Winners of Charles Sturt’s Community-University Partnership grants revealed

17 SEPTEMBER 2019

Winners of Charles Sturt’s Community-University Partnership grants revealed

Charles Sturt has awarded $67,050 to the 67 winners of the second and final round of this year’s Community-University Partnership Grants Program.

  • Charles Sturt has officially announced the 67 winners of round two of the Community-University Partnership grants
  • More than $67,000 has been awarded to the grant recipients across the University’s regional footprint
  • This round saw the highest number of applications since the program began

Charles Sturt University (Charles Sturt) today announced the winners of the second and final round of this year’s Community-University Partnership (CUP) Grants Program.

Charles Sturt has awarded $67,050 worth of grants to 67 recipients in the second round of the University’s CUP Grants Program.

The University received 115 applications this round across five categories, the highest number of grant applications since the program began.

Charles Sturt’s CUP Grants Program provides financial grants of up to $1,500 to community groups, organisations, schools, and individuals in regions surrounding six of the University’s campuses: Albury-Wodonga, Wagga Wagga, Bathurst, Orange, Port Macquarie, and Dubbo.

Community groups from within the University’s region, including Narromine, Carcoar and Temora were just some of the winners of this round of CUP Grants. A full list of winners is available on the Charles Sturt website.

Charles Sturt Director of Industry and Community Engagement Associate Professor Laura Dan said the University was thrilled with the community’s response to the grants program and congratulated the winners.

“We are delighted with widespread support the grants program has received from the community and the impact this program will have across the University’s regional footprint,” Associate Professor Dan said.

“Each application was carefully assessed against the selection criteria. There were many worthy applications, and we look forward to the positive outcomes each project achieves in supporting their community.

“I want to extend my congratulations to all of the winners and I look forward to seeing all of their wonderful projects come to fruition”

The total amount of CUP Grants awarded in 2019 is worth more than $120,000 across the two rounds.

Applications for the grants were available across five categories: arts and culture, sports development, education development, Indigenous engagement, and health and wellbeing.

The goal of the CUP Grants Program is to support the development of communities across the University’s regional footprint through contributions to cultural, economic, and sporting activities.

Further information on the CUP Grants, including a list with the winners of the second round of CUP Grants, is available on the Charles Sturt website.

Media Note:

To arrange interviews with Associate Professor Laura Dan, contact Rebecca Tomkins at Charles Sturt Media on 02 6338 627004 or news@csu.edu.au

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