Grants boost technology resources

HARRINGTON Community Action Group (HCAG) is celebrating a second grant windfall that has boosted its technology resources to include a colour laser printer, projector and portable tripod projector screen.

HCAG secured $1019 from the 2013 Volunteer Grants scheme which is funded by the Department of Social Services. The grant was a small slice of a $16 million pie that funds organisations with amounts between $1000 and $5000 to purchase small equipment items. 

Group public officer, Margaret Ward said the money was most welcome and added that it was the second grant received by the group this year.

Mr Francis Taggart of Harrington recently a $1000 community grant for the group as part of ‘Our Neighbourhood’, a new community program launched by Australia Post.

HCAG lodged the funding submission, “Spread The Word With A Computer And Printer” and were consequently awarded $1000 to buy a laptop computer, printer and software

“We are so happy to receive this grant as it will help our group to more efficiently help our community,” HCAG secretary, Joan Hall added.

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