PNMSA Awards History
We have been very successful in getting grants to support a number of projects and to equip the Men’s Shed going forward. The awards shown in BLUE have been fully acquitted/final reports accepted.
|FY2024||$2,800||62. 2023 Federal Government Stronger Communities Programme Round 8: support for the addition of electric circuitry at Stringer Reserve.|
|$3,500||63. 2023 Federal Government National Shed Development Programme Round 25: support for the upgrade to facilities at Stringer Reserve including the addition of electric circuitry and safety additions.|
|FY2023||$2,043||46. 2022 National shed Development Program Round 23; Health and well-being support.|
|$2,500||53. MornPen Placemaking Grants: creation of additional “Buddy Benches” at Sorrento Primary, St Joseph’s Sorrento and Sorrento PreSchool.|
|$13,457||58. Erika Foundation: off-the-grid solar installation at Stringer Reserve. Note: With the decision of the Shire to allow the connection of the building to the current power grid, negotiations are in progress on how best we can best allocate the funds.|
|$500||60. 2023 Shire Community Support: funding material for the schools proposed intergenerational program.
|FY2022||$2,000||31. 2021 Federal Government Volunteer: submission for the improvement of the facilities, equipment and training at Stringer Reserve. (Payment received 7/1/2022, report expected 31st December 2022.|
|$6,300||34. 2021 State Government Funding for Men’s Sheds: Our submission focussed on Heating/Cooling plus security at the Hangar. All work completed in February 2022. Report provided and accepted.|
|$1,996||38. Defib21/22-01 Defibrillator Purchase and Installation: Community Grants for defibrillators, through Shire. Installation of an external unit at Stringer Reserve Blairgowrie.|
|$500||40. FG21/22-003 MornPen Flexi-Grant: design and build 2 “Buddy Benches” at St. Joseph’s Primary School.|
|$500||50. Poli-Pix Competition: submitted pictures of the Flinders electorate candidates at the Men’s Shed Q&A sessions. Awarded one of the smaller prizes for the initiative.
Note: this was donated to a local charity supplying uniforms to disadvantaged families in our area.
|FY2021||$500||3. CEF018/19-20 Mornington Peninsula Shire Community Events: (2nd cycle of grant award towards the costs of the Billy Kart Grand Prix 2021). Event was cancelled due to COVID restrictions and very strict Tier 3 regulations imposed on any event in Victoria. We could not meet the conditions.|
|$2,300||23. DHHS – Victorian Men’s Shed Program: COVID-19 support (Grant – refurbish the kitchen). Formal report submitted confirming kitchen installation.|
|$750||25. National Shed Development Program (NSDP) Round 21: for Shed Improvement items for Hangar and Storage Shed. Awarded for first aid training for 10 people. Booked in for June 15th 2022. Report provided and accepted.|
|$7,820||26. BRCG00008 Wildlife and Habitat Bushfire Recovery Program: support Bushfire impacted areas – create and deliver nesting boxes to Birdlife Australia for distribution in East Gippsland Victoria. Federal Government Grant – final report submitted August 2021.|
|$1,000||27. FG20/21-23 Flexi-Grant for Sensory Tables: design and build 4 nests of tables – 2 for St Joseph’s and 2 for Sorrento Primary School. Acquittal submitted February 2021.|
|$2,200||29. MornPen Shire COVID Recovery: application for materials to support the restart of the Rye Primary Bike Recovery program – purchase tools to support a bike workshop at Stringer Reserve. Acquittal provided.|
|$1,050||MornPen Shire Stringer Reserve Build – Contribution of 50% of quoted cost for site preparation for PNMS at Stringer Road Reserve, Blairgowrie.|
|FY2020||$500||3. CEF018/19-20 Mornington Peninsula Shire Community Events: (donation towards the costs of the Billy Kart Grand Prix 2020). Acquittal accepted.|
|$3,000||11. STCO78345: Stronger Communities Grant (purchase of computer hardware and software, including 3D printer).|
|$3,550||14. EH0E7O3: 2020 Federal Government Volunteers Grant (Purchase of the Defibrillator, First Aid Equipment and training for Mobile Workshop). (Note: The balance extended to the Music group at the Hangar)|
|$2,200||16. Bendigo Bank March 2020 community support: (Upgrading the kitchen facilities at the Hangar).|
|$495||24. Custom Number Plate: (New plates “HelpU” for the Mobile Workshop) No Acquittal required.|
|FY2019||$5,000||1. Bendigo Bank: (donation for the purchase of the Mobile Workshop).|
|$5,000||4. RACV Foundation 🙁donation for the purchase of the Mobile Workshop).|
|$20,000||5. Mornington Peninsula Shire S223: Budget Allocation (Update of the toilet facilities at the Hangar). Shire managed the award, project and finances.|
|$3,000||8. CPG18/1901: Mornington Peninsula Shire “Placemaker” Grant (Various primary School Projects). Acquittal accepted by the Shire.|
|$5,000||9. N5XF6L5: Federal Government Volunteers Grant (Purchase of Tools, Garden equipment and First Aid items.|
|$1,000||13. FG19/20-55: Mornington Peninsula Shire Flexi-Grant (Sorrento Primary Garden Restoration).|
|FY2018||$1,000||7. FG181901: Mornington Peninsula Shire Flexi-Grant (Initial Website Creation).|