The Australian National Field Days at Borenore have been the major recipient of state government grant funding in the region.
ANFD manager Jayne West said the $57,820 would go toward a $90,000 project to install a kitchen with heating and cooling in their new Education and Training Centre.
Mrs West said they would seek other grant funds, or use their own money, to complete the project in time for the 2021 event,
"We will get started on it," she said.
She said 70 per cent of exhibitors who had booked to attend this year's COVID-cancelled event had asked to have their booking rolled over to 2021.
Mrs West said she was looking forward positively to the 2021 event due on October 21-23.
She said she expected with the current state of restrictions being lifted and the prospect of a coronavirus vaccine becoming available the field days would go ahead.
Member for Orange Phil Donato said 20 groups in Orange and the Orange electorate had shared in $300,000 under the 2020 Community Building Partnership Program.
He said the Field Days were among groups who had suffered in 2020 who had gained funding.
"Many of them are doing it extremely tough during the past 12 months with COVID. It will certainly benefit them," he said.
Mr Donato said the annual funding had been provided since 2009.
Other groups to receive funding include St John Ambulance with $11,499 toward a stretcher for the Orange branch, Orange City Council $30,000 for a kiosk fit out at Naylor Pavilion, the Girl Guides Association $2500 toward toilets, fans and gutters at Orange Guide Hall and the Police Citizens Youth Clubs NSW $10,000 toward a training room refurbishment in Orange.
The Country Women's Association of NSW, Orange, will receive $3850 for maintenance of its hall floor and upgrade of gas supply infrastructure, the City of Orange Brass Band will receive $7128 to refurbish and upgrade its building, the Scouts Association of Australia NSW Branch $30,000 for kitchen renovation for the 2nd Orange Scout Hall and the Nashdale Lidster Public Hall $2500 for a ride-on lawn mower.
Central West gymnastics will receive $20,000 for a competition trampoline while Manildra Pre-School and Early Learning will get $10,000 to re-fit a bathroom.
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