CS Energy gives $123k boost to community groups

Children on soccer team kick soccer ball around on green grass (CS Energy community)
Callide United Football Club (Image: CS Energy)

Thirteen community groups in the Banana Shire and Western Downs Region Council areas are sharing in more than $123,000 in funding from the latest round of CS Energy’s Community Sponsorships Program.

CS Energy offers two sponsorship rounds per year to community groups and not-for-profit organisations located in the regions that host its operations.

CEO Andrew Bills said CS Energy was proud to support projects, events or initiatives that will deliver lasting benefits to the local community.

“In this latest round we’ve supported projects such as vital equipment for schools, safety upgrades for sporting clubs and events that contribute to the culture and lifestyle of the Biloela and Western Downs regions,” Bills said.

“Congratulations to the successful applicants and I encourage local not-for-profit groups to apply for our next round which opens on January 20, 2022.”

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Sponsorship recipients — Round 7

BANANA SHIRE 
Successful applicantActivity or event 
Theodore Early Childhood Centre AssociationPlay equipment shed upgrade 
Callide Valley Agricultural and Pastoral Society86th Annual Callide Valley Show (13-14 May 2022) 
Callide Dawson Machinery Preservation ClubSafety upgrade of walkway 
St Joseph’s Catholic Primary SchoolSchool speaker system 
Prospect Creek State SchoolNature play and bush tucker playground 
Biloela Amateur Swimming ClubPurchase of backstroke ledge to comply with safety rules 
Black Dog Ball2021 Black Dog Ball 
 Total Banana Shire: $69,800 
WESTERN DOWNS 
Successful applicantActivity or event 
Chinchilla State SchoolElectronic noticeboard 
Jandowae Kindergarten AssociationShade in the play area 
Warra Tennis ClubFacilities upgrade 
Dalby PCYCYouth chillout room at Dalby PCYC 
Chinchilla Community Commerce & Industry2021 Town Christmas Party and 2021 One Long Table Multicultural Event 
Brigalow Recreation Ground2021 Brigalow Bush Carnival 
 Total Western Downs: $53,300 
TOTAL$123,100

Click here learn more about CS Energy’s Community Sponsorship Program, including eligibility requirements, dates and how to apply.

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