“The kindy has been successful in securing $30,848 to upgrade facilities,” Mr Pitt said.
“The funds will pay for the kindy to be painted inside and out, new flooring will be laid and new shade covers and cabinets will be installed.
“It is anticipated that the work will be carried out during the June school holidays.”
Mr Pitt said the grant allocations for this round take the total funding provided to not-for-profit organisations to over $606 million with more than 44,500 applications funded since 1994.
“The Gambling Community Benefit Fund is an important initiative that supports the work of these not-for-profit organisations and I urge all community groups to apply for these grants.
“Grant allocations are announced quarterly and applications are accepted at any time.
“Further information on Gambling Community Benefit Fund grants is available on the Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation website at www.olgr.qld.gov.au/grants
“My office has set up a Facebook page that details many other grants that are available to community organisations.
“These grants can provide funding for equipment, infrastructure, training, and sign on days and are another way to raise funds in addition to traditional cent sales, sausage sizzles and car-washes.
“If you belong to an organisation or sporting club I urge you to visit the page to see what you may be eligible for by going to https://www.facebook.com/FNQCommunityGrantInformation
“The Facebook page is being constantly updated as we become aware of more grants. If you know of any grants not listed please, contact my office on 4056 3175 so we can add the information.”