Strawberry grants close next week

June 21, 2017

Strawberry Fields is scheduled to return to Tocumwal this year. Photography: Duncoraphic

Groups and organisations from the Berrigan Shire have until June 30 to submit their applications for the Strawberry Fields Festival’s 2017 Community Grants Scheme.

Designed to support local initiatives which enhance community economic development and improve the quality of everyday life in the Southern Riverina, this year’s grant pool has increased significantly to $25,000.

The fund is managed by the Strawberry Fields Festival, which has been held annually in Tocumwal since 2011.

Previous grant winners include the Tocumwal Community Development Committee, Biralee Preschool, Berrigan Children’s Centre and Berrigan Shire Community Spin Space.

Eligible candidates for grants must be based in the Berrigan Shire and can submit their applications at

This year’s Strawberry Fields Festival is scheduled to be held in Tocumwal from November 17 to 19.

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