Past Grant Recipients
- $5,000 Williamstown Community and Education Centre Extra Curricula Initiative
To facilitate non vocational training to local disadvantaged cohorts – gardening, healthy cooking, craft and social media
- $1,450 Gellibrand Support Services Selling Jams & Jellies at the Altona Beach market
To provide an opportunity for adults with disabilities to be involved in their local community and learn business skills whilst making and selling of james and jellies at their local market
- $4,000 Gateway Community Services Pop-Up Social Café
To purchase mobile coffee trailer to be used as a free service to help breakdown social isolation barriers, will use this in areas of higher levels of social disengagement
- $1,500 Australian Islamic Centre Women’s Fitness Group
To puchase fitness equipment for Womens group to help overcome barriers facing Muslim women in keeping fit
- $5,000 Laverton Community Integrated Services Crisis Response for Family and Domestic Violence
To educate existing volunteers to deal with this issue and create a go-bag containing essential goods for the first 72hrs out of home.
- $2,742 Vietnamese Association of Hobsons Bay
Maintain a mindful life with tending a bonsai tree – Fund workshops for mindfulness, bonsai instruction and tea ceremony
- $3,000 West Welcome Wagon Providing Basic Storage for Asylum Seeker Families
To purchase chests of drawers and wardrobes for asylum seeking households
- $2,480 Brain Nation Hub Leadership and Public Speaking Workshop/Work Ready Single Day Intensive
Provide two workshops to 30 attendees to address issues affecting youth disengagement.
- $2,500 La PasseggARTa Visual Arts Together
Provision of participatory social engagement arts project currently supporting 12 participants
- $3,840 Sports Network for Autistic People and Parents Spectrum Sports Program
Developing training programs specific to requirements of ASD kids that act as bridging programs into various club level training clinics – FFV, AFL, Little Aths, CA. Lowering barriers to mainstream sport.
- $849 Emma McLean Kindergarten Health and Fitness Program
Buy equipment for Health and Fitness Program as part of Outdoor Curriculum.