Community Fund

Moorabool Wind Farm is committed to the Moorabool Shire community and to strengthening relationships with the local community. Each year, financial support will be provided for projects that will provide lasting benefits to the local community. The aim of the fund is to:

  • Give back to the Community in which Moorabool Wind Farm will be a long term neighbour
  • Promote positive and long term results for the local community
  • Promote sustainability
  • Strengthen community connections
  • Encourage social well being.

To date, Moorabool Wind Farm has invested more than $450,000 in the local community through its community funding, local sponsorships, and community partnerships. More details can be found here.

Moorabool Wind Farm Community Fund Round Three - 2022

Round Three was open for applications from 1 May - 24 June 2022.

Thank you to the local community groups that applied for funding. The Community Fund Assessment Panel are currently considering applications and expect to advise applicants of their funding outcome in early September 2022.

General Community Fund

The Guidelines for the General Community Fund are available here.

To preview the application form and requirements please visit https://goldwindaustralia.smartygrants.com.au/MNWFROUNDTHREE

Scholarship Fund

The Guidelines for the Scholarship Fund are available here.

To preview the application form for a Scholarship please visit https://goldwindaustralia.smartygrants.com.au/MNWFRoundTHREESCHOLARSHIP

 

Moorabool Wind Farm Community Fund Round Two - 2021

Moorabool wind farm was pleased to fund eight successful local initiatives in the second round of the community fund:

  • Mount Egerton Fire Brigade - Fire Brigade Fire Fighting Equipment
  • Ballan Recreation Reserve - Community Hub Kitchen Facility Upgrade
  • Ballan Stationeers - Ballan Station Native Grassland Project
  • Ballark and District Gun Club - Two new trap houses
  • Gordon Public Park Hall at the Gordon Public Park Reserve - Energy efficiency upgrade
  • Moorabool Landcare Network - Nursery renovation to assist in regeneration
  • Meredith Community Centre - Community social lunches
  • Ballan Golf Club - Pedestrian Bridges

Moorabool Wind Farm would like to thank the local volunteer fund assessment panel for their help in this round of community fund submission assessments.

Moorabool Wind Farm Community Fund Round One - 2020

Moorabool Wind Farm was pleased to fund ten successful local initiatives in the first round of the community fund:

  • Meredith Community Centre - Public Access Defibrillator
  • Ballan Cricket Club - Ballan Cricket Club Storage Container
  • Gordon Primary School - Waste and Recycling Upgrade
  • Ballan District Vintage Machinery and Vehicle Club - Power Upgrade
  • Gordon Public Park & Recreation Reserve Incorporated - Kitchen Refurbishment
  • Ballan Bowling Club - New Synthetic Grass Green
  • Ballan District Health and Care -Supporting Active Ageing in Ballan
  • Ballan RSL Sub-branch - Ballan RSL asbestos removal and solar panels
  • Gordon Football & Netball Club - Netball Facility Upgrade
  • Ballan Golf Club - Pedestrian Bridges