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Mayor Congratulates Community Grants Recipients

Published on 19 May 2017

Mayor of the City of Ryde, Clr Bill Pickering, has congratulated the successful applicants of the 2017 City of Ryde Community Grants Program.

Grants totalling $111,660 have been awarded to forty-two locally based, community groups and organisations for a range of projects and initiatives.

Mayor Pickering said the annual grants program is one of the ways Council supports the work of local community groups and organisations. “The City of Ryde is home to an extremely diverse and innovative community and the work of these groups and organisations plays an important role in shaping our community.

“The special projects, programs and events range in scope and variety and all contribute to community well-being which helps build and support our vibrant community culture.”

2017 Community Grants

Community Projects | up to $5,000
The Shepherd Centre for Deaf Children
The Northern Centre (new Ryde Family Services)
St Andrews Socio Religious Justice, Harmony of FITA Inc.
Buddhist Compassion and Relief Tzu Chi Foundation
Sydney Korean Women’s Association
Northside Community Forum Limited
Armenian Relief Society Araz Chapter
Multicultural Integration Community Support
Taldumende Youth Services
Feng Huang Yuan Spiritual Cultivation Centre

Seniors | up to $2,000
Italian Leisure Group
Catholic Healthcare Limited
Italo-Australian Senior Citizens Group
Italian Womens Group Marsfield
Ryde Multicultural Centre Inc
Probus Club of Ryde
Indonesian Welfare Association Inc

Sport & Recreation | up to $3,500
Eastwood Ryde Netball Association
Gladesville Sharks Football Club
Putney Rangers Sports Club
Macquarie Combined Sports Club
Eastwood St Andrews Association Football Club
Ryde Sports Foundation

Capacity Building
Small Emerging Group | up to $3,500
Australia Han In Saenng Myung Line - Korean Life Line
Different Abled People Association Inc - Friends of DAPA
The Northern Centre – Together We Can

Capacity Building
General | up to $3,500
Ryde Hunters Hill Community Transport Association
Australian Korean Art therapy Association
SydneySider Express
Friends of Lane Cove National Park
Artisans Ryde
North Ryde Community Aid & Information Centre
The Ryde Chinese Carers Support Group

Capacity Building
Events | up to $3,500
Reach Community Initiatives
Sydney Latin Film Festival
Rotary Club of North Ryde
Rotary Club of Macquarie Park
Macquarie Chapel Presbyterian Church
Eastwood Chinese Senior Citizens
Australian Asian Association of Bennelong and Eastwood Chinese Senior Citizens Club

For information on The City of Ryde grant program go to

Last updated on 29 May 2017