RACT is committed to providing assistance to grassroots community organisations, often operated by volunteers, to help them deliver local projects that help improve the lives of their community.
Twice annually, RACT offers grants of up to $2,000 to not-for-profit groups through the RACT Community Fund.
To demonstrate the amazing work that community and non-profit groups do, we would like to introduce you to recipients of the most recent round , and thank the other applicants for their efforts and interest in the RACT Community Grants Fund.
Northern Tasmanian Croquet Centre
Funding will help purchase of new mallets for the local community to use at the Croquet Centre.
Legana Community Group Inc
Members of the group wish to rehabilitate the old walking trail on foreshore and funding will help go towards the installation of two new community bench seats along trail.
Port Sorell Surf Lifesaving Club
Funding will be used to purchase a new noticeboard for the community to use in regards to upcoming events and also for people that go out in the water alone to sign out/sign back in (similar to bushwalkers).
Zonta Club of Devonport Inc
The Zonta Club will purchase new sewing machines to make breast care cushions to provide comfort in the post operative stage of breast cancer treatment.
Bridport Surf Life Saving Club
Funds will help with the purchase of a new sound system to help with major events for the club.
West Moonah Community House
The Community House is planning to offer training in a Certificate 1, Hospitality through TasTafe. Funds will help to purchase a commercial grade coffee machine with plan to include a barista course.
Taroona High School
Riding bikes to school is a common occurrence and is encouraged by the School. Funding will be used to help purchase a new bike rack.
Cremorne Community Group
The funds will be put towards the purchase of a sturdy, portable and easy to erect projector screen for community movie sessions.
Tea Tree Community Association Incorporated
Funds will be used to puchase three new tables to use at the Tea Tree Community hall for events/fundraisers that are run by the local community.
Bream Creek Farmer's Market
With the Easter market in April being the most popular, funds will help towards the cost of equipment and activities to help bring the community together.
Story Dogs Ltd
Funds will go towards the purchase of children's books, dog vests, volunteer vests and reading rugs to place four new dog teams in local Tasmanian schools to help kids read.
King Island Natural Resource Management Group
working on the bush restoration of wharf area The community comes together to work on the bush restoration of the wharf area. Funding will be used towards running field days for the community in 2018.
If you would like notification of the opening of the next round, in March 2018, or if you would like any information about the Fund, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.