2017 Initiatives Fund recipients

On 18 October 2017, a total of $16,278 in funding was awarded to three local community groups for various community initiatives in the tenth round of the fund.

Funding recipients and amounts awarded were:

  • Playford Uniting Church – $4,000

This grant will enable the Playford Uniting Church to host the WonderFULL Community Festival in the lead up to Christmas. This free event aims to bring families and individuals together to build a sense of neighbourhood and connection and provide local residents the opportunity to connect and build friendships with each other.

  • Northern Communities of Hope – $6,000

This funding will assist in the delivery of a Davoren Park Outreach program, aimed to create a safe and supportive environment for ‘at risk’ young people.

  • YMCA of South Australia – $6,278

This money will enable the YMCA to deliver a large scale youth event featuring a skate, scoot and BMX competition at the Playford Alive Town Park. This event helps to create ownership within the community through volunteer participation.