Local community groups benefit from grants
Twelve local schools and community groups have been awarded a share of $20,000 thanks to Cedar Woods’ 2017 Ellendale Neighboured Grants program.
Each year the neighbourhoods of Cedar Woods’ development projects benefit from the grants program. Since 2009 Cedar Woods has donated more than $415,000 to 130 community groups across Victoria and Western Australia.
This year local schools and community groups such as Ferny Grove State School, The Gap Historical Society, Keperra Baptist Church and Phoenix Northside Netball Club will all share in the grant pool associated with Cedar Woods’ Ellendale project in Upper Kedron.
“The Neighbourhood Grants program is an opportunity to acknowledge the important role community groups play in building healthy and vibrant neighbourhoods. We are inspired each year by the applications we receive and appreciate the tireless work undertaken by not-for-profit organisations within the communities surrounding Cedar Woods’ projects” said Nathan Blackburne, Cedar Woods Chief Operating Officer.
Backing on to South D'Aguilar National Park in Upper Kedron, the proposed Ellendale masterplan embraces 91 hectares of natural corridors and recreation space. This green space represents around 40% of the overall site. Construction of the first stage is complete and construction of homes are underway.
The recipients of the 2017 Ellendale Neighbourhood Grants are:
- Arana Ascot Junior Hockey Club
- Ferny Grove State School
- Ferny Hills and Districts Swimming Club
- Keperra Baptist Church
- Mitchelton Youth Club
- North Brisbane Basketball Association
- Phoenix Northside Netball Club
- The Gap Garden Club.
- The Gap Historical Society
- West Arana Hills Rugby League Football Club
- Westside Sports Club
- Willmore Kindergarten and Preschool