Haughton Sustainable Communities Fund

Haughton Sustainable Communities Fund

New in 2019, Pacific Hydro’s Haughton Sustainable Communities Fund will deliver a portion of revenue from Haughton Solar Farm back into the local community each year, for the life of the solar farm.

Each year, eligible community groups and not-for-profit organisations are can apply for project funding up to $10,000 from a pool of $50,000.

The Haughton Sustainable Communities Fund is a part of Pacific Hydro’s Community Investment Program, which has provided more than $3.7 million to over 800 projects across Australia since 2005.

2019 Fund Recipients

  • Burdekin Art Society – Solar panels
  • Burdekin Junior Rugby League Football Club – Shaded seating for spectators
  • Burdekin Men’s Shed Association – Fume collector for health and safety
  • Burdekin Special School P&C – Sensory community garden and water storage
  • Burdekin Touch Football – Line marking equipment
  • Clare State School – School speaker system
  • Giru Daycare Association – Playground structure
  • Home Hill Tennis Association – Pressure cleaner for tennis courts

Watch this space for more information about the 2020 Haughton Sustainable Communities Fund.

To learn more about the types of projects who have received support from Pacific Hydro in other host communities, check out our publication, Local Good – A decade of support for sustainable communities.