Men’s Shed grants now open
The Nationals Member for Gippsland South, Danny O’Brien is encouraging Gippsland Men’s Sheds to apply for the latest round of grants from this years Men’s Shed Funding Program.
Grants of up to $80,000 are now available to build new Men’s Sheds or the replacement, extension or refurbishment of an existing shed Mr O’Brien said.
There are more than 360 Men’s Sheds across Victoria supporting their communities in various ways.
Mr O’Brien said he had assisted a number of sheds in Gippsland South to successfully apply for grants, including Rosedale, Leongatha, Loch Sport and Golden Beach.
“Men’s Sheds are one of our most powerful tools in supporting men in our communities.
“When visiting sheds across Gippsland South I hear stories of the invaluable support Men’s Sheds provide to men of all ages.
“Men’s Shed provide a sense of worth and purpose, giving men an environment where they can connect with friends and remain active.”
Expressions of interest are open now and applications close in July, more information is available at http://providers.dhhs.vic.gov.au/mens-shed-program
The Nationals Member for Gippsland South, Danny O’Brien with participants at the Men’s Sheds in Loch Sport.