Temora Little Athletics
Temora Little Athletics will purchase new and safer athletics equipment with their grant and a new fridge for those after training cool drinks!
Carinbundi Foundation is using its funds towards refurbishing and building homes for people with disabilities, giving them the opportunity for supported independent living.
Keli Loeskow from Sunfam, Bundaberg, said Corteva Agriscience and Sunfam were delighted to be gifting the Carinbundi Foundation $2,500.
“The Carinbundi Foundation is a registered charity in Bundaberg. They are not an investor or developer and they are building quality, affordable homes for People living with a disability. They depend on donations from the community to ensure People living with a disability can live their best life. That is why we nominated them for this grant,” she said.
Nominated by Farmcraft, Boonah
The Fassifern Sports Club will use their grant to financially assist families with the high costs of registration, equipment, and coaching .
Bacchus Marsh Lions Club
Club President Russ Hendry said "Bacchus Marsh Farm Supplies told me they had entered us because they think we're great and we do great things for the community, and we won!"
The surprise cash will go towards funding a camping experience for six children to attend Licola Wilderness Village for a week in late-January 2021.
This is a location the Lions Club have used for camps for over 50 years, sending underpriviledged, deserving, special needs and disengaged youth for a week of activities and fun.
Image courtesy of the Fassifern Guardian & Tribune
“The Corteva and CRT grant is a wonderful surprise for us all and we’re incredibly grateful. As a tight knit group, these funds will help benefit our local youth and community by lessening the burden on families and individuals through financial assistance for registration, equipment, coaching and the general workings of these six sporting groups.” Richard Darvel, spokesperson for the Fassifern Sports Club.
The Fassifern Sports Club
Kerang Lawn Tennis Club
The Kerang Lawn Tennis Club are using their grant to update their venue lights and to boost the Junior program .
Terry Treacy aka Trakka says “On Friday nights we have coaching for the juniors which brings in farming family's for a BBQ and a few cool drinks, the kids love it. Everything is of course run by volunteers. We have what we call the "log cabin" which incorporates the bar, BBQ, tea room and storage shed. The log cabin could to with a birthday, and this money is going to go a long way to improve the facilities used by the whole club.”
Nominated by Nutrien Ag Solutions, Kerang
Bacchus Marsh, Victoria
Nominated by Bacchus Marsh Farm Supplies
Temora, New South Wales
Nominated by Nutrien Ag Solutions, Temora
Nominated by Sunfam Pty Ltd, Bundaberg
Warren Pony Club
Moneeka Angel, Head Coach/ Events Co-Ordinator of the Warren Pony Club said "we are delighted to have won this money, it will go a long way in helping to build day yards for club events. The day yards are essential in attracting competitors from across the state to participate in events, and having these facilities will also enable the Warren Pony Club to host larger events such as the State Tetrathon."
Warren Pony Club attracts pony enthusiasts between four and twenty five years old, and in addition to being an important community group within the local Manjimup Shire, Moneeka said that “Pony Club teaches youngsters responsibility, commitment and mentoring skills while having fun and socializing”.
Manjimup, Western Australia
Nominated by Nutrien Ag Solutions, Manjimup
Strathalbyn Interchurch Council
The Strathalbyn Interchurch Council raise funds to distribute Christmas hampers to families in need. They used their grant to give out hampers to over 140 families.
“The funds that were received from this grant enabled many more families in the local community to be assisted as we were unable to have our normal fund-raising activities during the year due the COVID restrictions.”
Graham Jenke, Interchurch Council Chairman
Woodside, South Australia
Nominated by DJ's Growers Supplies and Services
Matong Community Group
Matong Community Group is using their surprise grant to help rebuild the town after the loss of their beautiful local pub and their antique store.
"Matong as a town has had the worst luck in recent year. The most beautiful building in Matong, the pub, had to be destroyed, the only store in town - Matong memories -burned down and the oval is in complete disrepair. There is a small group of people desperately trying to get a community centre built to try and lift community spirit. This grant is going to help in so many ways."
Matong, New South Wales
Nominated by Nutrien Ag Supplies, Narrandera
Birchip Junior Cricket Club
Birchip Junior Cricket Club are putting their grant towards helping more local kids play cricket.
"A lot of the senior members of the club, put their own money in to help disadvantaged kids in town get some much needed cricket gear. It can be anything from bats, gloves, clothing. Or they just pay the kids membership, to keep them interested and to ensure we have a cricket club in town for years to come."
Nominated by Nutrien Ag Supplies, Birchip
Lameroo Lawn Tennis Club
Lamaroo Lawn Tennis Club plan to use their grant to coach a wider age group, specifically “toddler tennis” as activities for pre-schoolers is severely limited in the community, the grant will also help them maintain their aging but well loved courts and general maintenance of their facilities
Lameroo, South Australia
Nominated by Walter Agencies, Lameroo
Riding for the Disabled Association
The Riding for the Disabled Association in Orange will use their grant to provide a valuable service to children with disabilities through horse riding and other animal therapies.
Orange, New South Wales
Nominated by Rural Centre Pty Ltd, Orange
Warracknabeal Golf Club
The Warracknabeal Golf Club is using their grant for a new water system project, which will help reduce labour, water & power resources.
Nominated by Robert Smith and Co Pty Ltd, Warracknabeal
Manangatang Race Club
"The cancellation of our annual cup meeting in 2020 was a big blow to a community that relies on the Managatang races to keep local businesses in operation."
"Now we are turning our attention to 2021 and our aim is to attract a record crowd of 4000 people to the heart of the Mallee. With Corteva and Nutrien Ag's grant we are going to make up for lost time and bring the Manang Cup back with a bang"
Manangatang, South Australia
Nominated by Nutrien Ag Solutions, Manangatang
Pinaroo Lions Club
"Nutrien Ag Solutions, along with Pinnaroo Lions Club and Mallee Arts will be hosting a Mens Mental Health function including guest speakers and meals in Feburary 2021. I estimate at least 30% of our community is affected by Mental Heath in some form. Small communities such as Pinnaroo receive limited services at best in Mental Health, this grant will go a long way to support this initiative" - Mick Sparnon, Nutrien Ag Solutions, Pinaroo
Pinaroo, South Australia
Nominated by Nutrien Ag Solutions, Pinaroo
Donald Junior Cricket Club
Donald Junior Cricket Club will be using their grant to purchase new uniforms for the young cricketers from Wycheproof, Charlton, Marnoo and Donald.
Nominated by Nutrien Ag Solutions, Donald
Please note: at time of publishing not all cheque presentations have occurred yet. This information will be updated on a regular basis.
Lockhart Bowling Club
Lockhart Bowling Club will use the grant to upgrade their facilities to provide a family friendly environment for the community to gather in.
Lockhart, New South Wales
Nominated by Nutrien Ag Solutions, Lockhart
After limited opportunities to fundraise due to COVID in 2020, the Warren Pony Club will use their grant to make improvements to their grounds so they host better events in the future.
Image courtesy of the Mooraboola News
Southern Districts Footballl Club
The much needed grant will be used by the "Crocs" for more pop-up shades, eskies and mobile fans for the junior grades who all play in the hot and humid conditions between October to March.
Darwin, Northern Territory
Nominated by Nutrien Ag Solutions, Humpty Doo
Brinkworth Koolunga Cricket Club
The Brinkworth Koolunga Cricket Club is a hub for many Junior Cricketers. Currently there are no designated female changerooms and minimal female toilets. This grant will go a long way in upgrading the facilities to enable more females to play cricket for the club.
Koolunga, South Australia
Nominated by Koolunga Garage Farm Supplies
Carabost Rural Fire Brigade
"As a small rural group of farmers, we are dedicated to protecting not only the immediate areas of Tarcutta, Tumbarumba and Rosewood but often called in to support larger areas such as Tumut and vast Forests Landscapes and plantations." says Scott Morrow, Account Manager at Nutrien Ag Solutions, Wagga Wagga.
"Our little shed houses 2 mobile Fire trucks Cat 1 & Cat 4 and all the relevant fire equipment to maintain hoses, radio equipment, pumps and all essential service material ready to fight at a moment’s notice."
Nominated by Nutrien Ag Solutions, Wagga Wagga
"Last year’s devastating fires, as we all saw, affected large areas of Australia, what it brought to our attention was the strength shown everyday for three weeks straight how that shed housed our spirit to get up and go to work and support other fire fighters."
We are proposing to add a large lockable skillion to this shed. This will not only make more room to work but be a little more comfortable when holding our monthly meetings with some basic comforts of a kitchen area."
"A large sum such as this being donated to small communities make such a large impact on getting things done"