RAA has announced the 12 South Australian community organisations who won a share of $50,000 in grant money, to help them fund critical projects that will improve the safety and wellbeing of local communities.
The recipients of RAA Regional Safety Grants include seven country fire service brigades, which will now be able to purchase crucial firefighting, rescue, and first-aid equipment, Centacare Catholic Country, which will use the fund to boost suicide intervention support in drought-affected regions throughout the Eyre Peninsula, Mid North and Far North, and Renmark West Primary which will now be able to install new security cameras on school grounds.
Amanda Trainor, RAA spokesperson, said they received 50 applications for this year’s RAA Regional Safety Grants.
“It can be really difficult for small communities in country areas to raise money for important projects, which is why RAA’s Regional Safety Grants are so important,” Trainor said. “RAA is pleased to be able to provide $50,000 worth of grants to 12 worthy causes across the state this year, which all share a common goal of keeping South Australians safe.”
Aside from Centacare and Renmark West Primary School, other grant recipients include Big Swamp Community Centre, Bute CFS Brigade, Goolwa Regatta Yacht Club, Hardwicke Bay Progress Association, Kingsley CFS Group, Monash CFS Chaffey Group, Northern Barossa CFS Group, Rockleigh CFS Support Group, SA CFS Millicent Brigade, and Williamstown CFS.