Since 2019, ARTC Inland Rail sponsorships and donations program has benefitted more than 120 community groups in New South Wales, Queensland and Victoria with grants worth more than $380,000.
ARTC Inland Rail offer funding between $1,000–$4,000 for individuals and organisations in regional areas along the Inland Rail route that contribute to local and regional prosperity, well-being and sustainability.
Their funding supports short-term or one-off initiatives like:
- sponsoring local festivals and celebrations
- upgrading sporting facilities
- purchasing new laptops for students
- supporting health and wellbeing groups
- mentoring programs
- hosting guest speakers
A coupe of local organisations from within Junee Shire have already benefited from an ARTC Inland Rail sponsorship pack
The Junee Juggernauts now record their three-point shots on the basketball court from a sleek new scoring bench thanks to the Inland Rail Community and Sponsorships Donation program; while Illabo Public School students are living the Chinese proverb: “Life begins the day you start a garden”, by learning the value of growing a vegetable patch from seed to table.
Applications for 2020’s Round 4 close January 31, 2021.
Applications are made by completing a simple three page PDF