2019: Grant Recipients

We continue to work towards the public good. We are focused on developing individuals who help their communities grow and flourish.

The Community-University Partnership (CUP) Grants program is designed to support the development of our regions through contributions to cultural, economic, sporting and related activities and build higher education aspiration and awareness particularly among young people in rural and regional communities

Round One of the 2019 program awarded about $60,000 to community groups across the University footprint.

Grants were available in six categories: arts and culture, education, Indigenous development, health and wellbeing, environmental sustainability, and sport.

RoundCategoryOrganisation Project Outline
Round One Arts and Culture Flying Fruit Fly Foundation Framing and printing for Capturing Creativity Art Exhibition
Round One Arts and Culture Bathurst Regional Council Australian Poetry Slam
Round One Arts and Culture Rockley Public School Rockley Public School mosaic project
Round One Arts and Culture Latin American Film Festival Uruguay Embassy, Latin American Film Festival
Round One Arts and Culture Live Words Woven Yarns audio drama project
Round One Arts and Culture Bathurst Arts Council Bathurst Youth Arts Awards concert
Round One Arts and Culture Wellington Eisteddfod Society Incorporated Venue hire for Wellington Eisteddfod
Round One Arts and Culture Fishdog Dubbo Artist Residency pilot program for artists from China
Round One Arts and Culture Calare Public School Calare Public School Mural Art Project
Round One Arts and Culture St Josephs Regional College St Josephs Regional College Port Macquarie Visual Art Workshops
Round One Arts and Culture Booranga Writers' Centre Production, design, and printing of the fourW thirty Anthology of New Writing journal.
Round One Arts and Culture Uranquinty Preschool Purchase equipment and resources to support two local artist to visit the Uranquinty Preschool
Round One Education Development Albury Public School Parents and Citizens' Association Purchase of magnifying equipment
Round One Education Development Murray High School Purchase of projector for Murray High School
Round One Education Development Bathurst Early Childhood Intervention Service Children's Lego therapy program
Round One Education Development Denison College Kelso High Campus Denison College Kelso High iSTEM
Round One Education Development Wattle Flat Public School Wattle Flat Public School therapy room
Round One Education Development Denison College Kelso High Campus Purchase of laptops for Autistic  students
Round One Education Development Bathurst West Public School  Give Back Program
Round One Education Development Mitchell Early Learning Centre Early childhood movement skills program
Round One Education Development Dubbo Public School New robotic technological equipment for Dubbo Public School STEM project
Round One Education Development Orange Public School Orange Public School representative sports uniforms
Round One Education Development St. Joseph's Primary School Port Macquarie St. Joseph's Primary School Port Macquarie, outdoor classroom
Round One Education Development Early Connections Port Macquarie Hastings Purchase of Early Connections Literacy Team resources including C-Pens and Decodable Readers
Round One Education Development Naradhan P&C Association Grace Wilkes-Bowes attending the CASE Space School International Study Program
Round One Education Development Junee Preschool Inc. Introducing to students STEM, basics of computer programming with bee-bots
Round One Environmental Sustainability Birallee Park Neighbourhood House Inc Purchasing tools and resources to teach the community how to change trash to treasure
Round One Environmental Sustainability Albury Wodonga Public School P&C Purchase portable bench seating and magnification equipment to utilise in the garden
Round One Environmental Sustainability Greening Bathurst Greening Bathurst Public Lecture Series
Round One Environmental Sustainability Walan Wirringah Womens Group Community Garden Project
Round One Environmental Sustainability Rotary Club Orange Sustainable Living Week and Expo
Round One Environmental Sustainability Bidgee School Greenhouse and garden structure made from up-cycling products that would normally be thrown away
Round One Health and Wellbeing Bathurst Uniting Church Winter crisis accommodation project
Round One Health and Wellbeing Rockley Public School Rhythms at Rockley student wellbeing program
Round One Health and Wellbeing Denison College Kelso High Campus Installation of cold water drinking fountain
Round One Health and Wellbeing Zonta Club of Port Macquarie Inc. Purchase of birthing kits for third world countries
Round One Indigenous Engagement LeaderLife Ltd Apollo House Landscaping Project
Round One Indigenous Engagement Calare Public School Calare Public School, education garden, 'Wiradjuri Walk'
Round One Indigenous Engagement Mulyan Public School Yindyamarra Reflection Garden
Round One Indigenous Engagement St Joseph's Regional College Indigenous Gathang Language Workshops
Round One Indigenous Engagement Uranquinty Preschool Embedding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture by engaging children in cultural experiences around language, art and music
Round One Sports Development Chess World (Australia) Pty Ltd, trading as "Kids Unlimited" and as "Chess Kids" Professional Chess Player to run Schools Tournament
Round One Sports Development Wodonga Hockey Club Financial support to cover travel costs for representative players and coaches
Round One Sports Development Bathurst Bushrangers ARFC Inc Purchase of junior players sporting equipment
Round One Sports Development Cathedral Catholic Primary School, Bathurst Purchase of representative rugby jerseys
Round One Sports Development Bushrangers Netball Purchase of sporting equipment
Round One Sports Development Central West Gymnastics Orange Interstate gymnastics support
Round One Sports Development Calare Public School Purchase of athletics equipment
Round One Sports Development Nambucca Aquatic Swim Club Inc Purchase of starting blocks and backstroke ledges 
Round One Sports Development Kendall Tennis Club Sponsorship of Kendall Tennis Clubs Todd Woodbridge Cup
Round One Sports Development Cootamundra Amateur Basketball Association Assistance with junior girls basketball team to compete in the Country Championship League