Celebrating Volunteer Week With Grants to Support Local Volunteers

Monday, May 15th, 2023 

Federal Member for Nicholls, Sam Birrell MP, says 21 organisations across Nicholls will receive more than $66,000 in grant funding to support the work of volunteers.

The money is being delivered through the Volunteer Grants program, with offered grants of between
$1,000 and $5,000 to support the efforts of volunteers and increase participation.

“I was very pleased to support the grants to these organisations,” Mr Birrell said.

“While the grants are small, the impact is much bigger, and come at a good time for organisations
that are rebuilding their volunteer base following the pandemic.”

“During the last few years sporting clubs and community organisations have suffered a lot of
disruption and this funding will help to rebuild, reconnect and provide support.”

The grants can be used to purchase equipment to support volunteer activities or cover training and

The successful grant applicants in Nicholls are:

Shepparton Football Netball Club Incorporated. $2,750
Echuca Football and Netball Club Inc. $2,750
Rochester Football Netball Club Inc. $2,750
Katandra West Tennis Club. $3,200
St. John Ambulance Australia (Victoria) Inc. $4,000
Bamawm Lockington United Cricket Club Inc. $4,000
Katandra Football Netball Club Inc. $2,800
Yarra-Mul Basketball Association Inc. $3,950
Greater Shepparton Basketball Association Inc. $3,200
Kialla Golf Club Inc. $1,557
Shepparton United Football/Netball Club Inc. $2,750
Goulburn Valley Pride Inc. $2,830
Shepp Feathers Incorporated. $3,000
Avenel Active. $5,000
Murchison Retirement Village Inc. $2,800
Katandra West Bowling Club Inc. $2,000
Shepparton Cycling Club Inc. $2,750
Kyabram-valley View Golf & Bowls Club Inc. $4,000
Shepparton East Men’s Shed Incorporated. $4,500
Shepparton Foodshare Incorporated. $3,000
Seymour Youth and Fitness Centre Inc. $2,635


Media Contact:

Media Advisor Federal Member for Nicholls Sam Birrell
Morgan Dyer
0412 832 474