Grants / Funding

The Co-op Board and Members would like to thank all funding agencies and their staff, who have assisted us to grow and develop, and to work more effectively in our communities.

YEAR: AMOUNT: FUNDING AGENCY: PURPOSE: ACQUITTED:

2016  

 

 

 

2010

$15,000

$4,000

$2,500

 

 

 

$10,000

Bass Coast Community Foundation

Bass Coast Shire Council

South Gippsland Shire Council

 

DSE Victoria

Towards the Old- Energy New Energy Project; State Coal Mine Wonthaggi

To run 5 events in South Gippsland Shire; focus

Renewable energy/ innovative building/ energy efficiency measures

 

 

Communications Plan and Organisational Development

 

 

 

 

 

2010

2010 $3,000

Bass Coast Shire Council

Energy Efficiency Information and skills building in Bass Coast 2011
2010 $10,000

Social Traders

Business plan development 2010
2010 $50,000

Sustainability Vic: Climate Communities

Energy Efficiency skills building in communities within South Gippsland/ Bass Coast 2012
2010 $250,000

Sustainability Vic: Solar Hubs

To facilitate the installation of a minimum of 500kW solar pv into South Gippsland, Bass Coast and Cardinia Shires August 2012 (project is ongoing beyond this date)
         

Other income:

The Co-op in 2013, derives some income to fund its ongoing community activities from:

Over time, the Energy Innovation Co-operative aims to develop sufficiently as a true “social enterprise”, to fund its community activities through business income, with our business focussing on renewable energy generation and energy efficiency. We continue to apply for a range of government grants.