Round Two RCRC Grant Recipients

More than $392,000 was handed out to 50 community projects by the Regional Community Recovery Committees after the second and final round of grants was finalised recently. 

Yarra Ranges Mayor Councillor Jim Child said Council would like to thank the four Regional Community Recovery Committees for their work over the past two years to allocate grants to such a wide variety of community groups.

Round Application Organisation Name Project Partner Name Project Title Amount awarded
Hills Trek Learning Centre Ltd. Polytunnel for development upon pre-existing trauma-recovery program delivery. $10,000.00
Hills Big Brothers Big Sisters Australia Big Brothers Big Sisters Mentoring in the Hills $10,000.00
Hills Belgrave food garden Inc Installation of a permanent gazebo in Belgrave Food Garden $10,000.00
Hills Feed One Feed All Supporting Hills Community Food Security $10,000.00
Hills Burrinja Live on the Lawn 2024 $10,000.00
Hills Anglican Parish of Mount Dandenong Continue Free Group Exercise Program for Older Residents $7,800.00
Hills Olinda Community House Windthrown – from the south-east $10,000.00
Hills Mountain District Radio Inc 3MDR 3MDR Community Hub $9,125.00
Hills Kallista Village Inc. Monbulk and District Community Opportunities Working Group Inc Establishment of Kallista Village Inc - The birth of a township group $10,000.00
Hills Foothills Community Care Inc. Foothills Dandenong Ranges Community Meals Support Project $10,000.00
Upper Yarra Yarra Valley ECOSS inc. Family fun at The ECOSS Valley Market $7,500.00
Upper Yarra Glen's Goldies Warburton Advancement League Glen's Goldies Active and connected $6,500.00
Upper Yarra WHYLD Community Group WHYLD Hall Hub - Movie Nights $8,108.00
Upper Yarra Upper Yarra Secondary College Butterfly Foundation Butterfly Recovery Project at UYSC $8,389.00
Upper Yarra Cire Services Inc Halloween Street Party for the Upper Yarra $3,000.00
Upper Yarra Friends of the Helmeted Honeyeater Inc Faunal Emblems Family Fun Day $7,607.00
Upper Yarra Millgrove Resident's Action Group inc River Road Trail $9,342.00
Upper Yarra Warburton Primary School Koha Community Cafe Inc. Training, Development, and Implementation of Ceramics Program and Redevelopment of Wellbeing Garden $8,100.00
Upper Yarra LINC Church Services Network Yarra Valley Inc LinC Project Coordination and Strategic Initiative $10,000.00
Upper Yarra Koha Community Cafe Inc Building Capacity into the Future $7,500.00
Upper Yarra ADRA Community Centre Redwood Redwood Community Indoor Playspace $9,143.00
Upper Yarra Reefton McMahons Action Group Milgrove Residents Action Group Community Resilience & Connection Calendar $9,999.00
Upper Yarra Over 50s Friendship Group Warburton Advancement League Yarra Ranges Ballroom/New Vogue Dance $5,178.00
Upper Yarra Wesburn Junior Football Club Comprehensive Wellbeing Initiative $10,000.00
Urban Yarra Valley Singers Increasing participation and future resilience $10,000.00
Urban Lilydale Township Action Group Inc Lilydale Street Fair $10,000.00
Urban Migrant Information Centre Keeping Well: A Video Resource for the Zomi Community $3,640.00
Urban Community Support and Information Victoria (CISVic) Yarra Ranges ReConnect $10,000.00
Urban Montrose and District Mens Shed Develop a permanent reflective memorial garden. $3,940.00
Urban Psylaw Inc. Migrant Information Centre (Eastern Melbourne) Zo Show by Psylaw Inc. (Youth Music Night) $9,000.00
Urban Lilydale Community House Community Houses Association of the Outer Eastern Suburbs Community Music Events $10,000.00
Urban Cire Services Inc. FICE Lilydale facilitating brighter futures for vulnerable women $9,610.00
Urban Yarra Ranges Community Toy Libraries Inc Yarra Ranges Toy Library Future Sustainability Project $10,000.00
Urban St John Ambulance Australia (Victoria) Inc St John Ambulance Yarra Ranges Division volunteer recruitment program $5,000.00
Valley Eastern Region Libraries Corporation Wayapa for well-being. Connection to earth, self and each other. $9,302.00
Valley Healesville Connect U3A Healesville University of the Third Age Traction -Expanding Healesville Connects Reach $2,000.00
Valley Gruyere Hall & Grounds Management Committee Inc Rotary Club of Lilydale Inc Gruyere Bushdance $1,500.00
Valley No Reason 4 Rubbish Healesville Living and Learning Centre Inc Clean Up 4 Kids $3,400.00
Valley Healesville Interchurch Community Care Inc Supporting people in the Valley to thrive $10,000.00
Valley Yarra Ranges Film Society Movie Matinee $2,612.00
Valley Badger Creek Primary School Badger Creek Fire Brigade Badger Creek Defibrillator Project $5,000.00
Valley U3A Healesville Music for Everybody $4,526.00
Valley HEALESVILLE DISTRICT SOCCER CLUB Club Interior Revitilisation Project $8,979.00
Valley Healesville Senior Citizens Healesville Interchurch Community Care Inc Healesville Senior Citizens Social Outing $1,000.00
Valley Healesville Living and Learning Centre Op Shop til You Drop - Round 2 $4,000.00
Valley Healesville Arthritis Self-Help Peer Support Group (HASH) The 3Rs - Recovery, Rebound, Resilience $9,583.00
Valley Eastern Region Libraries Corporation HV Zinesters community outreach $10,000.00
Valley Yarra Glen Bowling Club Pergola Social Activity Area $5,131.00
Valley Outer Eastern Local Learning & Employment Network Healesville Coffee Cart $9,999.90
Valley Healesville Inter Church Community Incorporated Connecting Community Concert $8,544.00
Valley Yarra Glen Tennis Club YGTC BBQ & Barista: Creating a social hub $8,000.00