Community Grant Recipients

See all previous recipients of our Community Grants Program here.

All amounts are GST exclusive.

2022-2023

Round 2 

Applicant

Project 

Amount

Mataranka Fishing Sporting and Recreation Club

 

MFSRC May Fishing Competition

$5,000

Mataranka School

Year 5/6 School Camp to Sydney

$5,000

Moriarty Foundation

School of Sport Northern Territory Competition

$5,000

Ngukurr Language Centre Aboriginal Corporation

 

Professional Development and Language Camps

$5,000

Numbulwar Numburindi Arts

 

Discarded Beauty: A Fusion of Weaving and Painting with reclaimed materials

$2,500

AFL NT Barunga Auskick Centre

Barunga Auskick Centre

$5,000

Borroloola Amateur Race Club

BARC arena upgrades

$5,000

Round 1

Applicant

Project 

Amount

Borroloola Old Police Station Museum National Trust of Australia (NT)

 

Purchase of lawnmower

$4,600

Mataranka Fishing Sporting and Recreation

Host a two day fishing competition

$3,000

Numbulwar Numburindi Arts

Special Exhibition Opportunity in Godinymayin Yijard

$5,000

Borroloola School

Purchase ICT equipment to assist and improve the students' ICT skills

$5,000

Borroloola School

Purchase of sports equipment

$5,000

Urapunga School

Library rejuvenation/refurbishment

$5,000

Jilkminggan School

Families attending Jilkminggan FaFT will travel to Darwin for 3 nights for a mini camp

$5,000

Mataranka School FAFT

Families attending Mataranka FaFT will travel to Darwin for 3 nights for a mini camp

$5,000

Wanta Aboriginal Corporation

Training and help to build employment pathways for the students of Ngukurr

$5,000

2021-2022

Round 2

Applicant

Project

Amount

AFL Northern Territory

Run AFL Carnival at Barunga Festival & education session for Arnhem Cup

$5,000

AMRRIC

Animal Empathy Education Program at Ngukurr and Numbulwar Schools

$5,000

Borroloola Gulf Show Society (BGSS)

Purchase of gazebos

$4,925

Borroloola School

Participation in Indigenous Netball Carnival

$5,000

Borroloola School

Purchase of polo t-shirts for school sports

$5,000

Church of the Holy Spirit Numbulwar

Purchase of portable public address system, generator material, Wubuy language books and gardening equipment

$3613.64

Jilkminggan School

Registration in Katherine Netball Association Competition

$2,000

Mataranka Fishing Sporting and Recreation

Host a fishing competition

$3,000

Mataranka School

Implement culturally inclusive maths program

$3,000

Mawurli and Wirriwangkuma Aboriginal Corporation

Bike Program

$3,900

Moriarty Foundation

Organise School of Sport Northern Territory Competition in Borroloola

$5,000

Ngukurr Language Centre Aboriginal Corporation

T-Shirt design

$5,000

Numbulwar Numburindi Arts

Videography Workshop

$3,000

Yugul Mangi Development Aboriginal Corporation

Registration of Women’s Football team in Big Rivers Football League 2022

$5,000

Mawurli and Wirriwangkuma Aboriginal Corporation

Re-establish a service area in Rrumburriya for small engine and vehicle maintenance

$1,995

Arnhem Crows Sporting Association

Purchase playing kits and uniforms

$5,000

Round 1

ApplicantProjectAmount
Arnhem Crows Sporting AssociationNew club shirts$3,000
Barunga SchoolBRFL - Katherine Footy$3,000

 

2020-2021

Round 3

Organisation

Project

Amount 

AFL NT

AFL Carnival-Barunga Festival

$3,000

Arnhem Crows Sporting Association

The Pride of Arnhem. New Supporter Shirts Incorporating our new Club Sponsors

$3,000

Artback NT

Malandarri Festival 2021

$3,000

Bekki Bull

Kriol Awareness Course

$1,000

Beswick School

Sport NT Australian Football 12 years and under Championships

$3,000

Circulation

Urapunga Arts and Op-shop Stalls at Barunga Festival

$2,964

Mataranka Fishing Sporting and Recreation Club

Territory Day Fireworks

$3,000

Jennifer Jenkins

Kriol Awareness Course

$3,000

Moriarty Foundation

John Moriarty Football (JMF) and Indi Kindi Programs

$3,000

Roper River Landcare Group

Never Never Neem Free by 2023 (Mataranka)

$3,000

Yugal Mangi Development Aboriginal Corporation

Ngukurr Bulldogs Senior Men Football Team

$3,000

Yugal Mangi Development Aboriginal Corporation

Women’s Basketball Competition at the 2021 Barunga

$3,000

Jilkminggan School

Jilkminggan School Indigenous Netball Carnival Trip

$2,300

Round 2 

Organisation

Project

Amount

AMRRIC

Supporting the provision of veterinary services for Mataranka and surrounding outstations.

$3,000

ICPA (Isolated Children’s Parents Association)

2021 Sport Camp

$3,000

Mataranka School

Laundry sink (installation) for FaFT and Pre School Room

$2,864.07

Round 1 

No applicants. 

2018-2019

Round 2 

Organisation

Project

Amount

Arnhem Crows Sporting Association

One Club – One Design

$3,000

Artback NT Inc

Malandarri & Numbirindi Festival 2019

$6,000

Borroloola Gulf Show Society

Borroloola Show – Exhibit Display Showcase and Fittings

$3,000

Individual

Eightball travel and accommodation

$1,000

Isolated Children’s Parent’s Association

ICPA Sports Camp 2018

$3,000

Mataranka Better Half Club Campdraft Sub Committee

Purchase of PA System

$1,778

Mataranka Better Half Club

Mataranka Territory Day Celebration

$3,000

Mataranka School

Golf at Mataranka School

$2,400

Round 1

Organisation

Project

Amount

Artback NT

Numburindi Festival 2018

$3,000

Mataranka School

Community Garden

$3,000

2017-2018

Round 1

Organisation

Project

Amount

Artback NT Inc

Jumping castle for 2017 Numburindi Festival

$3,000

Big River Hawks

Equipment for 2017-18 under-18 AFLNT season

$3,000

Beswick Local Authority

Purchase/refurbishment for community barbecue trailer

$3,000

Mataranka Local Authority

Tables and chairs for Stan Martin Park

$3,000

Katherine Netball Association

Purchase of Katherine region uniform for state championships

$2,000

Tjimbat/Teachabout Inc

2017-18 holiday activity program in Minyerri

$2,000

Borroloola School

Tree planting at sports oval

$2,000

Round 2

Organisation

Project

Amount

Isolated Children’s Parents’ Association NT branch

2017 sports camp

$3,000

Ngukurr School

Sustainable Garden to Table project

$3,000

Mataranka Tourism Working Group

Stay, Play and Explore Mataranka and Surrounds project

$3,000

Minyerri Arts and Cultural Centre

Young Makers project

$2,000

Ngukurr netball team

Netball training and trip to Melbourne

$2,000

Never Never Festival Committee

Stay, Play and Explore Mataranka and Surrounds project

$1,000

Big River Hawks

Participation of girls’ team in under-18 NTFL competition

$1,000

2016-2017

Round 1

Organisation

Project

Amount

Borroloola Amateur Race Club

Upgrade spectator seating training activity

$3,000

Enterprise Learning Centre

Assistance with the provision of business workshops in Numbulwar

$3,000

Borroloola FERGS

Assistance with the fit out of change area facilities

$3,000

Mataranka Local Authority

Assistance with the purchase and installation of playground equipment

$3,000

Numbulwar School

Building of garden, plants and materials

$1,500

2015-2016

Round 3

Organisation

Project

Amount

Jilkminggan School

Pathways to employment – Hospitality. Assisting with the purchase of catering equipment for students

$2,945.57

Ngukurr Arts Aboriginal Corporation

Ngukurr Sculpture Project

$3,000

Round 2

Organisation

Project

Amount

Katherine Indigenous Cricket Club

Regional Indigenous Cricket Tour 2016

$3,000

Mataranka Fishing, Sporting and Recreation Club

Mataranka 2016 Australia Day Celebrations

$1,000

Mataranka School

Making the School Visible

$1,000

Numbulwar Football Club

Youth Footy Team Guernseys

$2,640

Sport and Recreation Numbulwar (RGRC)

Youth Basketball Comp Trip

$3,000

Round 1

Organisation

Project

Amount

Enterprise Learning Projects (ELP)

Salary for Arts Facilitator for 84 houses to build a system for storing and conserving language resources so that they can be used well in the future

$1,500

Barunga School

Jawoyn Junior Guides Bike Tours – purchase mountain bikes and bike maintenance equipment for a bike tour at the Barunga festival

$3,000

Wugularr School

Playground – redesign & shade

$1,500

Big River Hawks Football Club

Big River Hawks Football Club travel to and from Darwin

$2,000

Katherine Isolated Children’s Service (KICS)

Library bags, badges & other resources – purchase reusable calico library bags and purchase 2 badge making machines for playgroups

$3,000

Katherine Region School Sports NT

Replacing existing playing strips – new football (soccer) uniforms with new logo

$2,211

Motor Vehicle Enthusiast Club Katherine

Annual Toy Run

$1,000

2014-2015

Round 3

Organisation

Project

Amount

Katherine Indigenous Cricket Team

Regional Indigenous Cricket Tour – for five RGRC Community Members to travel to Thailand for competitive cricket

$3,000

Mataranka Local Authority

Mataranka ANZAC Day Celebrations – provide a community breakfast and lunch and support the ‘Rusty Bugles’ play

$3,000

Barunga School

To purchase an electronic drum kit for the Barunga High School’s music production team

$2,672.85

Mataranka School Council

Mataranka’s ‘Back to the Never Never Festival’ – assisting with arts and music costs

$3,000

Borroloola Amateur Race Club

Fencing of disco and tank/bore area

$3,000

Round 2

Organisation

Project

Amount

Michael Lewis

Costs associated with Michael Lewis attending the 2014 Australian Junior Squash Championships in Perth

$500

Nicole Lorimer

Kiana Station After School Sport Initiative, purchase of tennis equipment

$1,000

Ngukurr Kangaroos Football Club

The purchase of New Jerseys, & sell & buy t-shirts, hats and water bottles with our logo

$3,000

NT Writers Centre – The estate of the late John Andrew McMillan

Renovation and rejuvenation of Lot 58 Larrimah NT – for plumbing the building upstairs and the laundry downstairs

$3,000

AFL NT Big River Hawks Football Club

Travel to and from Darwin; costs including fuel, food and drinks for the players

$3,000

Spur & Anvil Trading Co PTY Ltd

Spur and Anvil Kids Training Project – require equipment for safe and well managed training ground for local community children to develop horsemanship and cattleman skills

$3,000

Round 1

Organisation

Project

Amount

Borroloola and Gulf Show Society

Exhibitor fridge replacement

$3,000

Mataranka School

Mataranka school beautification project

$2,000

Wugularr (Beswick) School

Garden project

$2,000

Dingilina Homeland

Getting young men and women out on Country to learn bush skills from my fathers and grandfathers

$3,000

Yugual Mangi Development Aboriginal Corporation Darlala Motel

Bush Medicine & Bush Garden Project Ngukurr

$3,000

Numbulwar School

Numburindi Arts Shipping Container

$3,000

Jilkminggan School

School excursion

$2,000

2013-2014

Round 2

Organisation

Project

Amount

Artback NT

Borroloola Community Markets

$3,000

Red Flag Dancers

Uniforms ect.

$3,000

Daly Waters Rodeo and Campdraft Association

Repair rodeo chutes

$2,000

Mataranka Sporting, Fishing and Recreation Club

Australia Day 2014

$1,000

Daly Waters Rodeo and Campdraft Association

Tennis courts lights

$3,000

AFL Northern Territory

U18 Big River Hawks travel

$3,000

Banatjarl Strongbala Wumin Group

Meeting room equipment

$3,000

Roper Gulf Regional Council

Bulman School Holiday Events

$1,787.20

Roper Gulf Regional Council

Barunga School Holiday Events

$1,787.20

Roper Gulf Regional Council

Manyallaluk School Holiday Events

$1,787.20

Roper Gulf Regional Council

Jilkminggan School Holiday Events

$1,787.20

Roper Gulf Regional Council

Beswick School Holiday Events

$1,787.20

Round 1 

Organisation

Project

Amount

St Joseph’s Catholic College

Us mob big day out

$1,500

Numbulwar School

Sand2Snow trip

$3,000

Mataranka Sporting, Fishing and Recreation Club

Start up expenses

$3,000

Borroloola Amateur Race Club

Seating at show ground

$1,500

Katherine Regional Arts

Ngukurr artist junk sculpture workshops

$1,500

AFL Northern Territory

Sponsorship Big River Hawks

$1,500

Roper Gulf Regional Council

Beswick Bears Football Club transport

$2,486.40

Roper Gulf Regional Council

Jilkminggan Blues Football Club transport

$2,900.80

Roper Gulf Regional Council

Arnhem Crows Football Club transport

$1,657.60

Roper Gulf Regional Council

Ngukurr Bulldogs Football Club transport

$2,930.40

AFL Northern Territory

U16 Big River Hawks

$3,000

2012-2013

Round 2

Organisation

Project

Amount

Katherine Region Group Schools

Barunga medicine garden

$3,000

Mataranka Magic Netball

Training Skills Camp Darwin U15 & U13

$1,000

Katherine Region Group Schools

Manyallaluk Cultural Knowledge for Children Program

$3,000

Daly Waters Progress Association

Annual Easter Rodeo

$3,000

Mataranka Bushmans Carnival

New Years Eve Fun Gymkhana

$3,000

Isolated Children’s Parents Association Katherine Branch

NT ICPA State Conference

$3,000

Katherine Country Music Muster

2013 Katherine Country Music Muster

$1,000

Jawoyn Association Aboriginal Corporation

Marketing for Barunga Festival 2013

$3,000

Round 1

Organisation

Project

Amount

National Trust of Australia NT

Fencing of old Police Station Museum in Borroloola

$3,000

Mataranka Magic Netball

U12 & U13 to netball in Katherine in Term 2 & 3 2013

$1,000

Katherine Region Group Schools

Wugularr School & Community Garden

$3,000

Mataranka Better Half Club

2013 Never Never Festival

$1,500

Golden Glow Nursing Service Katherine

Wheel-chair lifter for Golden Glow troop carrier

$2,000

World Fire Fighters

Silver Support

$2,000

Ngukurr Arts Centre

Ngukurr Community Arts/Culture Camp

$3,000

AFL Northern Territory

U16 competition

$3,000

Katherine Regional Arts

Barunga Festival Screen Printing Project 2013

$2,600

Mataranka School

Water tank

$3,000

2011-2012

Round 3 

Organisation

Project

Amount

Jake Frith

Canberra Excursion

$500

Lanie Cowley

Canberra Excursion

$500

Marnie Cowley

Canberra Excursion

$500

Katherine Region Group Schools

Bulman School Canberra Camp

$1,500

Industry Mystery Links Australia Beswick

Forgiveness Week in Beswick

$1,000

Wakakirri Outback Festival

Wakakirri Outback Festival in Barunga 20-24 August 2014

$940

Mungoorbada Aboriginal Corp.

Robinson River Tigers to travel to Barunga Festival 2012

$1,500

Ngukurr Arts Aboriginal Co.

Art component of Ngukurr Festival 2014

$940

Walamun Aboriginal Corp.

Outdoor movie package

$1,000

Borroloola Amateur Race Club

Refreshment area relocation

$1,500

Katherine School of the Air

Vietnam Excursion – Ryan Harrison

$500

Eva Valley Cats

Uniform, fuel & team supplies

$1,000

Mataranka Magic Netball

Fuel, netball equipment & uniforms for Term 2 & 3 2013

$1,000

Mabunji Aboriginal Resource Association Inc

Prizes & trophies for NAIDOC Week 2012

$1,500

Katherine Region Group Schools

Manyallaluk Garden

$1,000

Katherine School of the Air

Vietnam Excursion – Justine Hunter

$500

Katherine School of the Air

Vietnam Excursion – Margaret Willika

$500

Katherine School of the Air

Vietnam Excursion – Carlisa Willika

$500

Katherine School of the Air

Vietnam Excursion – Baylee walters

$500

Katherine School of the Air

Vietnam Excursion – Echo Martin

$500

Catholic Care NT

Art & Craft for family Coping Program in Barunga August 2012

$500

Round 2

Organisation

Project

Amount

Mataranka School Council

Assist with costs to purchase new tables for the outdoor eating area

$3,000

Mataranka Never Never Festival

Assist with costs associated with the 2012 Mataranka Never Never Festival

$3,000

Softball NT

Assist with costs for Shawnee Anderson, Sheyanne Anderson and Shona Anderson to participate in the Australia Day under 19s Canberra Netball Carnival

$3,000

Alawa Aboriginal Corporation

Assist with costs to provide sporting equipment for sport and recreation activities in Minyerri over the Christmas period

$3,000

Daly Waters Progress Association

Assist with costs towards the hall amenities upgrade

$3,000

Big River Hawks Football Club

Assist with costs for the home game 21 Jan 12 at Nitmiluk Oval

$3,000

Jody Hocking

Assist with costs to contribute financially to the Australia Day breakfast and purchase prizes in Mataranka

$1,000

Leanne Spencer

Assist with costs to contribute financially to the ANZAC day Service breakfast and lunch in Mataranka

$1,000

Round 1 

Organisation

Project

Amount

King Ash Bay Fishing Club

Assist with costs to provide disabled access around the amenity building at King Ash Bay Fishing Club

$2,240

Roper River Landcare Group

Assist with costs involved with the purchase of a crocodile trap to be placed in the Roper River downstream of Jilkminggan and Elsey Station

$3,000

Beswick Bears Football Club

Assist with costs to purchase trophies and catering for the Beswick Football Presentation 2011 Awards Ceremony

$3,000

2010-2011

Round 3

Organisation

Project

Amount

Mataranka Fishing Club

Assist with purchase of materials and/or equipment to use as prizes for the 2011 Mataranka Barra Bash

$2,000

Arnhem Crows Football Club

Assist with costs involved with participation  in AFL competitions in Katherine and Darwin

$2,000

Borroloola Youth Voice Committee

Assist with purchase of stationery and catering for monthly meeting

$2,000

Numbulwar Youth Voice Committee

Assist with purchase of stationery and catering for monthly meeting

$2,000

Ngukurr Youth Voice Committee

Assist with purchase of stationery and catering for monthly meeting

$2,000

Jessika Bradley

Assist with costs to attend National School Sport U16 Girls AFL Championships in Canberra

$1,000

Jess Sullivan

Assist with costs to attend National School Sport U16 Girls AFL Championships in Canberra

$1,000

Mungoorbada Aboriginal Corporation

Assist with costs involved with participation in the Softball Competition at the Barunga Festival in June 2011

$3,000

Borroloola Amateur Race Club

Assist with the purchase of fencing materials to continue on with project to upgrade grounds

$2,000

Ngukurr Language Centre

Assist with purchase and update of crucial equipment to re-establish Ngukurr Language Centre

$2,500

Round 2

Organisation

Project

Amount

Mataranka Better Half Club

Assist with catering for Mataranka Social activities (i.e. Territory Day and Roper Gulf Shire Council’s 3rd Birthday)

$500

Merren Williams

Assist with Family Fun Day in Mataranka on Australia Day 2011

$500

Big River Football Club

Assist with providing the playing group with a meal before and after each game

$3,000

Katherine Regional Arts

Assist with funding Bulman Community Festival in June/July 2011

$500

Mabunji Aboriginal Resources Association

Assist with producing a DVD about the opening of the Borroloola Bridge

$500

Isolated Children's Parent Association

Assist with the hosting of the association’s National Conference 2011

$3,000

Borroloola Amateur Race Club

Assist with partially funding materials towards a boundary fence replacement

$3,000

Mataranka Netball

Assist with transport costs for teams

$1,000

Mataranka School Council

Assist with purchases of a grand stand for multi-purpose covered area

$1,000

Black Cockatoo Band

Assist with replacing and upgrading musical instruments for local indigenous bank in Jilkminggan

$1,000

Beswick Bears Football Club

Assist with costs of trophies and awards for champion team

$500

Round 1 

Organisation

Project

Amount

Katherine High School

To support an incentive program to increase attendance and achievement by Indigenous students in Senior School

$3,000

Mataranka Better Half Club

To buy a public address system for the Community Hall and Chapel

$2,500

Maryanne Lewis

To support Bradley Lewis to represent the NT as a boundary umpire in the Australian AFL U15s Combined Championships in Perth

$500