi-purpose space for all students, including support unit, and community use agreements;
  • Hills Community Aid and Information Service Inc., awarded $15,000 to complete office renovation, including re-carpeting, re-painting, storage shelves and space, and improving privacy of internal offices;
  • Crestwood Public School P&C Association, awarded $28,000 for an adventure playground with two zones to cater for the active exploration needs of students in Years K to 6;
  • Baulkham Hills North Public School P&C Association, awarded $50,000 for the construction of a fitness playground that will feature a range of equipment options for students to utilise, such as climbing walls and roman rings;
  • Norwest Anglican Church, awarded $50,000 for a weatherproof shade sail covering over the entry plaza and welcoming area of the main building; and,
  • Catholic Parish of St Michael’s Baulkham Hills, awarded $44,612 to refurbish the Church Hall part of Our Lady of Lourdes Church, including carpet and parquetry repairs and wall painting.

The Community Building Partnership program has funded more than 15,000 community projects since it commenced in 2009.

Applications for the 2021 Program opens in early 2021.

For more information about the NSW Government’s Community Building Partnership Program, visit www.nsw.gov.au/cbp.