Funding wins for the Sunshine Coast

State Member for Maroochydore, Fiona Simpson

State Member for Maroochydore, Fiona Simpson
State Member for Maroochydore, Fiona Simpson

State Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson welcomed news of funding wins of almost $150,000 for deserving community groups in the Maroochydore Electorate.
Ms Simpson was delighted to congratulate the following groups on their successful grant applications from the Gambling Community Benefit Fund:

  • Coolum Community Kindergarten & Pre-School Association $20,776
  • Maroochydore Tennis Club Inc $11,500
  • Pacific Paradise Progress Association (North Shore Community Centre) $28,537
  • Sunnykids Inc $24,969
  • Sunshine 60 & Better Group Inc $31,818
  • Sunshine Coast Helicopter Rescue Service Ltd $30,786

Total for Maroochydore Electorate $148,386
Funds were awarded for a variety of purposes such as renovating buildings and bathrooms, purchasing furniture and white goods and even for a motor vehicle and specialised safety equipment.
“It’s great news to hear that so many worthy not-for-profit groups in my electorate have been rewarded for their hard work and effort,” Ms Simpson said.
“Groups like these make a significant contribution to our local community and I’m sure they will put these funds to good use.”