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CS Energy provides $158,000 to local community groups

05 Feb 2020

CS Energy has supported 18 local community groups and not-for-profit organisations in Round 3 of our Community Sponsorship Program.

The successful applicants came from the Western Downs, Banana Shire and Brisbane area, and will share in $158,000 awarded in this funding round.

The sponsorships range from $1,500 to $20,000 and support projects that CS Energy believes will have a lasting, positive impact on the community.

Round 3 community sponsorship recipients

Recipient Activity or event Amount provided
Biloela State High School NAIDOC Day of Celebration in Biloela (Jul 2019) $1,500
Black Dog Ball Inc. Major Central Qld event held during Qld Mental Health Week to raise funds and awareness (Oct 2019) $12,000
Callide Valley Show Society 85th Annual Callide Valley Show (May 2020)  $4,000 
Biloela Valleys Football Club   Upgrade to FFA goal posts  $8,000
Biloela State School   STEM technology project – laptop and equipment purchase    $15,000
Biloela Netball Association   Hydration station at Magavalis Oval  $9,500
Thangool State School   Kids art and play shed   $20,000
Zonta Club of Biloela New Zonta Club. Funds to purchase marquee and marketing collateral    $1,500
Brigalow Recreation Grounds   Brigalow Bush Carnival (Sep 2019)   $1,000
Queensland Music Festival Bronze sponsor of QMF 2019. Key sponsor of the Opera at Jimbour on the Western Downs  $10,000
Big Skies Festival   Annual sponsorship of the Big Skies Festival, run by Western Downs Regional Council (May 2020)   $15,500
Dalby & District Show Society   150th Annual Dalby Show (April 2020)   $4,000
Jandowae Pony Club   Safety boundary fence   $7,000 
Chinchilla Rugby League FC  Canteen upgrade, which will benefit many local sporting codes who use the venue  $14,000
Lions Club of Chinchilla   Inaugural Lions Chinchilla Christmas Lights Show 2019 (Dec 2019)   $4,000
Kup of Kindness  Food trailer to support homeless people and run a breakfast club at local primary school  $19,000
St Joseph’s Primary Chinchilla  St Joseph’s Technology Plan – laptop purchase    $10,000
Foodbank Golf Day   Support for the annual Foodbank Queensland fundraising event   $2,000

Since the Community Sponsorships Program commenced on 1 July 2018, CS Energy has invested more than $365,000 on community sponsorships and donations in the regions that host our operations.

Applications open for Round 4

Applications are still open for Round 4 of CS Energy’s Community Sponsorship Program. To apply, visit our Community Sponsorships page. Applications close on 28 February.

Biloela Netball Association players

The Biloela Netball Association has received funds in Round 3 of the Community Sponsorship Program.