Community sponsorship program from MidCoast Water MidCoast LGA (overall news) by Dave Brazier - May 26, 2015 With a pool of $62,000 in funding available, organisations in the Manning Great Lakes and Gloucester areas are encouraged to make application to MidCoast Water’s annual community sponsorship program. The annual program aims to assist local groups and organisations by providing them with the opportunity to share in the funding pool for the 2015-16 financial year. To qualify for funding, applicants must demonstrate their community-based project or event contributes to the social wellbeing of the broader community. Acting general manager Brendan Guiney encourages groups across the MidCoast Water service area to consider making an application. “MidCoast Water takes pride in supporting our local community in their endeavours, and our sponsorship program is one way in which we can do this,” Mr Guiney said. In the past sponsorship has been allocated to a range of organisations for a variety of purposes such as events, festivals, upgrades of community facilities, children’s services and more. Applications for sponsorship are now open. Application forms can be downloaded from www.midcoastwater.com.au/sponsorship or obtained by contacting MidCoast Water on 1300 133 455. Applications close on June 26.