Murrumbidgee Community Grant of the Year

This award recognises excellence in developing and delivering an activity or event funded by a Murrumbidgee Community Grant. The recipient of this award will demonstrate how the event or activity supported the mental health and wellbeing a drought affected community.


  • Evidence the event or activity was community-driven

  • Delivery of mental health and wellbeing benefits to individuals and/or promote community resilience

  • Capacity of the activity or event supported stigma reduction and greater access to appropriate mental health and suicide prevention services

  • Capacity of the activity to support the local community to meet the distinct needs of rural communities and promote longer term resilience