A range of community groups have benefited from the 2019 Bayside Council Community Grant Program.
The recipients reflected the spectrum of community life in the local government area and included childcare, scouts, music, arts and sporting groups, youth support and family support services, ethnic groups and schools.
This year, a total of $74,920 was distributed amongst 21 successful organisations.
Bayside Council mayor Bill Saravinovski made the presentations at the May 8 council meeting.
"The Community Grant Program is a unique opportunity for Council, local not-for-profit community organisations, individuals and clubs to work together to improve the provision of community, cultural, artistic, recreational and leisure services for the residents of Bayside Council," Councillor Saravinovski said.
The recipients were: Botany Family and Children's Centre, Brighton Bunnies Playgroup, Kingsford Smith Scout Group - Scout Association, St George and Sutherland Medical Research Foundation, St George District Netball Association, St George North Anglican Church, Advance Diversity Services, Bayside Anglican Church, Botany District Music Association, Exodus Youth Worx, South Eastern Community Connect, The Arts GRaB (Georges River and Bayside) Committee, The Deli Women and Children's Centre , 3Bridges, Kytherian Association of Australia - Genealogy Club, Rockdale Public School P and C Association, St George Family Support Services Inc, Australian Sydney Southern Chinese Cultural and Entertainment Centre Incorporated, Bayside Women's Shelter, Sayeda Zainab Holdings Ltd, and South Asian Australian Association.