Batemans Bay Startup Grants Announced

Six Batemans Bay not for profit organisations will share in more than $180,000 in start up grants as part of the IRCF program launch on the South Coast.

The Start-Up Grant round is the first investment of the IRCF program in Batemans Bay. The grants were provided to local organisations to prepare the community for the next phase of the IRCF program, and prior to the development of the Community Roadmap.

With support from The Snow Foundation, six NFPs in Batemans Bay received a start up grant to build their capacity to strengthen their organisation.

The IRCF Start-Up Grant recipients and their projects are outlined below.   

Clyde River and Batemans Bay Historical Society IncAspire, Acquire, Become!Build organisational capacity in readiness for a major expansion of built infrastructure and complexity of operations as partnerships are formalised through the delivery of Governance training for the Clyde River & Batemans Bay Historical Society and other historical society Boards.Batemans Bay$22,923
Community Life Batemans Bay IncLook Listen LearnInspire and develop capacity and organisational sustainability by conducting a one-day workshop for directors, staff and volunteers, with a focus on nurturing individual leadership, good governance, responsibility and accountability.Batemans Bay$5,045
Eurobodalla Education and Therapy Services LtdBuilding Allied Health in the EurobodallaStrengthen organisational succession planning for the team at Muddy Puddles and retain local people and skills by establishing a student placement in Allied Health program.Batemans Bay$37,500
SEARMS Aboriginal CorporationCommunity - Stronger TogetherPrepare the SEARMS Aboriginal Corporation for their next chapter with the development of a community engagement plan and new strategic plan to capitalise on their partnerships and networks and adjust to changing funding dynamics. Batemans Bay$40,000
Southcoast Health and Sustainability AllianceTurbocharging South Coast Volunteer, not for profitsDrive widespread and coordinated capacity building across a range of 20+ grass roots NFP's in the Eurobodalla area through the appointment of a centralised project coordinator to support governance, leadership and communications programs.Batemans Bay$37,500
The Family Place IncGrowing a strong service for a strong and vibrant communityDrive innovation in service delivery, strengthen governance and invest in the leadership for The Family Place through the appointment of a consultant to guide strategic planning for the future while acknowledging trauma and providing space to heal after the fires. Moruya$40,785