31 May 2017
| Community

Nexus Together give community boost

The first round of the Nexus Together sponsorship program has seen overwhelming support from the Toowoomba and Lockyer Valley regions.

The community giving program was designed to help local not-for-profit groups located along the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing corridor with health, safety, education and environmental projects.

Nexus Project Director Jose Antonio Sanchez said it was extremely difficult for the selection panel to narrow down the applications to the final four successful projects.

“The projects we chose will provide great benefit to the communities we are currently working in as we build the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing,” Mr Sanchez said.

“Those who were unsuccessful this round should not be discouraged from reapplying for future rounds of funding, and we look forward to seeing new projects proposed as well.”

The following organisations received funding:

Organisation Project
Lockyer Valley Landcare Inc. Installation of plumbing and a disabled toilet at the Centre for the Disabled
Teen Challenge Care Supply of 34 single bed mattresses to increase the ability to support more clients
Return to the Wild Inc. Koala and other wildlife enclosures to house rehabilitation animals while in care
Withcott Rural Fire Brigade Equipment to access the Rural Fire Service Qld Redi-portal, including current mapping services, to enable immediate information in emergency situations

The Nexus Together sponsorship program launches straight into the Spring round on Thursday 1 June, with applications accepted until 31 August 2017.

Applications for funding can be made through the program’s online form only.

For more information on the Nexus Together sponsorship program, visit

Funding round Application period Evaluation period Award
Autumn 2017 24 January – 30 April 2017 1 – 12 May 2017 19 – 31 May 2017
Spring 2017 1 June – 31 August 2017 1 – 15 September 2017 18 – 29 September 2017
Autumn 2018 1 January – 30 April 2018 1 – 18 May 2018 21 – 31 May 2018
Spring 2018 1 June – 31 August 2018 3 – 14 September 2018 18 – 29 September 2018