Local community groups will benefit from more than $20,000 in grants thanks to the Gunnedah Shire Council Arts and Cultural Grants Fund.
Gunnedah Shire Council has approved funding for projects as diverse as a jazz afternoon, to workshops and resources for a youth choir.
Chair of the Arts and Cultural Grants Fund selection panel councillor Owen Hasler said the council was pleased to be able to support the projects of eight important arts and cultural groups.
"Arts and culture plays an important part in our lives," Cr Hasler said.
"In Gunnedah, we are lucky enough to have a number of very strong groups that encourage community involvement across a range of areas.
"We had eight good submissions for the ... fund and we are proud to be able to assist each of them to further their initiatives.
"We look forward to the results of their efforts, including being able to attend the events they have organised, when the COVID-19 restrictions are eased. In the meantime, we congratulate them on their commitment to ensuring that Gunnedah has a strong arts and cultural sector."
The following groups were successful in their applications:
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