Boorowa Community Banks hands out more than $60,000 in grants

Boorowa Community Bank held their 12th annual Grants Presentation night at the Boorowa Ex-Services Club on Thursday, November 5.

Charitable grants to the value of $43,990 was handed out by the bank to six local projects.

A further $18,218 in sponsorship was allocated to three local sporting organisations, who were ineligible for grants.

The 2020 grants included:

  • Carinya Court Inc Outdoor Shutters: $4,980
  • Yass Early Childhood centre -YECCA Verandah improvements: $13,431
  • Boorowa Ex-Services & Citizens Club Portable dance floor: $ 8,340.20
  • Boorowa & District Historical Society Inc Concreting under Holgate Bullock wagon: $3,080
  • Rotary Club of Boorowa Community Op Shop Shelving and hanging racks: $7,159
  • Binalong Mechanic Institute Renew/Replace outside stairs: $7,000

This year's sponsorship included:

  • Club Fitness Boorowa Gym equipment upgrade: $5,702.07
  • Boorowa Ex-Services Men's Bowls Assistant post to help bowler on greens: $4,000
  • Boorowa Ex-Services Squash Club Scoring iPads and upgrade of air conditioning: $8,516

The bank has now donated $1,061,601 in community grants over the past 12 years.

This brings our total community contribution to $2.5 million over the last twenty years.

To celebrate our 20 year milestone, the bank has set up two annual scholarships to the value of $5,000.

Applications are now open.