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

The Guidelines for the Fund are available here.

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 will open for applications in May 2022. The Guidelines for the Fund are available here.

Moorabool wind farm is seeking members of the local community to collaborate with us to determine how the fund for 2022 will be distributed to community-based projects, Members of the Moorabool Wind Farm Assessment Panel evaluate each application and make recommendations to Moorabool Wind Farm on how the benefits of the project should be shared.

Further details can be found here.

If you are interested in working together with Moorabool wind farm on the community fund assessment panel, please complete the Expression of Interest Form.  Applications close 31st March 2022.

Moorabool Wind Farm Community Fund Round Two - 2021

Moorabool wind farm is pleased to announce the 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 is pleased to announce the ten successful local initiatives in the second 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