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21 July 2021
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Ararat community-led programs and environmental and sustainability-based projects have an opportunity to gain financial backing from a renewable-energy company.
Ararat Wind Farm is now accepting applications for its 2021 sustainable grants program.
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The company has supported communities across Ararat, Pyrenees and Northern Grampians municipalities since 2017.
Ararat Rural City Council chief executive Tim Harrison said the program, administered by the council, provided eligible groups with financial assistance, helping them run innovative and sustainable projects to benefit the wider community.
“Grants of up to $5000 for smaller projects or $10,000 with matching funding for larger projects are available through the program,” he said.
Applications close at 5pm on August 9. Application forms are available online at www.ararat.vic.gov.au/services/grants/ararat-wind-farm-sustainable-grants-program-2021.