Men’s Shed Grants Program 2019-20 grant recipients

The following Men’s Shed grants projects were approved in the 2019-20 grant round.

Successful grant recipients receive funding to establish and coordinate expenses, improve facilities and equipment, and purchase materials for Men's Sheds in the Brisbane City Council area.

A total of 7 organisations received funding to a total value of $64,862.18.

Men’s Shed Grants Program 2019-20 grant recipients
Organisation Project Amount approved
Carina Men's Shed Inc. Purchase and installation of two water coolers, a recording system for security cameras and an upgraded router table for the workshop. Items will improve safety and security for all shed users in the workshop and around the facility. $4,625.04
Centenary Suburbs Men's Shed Inc. Construction of a working scale model traction engine (steam). $22,000.00
Dorrington Men's Shed Inc Purchase an Australian CNC router/engraver for the unique application of 3D woodworking skills to support specialised engraving methods on wood, metals and plastics. This will provide opportunities for shed members to learn advanced computer design and memorabilia production for personal and community projects. $19,542.18
Forest Lake Men's Shed Inc Build a storage shed to relocate equipment currently stored within shed. This will extend the working space for safer placement of machinery and working conditions for members. $6,386
Indooroopilly Men's Shed Inc. Purchase a spindle moulder to replace an ageing router table and increase safety, versatility and reduce noise levels, whilst providing a better finish to projects. $2,365
Shed West Community Men’s Shed Inc. Replace an old and well worn woodworking lathe which has some features that render it unsafe. Replace the lathe with a modern, safer machine. $6,451.50
The Wynnum-Manly and Districts Men's Shed Inc. Replace corded electric and fuel powered tools and equipment with battery powered tools. This will increase safety by reducing trip hazards, decreasing weight, reduction in emissions and fuel usage. $3,492.46
Last updated:5 December 2019