Media Release – Community Investment Program H1 2023 Winners Announced, over $1,000,000 donated to the community since 2011
The Northparkes Community Investment Program was first introduced in 2011. Northparkes runs its Community Investment Program twice a year, with $50,000 donated each round. $40,000 is a contribution from Northparkes Mines and $10,000 is a contribution from Triple Flag Precious Metals. Since its inception, over $1,010,000 has been invested in the Parkes and Forbes Shires.
Northparkes Mines Managing Jianjun Tian said, “The Community Investment Program has been operating for 12 years, and is our ongoing commitment to support our community, and in tandem our organisation’s vision of “a century of mining, together”. As a residential mine we invest in meaningful partnerships to support our communities and people into the future. These ongoing contributions to Parkes and Forbes Shire are fundamental to our success as a company.”
“During round one of the Community Investment Program for 2023, we received a range of excellent applications, with over $600,000 of funding requested for many great projects in our communities. The final decision for allocating the funding is always challenging for our committee. I am thrilled to announce the recipients and celebrate the achievements as these programs are fulfilled and look forward to continuing this program in the years to come.”
The successful applicants for round one included:
- Parkes Junior Cricket Association
- Forbes Amateur Swimming Club Inc.
- Forbes Ranch Sorting and Penning
- Peak Hill Leisure Arts & Craft Inc
- Paint The Town REaD
- Trundle Pastoral & Agricultural Society Inc
- Forbes Toy Library
- Central West Lachlan Landcare Inc
- Trundle Bush Tucker Day Incorporated
- Parkes East Public School – Marimba Troupe
- Forbes Pastoral Agricultural and Horticultural Association Inc
- Country Women’s Association of NSW
- Forbes District Soccer Club
- Peak Hill P A & H Association Inc.
- Parkes Community Arts Inc
The Community Investment Program has an independent committee, made up of local community members of Parkes and Forbes to review the applications and allocate the available funding. This involves ensuring the applications meet the economic, social, environmental, cultural, recreational and educational needs of the local communities.
The second round of the 2023 Community Investment Program will open 1 July 2023, closing October 31 2023.
For more information, please contact Laura Mansell, 6812 3556, firstname.lastname@example.org