A subfund of the Australian Communities Foundation

 

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2017 DEC: RADIO MANSFIELD - $1,000

The Mansfield Community Fund are pleased to support Radio Mansfield with a grant that will go toward the new transmission link at Tolmie. 

 

 

2017 DEC: MANSFIELD KINDERGARTEN - $5,000

The Mansfield Kindergarten committee has begun a large Entrance Revitalisation project which will see the improvement of the entrance and overall fa├žade of the kindergarten grounds.

The Mansfield Community Fund grant will go toward some of the project works, such as the replacement of the front fence, entrance cover and bike racking.

The Mansfield Kindergarten has actively sought additional funding to complete more of the revitalisation works identified in their plan. We look forward to helping the Mansfield Kindergarten committee realise their vision for an improved Community asset.  

 


2017 APR: FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY, MANSFIELD - $2,000

The Friends of the Library, Mansfield are participating in The Little Big Book Club (a program of Raising Literacy Australia) where families of new-born babies in the area will receive a Baby Reading Pack.

This grant will provide around 90 Baby Reading Packs to families of new-born babies in the Mansfield area.

 


2017 MAR: WOODS POINT FIRE BRIGADE - $700

Woods Point Fire Brigade members face an area of operation over 1000 square kilometres, mostly mountainous State Forest and river valleys. Accurate navigation of these areas is essential for the safety of members and the public they serve. This grant supports the purchase of a GPS Navigation System for use in the CFA vehicles.




2017 FEB:  MANSFIELD SKATE PARK

The Mansfield Skate Park was a project prompted by a local teenager. The park opened officially in February 2017.

This project was jointly funded by the Australian Government, the State Government of Victoria and Mansfield Shire Council as well as several significant financial and in-kind contributions made by local businesses, individuals and the Mansfield Community Fund.

The Mansfield Community Fund were pleased to support this local youth initiative.



2017 FEB:  ST. VINCENT de PAUL - "Hames House" Crisis Accommodation $1,000

The "Hames House" project provides short term, rent free accommodation for people experiencing an accommodation crisis in the North East of Victoria.

This is the third donation provided to Hames House as part of a 3 year commitment by MCF. The funds go toward paying for utilities at the house. 



2016 OCT:  MANSFIELD AUTISM STATEWIDE SERVICES (MASS) - Systems to support NDIS $10,000

With the upcoming changes to the funding structure and the introduction of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Mansfield Autism Statewide Services had recognised that their systems and processes would need to be updated to meet the new requirements.

MCF was able to assist locally with a grant for $10,000 and by leveraging contacts with other charitable foundations a further $70,000 was granted to MASS for this major system and process replacement activity.





2016 SEP: MANSFIELD HOSPITAL AUXILIARY - $1,000

In September, the Mansfield Hospital Auxiliary received a grant to support their fundraising activities which directly assist the Mansfield District Hospital and the community it services.




 

2015 DEC: TOLMIE MECHANICS INSTITUTE - Historical Memorabilia Cabinet $1,000

In late December, Tolmie Mechanics Institute representatives Ron O'Dwyer and Rob Allan received a grant to support the build of cabinetry to house the community's historical memorabilia in the Tolmie hall.









2015 NOV: MANSFIELD HISTORICAL SOCIETY - Renovations to Guard's Van $1,000

In 2006 the Mansfield Historical Society moved in to the Mansfield Railway Station. It is from a train carriage at the Station that the Society members work together to fulfill their aim; to preserve and promote the history of the Mansfield region.

The archives held by the Historical Society contain a wealth of information about the history of Mansfield and the surrounding district.

This grant supports renovations required to maintain the carriage.

 



2015 AUG: MANSFIELD PRIMARY SCHOOL - Literacy Program $5,000

The Mansfield Primary School Parents & Friends Committee are working together with the School Council to support a new literacy program. This donation will go towards the purchase of new books to enthuse readers.



 

 

2015 JUL:  ST. VINCENT de PAUL - "Hames House" Crisis Accommodation $1,000

The "Hames House" project provides short term, rent free accommodation for people experiencing an accommodation crisis in the North East of Victoria.

This is the second donation provided to Hames House as part of a 3 year commitment by MCF. The funds go toward paying for utilities at the house. 


2014 DEC: MANSFIELD SES - "Equipment Purchase" $2,000

Funding was provided by MCF to Mansfield SES to acquire a new "Stretcher carrier". This stretcher carrier will be used to assist in the recovery of injured patients in remote areas.


2014 NOV: MANSFIELD HOSPITAL - "Equipment Purchase" $4,000

Funding was provided to acquire a "Day Bed" for the new hospital extension


2014 : MANSFIELD SCOUTS - "Under canvas" $2,000

Funding was provided to the 1st Mansfield Scout Group to purchase new tents. These tents have replaced old leaking canvas tents.


2014 FEB: ST. VINCENT de PAUL - "Hames House" Crisis Accommodation $1,000

The "Hames House" project provides short term, rent free accommodation for people experiencing an accommodation crisis in the North East of Victoria.

MCF have an ongoing grant for the next 3yrs to pay for utilities @ the house


2013 Sept: MANSFIELD STATEWIDE AUTISM SERVICE -"MASS Training Hub" $4,000

This donation provided seed funding to assist in the planning for additional Residential Units and Day Program "Hub" workshop in Mansfield


2013 May: MANSFIELD SECONDARY COLLEGE - "Paddock to Plate" $2,000

The funding has assisted the Secondary College to develop a "Paddock to Plate" program.

Funds allowed the program to establish irrigation & fencing for the new permaculture garden.

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