Successful Organisations - Australian Capital Territory

Successful organisations that applied on behalf of multiple branches

Legal entity No. of branches/outlets State/Territory Description of organisation Total Funding
(ex GST)
ACT Athletics Association Inc 9 ACT ACT Athletics Association actively promotes athletics in the community by providing a low cost sport, all year round. Athletics is an all inclusive sport offering involvement from all sectors of society, where both able-bodied and disabled athletes have the opportunity to participate and compete. Clubs provide competitions and social events for competitors while actively encourage the whole family to be involved and engaged. Funding of $10,300 will assist around 50 Athletics community volunteers across the ACT. $10,300.00
ACT Cycling Federation 4 ACT The ACT Cycling Federation aim is to promote, encourage, foster, develop, govern and manage cycling in the ACT. The Club provides novice cycling programs to introduce cycling and fitness to all age groups in the community. These activities range from the Junior Cycling program, Junior development and novice programs, to adults and the expanding masters cycling enthusiast. Funding of $ will assist around community volunteers nationally. Funding of $20,000 will assist around 310 Cycling community volunteers in the ACT. $20,000.00
Australian Sports Medicine Federation 8 ACT The Australian Sports Medicine Federation is the peak advisory body for sports medicine and sports science. The safe participation of Australians in sport and healthy physical activity at all stages of life is the primary concern for all involved with Sports Medicine Australia. The Federation's branches provide community education programs in sport, first aid and sport safety. Funding of $38,000 will assist around 579 Sports Medicine community volunteers nationally. $38,000.00

Successful single organisations

 
Legal entity Provider organisation Location Description of organisation Total Funding (ex GST)
ACT Basketball Inc ACT Basketball Inc Belconnen ACT Basketball is a social organisation that fosters participation of children in sport. The Organisation promotes community values and social participation among its junior members by developing skills, active lifestyles and social networks. $3,130.00
ACT Gridiron Inc ACT Gridiron Inc Chifley The ACT Gridiron Incorporated provides activities that offer recreational, social and physical development for children and adults of all skill levels. The Club is supportive and encourages other community groups in the use of their facilities. $2,750.00
ACT Softball Association Incorporated ACT Softball Association Incorporated Hawker The ACT Softball Association is a sporting organisation that runs competitions for men, women and juniors. The Club fosters community values and social participation among its members by promoting skills, active lifestyles and social networks. $5,000.00
Ancient Arts Fellowship Ancient Arts Fellowship Florey The Ancient Arts Fellowship works to foster an interest in history within the community and schools by researching and re-creating aspects of history to display at fetes and educational institutions. $2,900.00
Australasian College of Road Safety Australasian College of Road Safety Pearce The Australasian College of Road Safety (ACRS) aims to improve road safety throughout Australia. ACRS volunteers work with road user groups such as pedestrians, novice drivers, motorcyclists, senior road users and children to promote road safety and prevent injury. $1,200.00
Australian Capital Territory Little Athletics Association Inc Gungahlin Little Athletics Centre Ngunnawal The Gungahlin Little Athletics Centre Ngunnawal Club promotes and fosters participation of children in sport and encourages the involvement of parents as volunteers in support of their children. The Club fosters community values and social participation among its junior members by promoting skills, active lifestyles and social networks. $1,700.00
Australian Karen Organisation (AKO) Inc - ACT Branch Australian Karen Organisation (AKO) Inc - ACT Branch Wanniassa The Australian Karen Organisation, ACT Branch, supports the integration and social inclusion of Karen refugees by providing employment and pastoral support as well as by promoting cultural and cross-cultural activities. $2,400.00
Australian Nepal Friendship Society Australian Nepal Friendship Society Banks The Australian Nepal Friendship Society's primary focus is to support cultural diversity across communities and provide sporting activities for people of all ages. The Friendship Society fundraises for various charitable organisations and participates in Multicultural festivals. $3,500.00
Belconnen Dog Obedience Club Inc Belconnen Dog Obedience Club Inc Mitchell The Belconnen Dog Obedience Club promotes positive training methods and responsible dog ownership within the community. The Club offers a wide range of events and activities to a cross section of the community focusing on the promotion of a safe, healthy and active lifestyle for both owners and dogs. $2,173.00
Brindabella Dance Festival Inc Brindabella Dance Festival Inc Banks The Brindabella Dance Festival provides participants the opportunity to showcase their talents in a friendly and encouraging environment. This develops confidence, a feeling of self achievement and an interest in the local arts industry. $2,300.00
Canberra Outriggers Inc Canberra Outriggers Inc Kingston The Canberra Outrigger Canoe Club encourages community participation and provides and opportunity for people to enjoy outrigger canoeing in a safe environment. The Club encourages all members of the community to participate and are currently working on a project to safely include disabled children and their carers in canoeing. $2,507.20
Canberra Region Amateur Radio Club Inc WICEN ACT Farrer WICEN ACT provides a radio service to the local community. The group is active in promoting community events such as ‘Fitz’s Challenge’ and Cross Country runs and supports local emergency services in times of need. $3,700.00
Canberra Speleological Society Inc Canberra Speleological Society Inc Wanniassa The Canberra Speleological Society is an environmental organisation with particular focus on cave discovery and exploration. The group is supportive of other like minded organisations and provides valuable recreational and safety information to national parks and wildlife services in the community. $3,858.00
CWA of NSW Canberra Evening Branch CWA of NSW Canberra Evening Branch Canberra The Country Women's Association of NSW, Canberra Evening Branch, aims to improve conditions for country women and children, in particular those in drought affected areas. $2,780.00
Friends of Grasslands Incorporated Friends of Grasslands Incorporated Civic Square The Friends of Grasslands group aims to impart an understanding of biodiversity and good land management practices to build land care skills and strong environmental communities in order to strengthen and create sustainable local communities. $2,500.00
Ginninderra Swim Club Ginninderra Swim Club Cook The Ginninderra Swim Club promotes swimming within the community. The Club offers a wide range of events and activities to a cross section of the local community in the promotion of activity in sport focusing on healthy and active lifestyle. $4,500.00
Gudgenby Bush Regeneration Group Incorporated Gudgenby Bush Regeneration Group Incorporated Canberra City The Gudgenby Bush Regeneration Group cares for the local environment by working to restore an area of Namadgi National Park to native woodland. $1,078.00
Gungahlin Jets Junior Australian Football Club Inc Gungahlin Jets Junior Australian Football Club Inc Amaroo The Gungahlin Jets Junior AFL Club promotes and fosters the active participation of children in sport. The Club encourages the involvement of families and parents as volunteers in support of their children and as a wider commitment to the community. $3,500.00
Gungahlin Rural Fire Service Gungahlin Rural Fire Service Gungahlin The Gungahlin Rural Service provides a fire protection service to the community. The service is active in response and management of incidents, promotion and understanding of bush and grass fires, structural fire protection as well as promoting community inclusion and awareness of fire safety. $3,670.20
Judo Federation of Australia ACT Inc Judo Federation of Australia ACT Inc Red Hill The Judo Federation of Australia ACT welcomes the participation of all members of the community and aims to impart the social, physical health and developmental benefits of Judo. $2,996.00
National Sheepdog Trials Association - Canberra Incorporated National Sheepdog Trials Association - Canberra Incorporated Kaleen The National Sheepdog Trials Association (Canberra) finances the National Sheepdog Trials and supports the activities leading up to these trials. Social networking is extensive as over 80% of participants are predominantly male, coming from a rural postcode in all states in Australia. During the Trials, the local Hall Progress Association conducts social activities with involvement by schools and local business, and a district tennis club operates the canteen. $2,039.00
NAVMAT Dragons Inc NAVMAT Dragons Inc Scullin The NAVMAT Dragons provide access to a non-impact, whole body team sport. Volunteers train paddlers in technique, give trials and cater for local sports competitions. $4,450.00
Norths Rugby ACT Inc Norths Rugby ACT Inc Evatt North's Rugby ACT is a social organisation that facilitates participation of children in sport in the Canberra region. The Club fosters community values and social participation among its junior members by promoting skills, active lifestyles and social networks. $4,000.00
Rebels Baseball Club Incorporated Rebels Baseball Club Incorporated Curtin Rebels Baseball Club Incorporated is a social organisation that fosters participation of all age groups and cultural backgrounds in the local community to play baseball. The Club fosters community values and social participation among its members by promoting skills, active lifestyles and social networks. $3,500.00
Red Hill Tennis Club Red Hill Tennis Club Red Hill The Red Hill Tennis Club provides the community with facilities that promote a healthy lifestyle and a positive leisure experience and is open to all members of the community. $1,000.00
Rotary Club of Canberra Sunrise Rotary Club of Canberra Sunrise Narrabundah Rotary is a world wide community organisation which raises funds for community service projects. The Rotary Club of Canberra Sunrise works at the local community level in providing these services. Rotary actively helps and supports individuals, families and community organisations through activities that provide physical and social support. $1,730.00
Rotary Club of Woden Daybreak Inc Rotary Club of Woden Daybreak Inc Woden Rotary is a world wide community organisation which raises funds for community service projects. Rotary works at the local community level in providing these services. Rotary actively helps and supports individuals, families and community organisations through activities that provide physical and social support, sponsoring and instigating community fundraising with trained and educated volunteers. $3,400.00
School Volunteer Program ACT (SVPACT) Incorporated School Volunteer Program ACT (SVPACT) Incorporated Rivett The School Volunteer Program ACT mentors disadvantaged students on a one-to-one basis in schools during school hours. The trained volunteers develop a rapport with their students and encourage them to overcome their disadvantages and achieve their goals. $3,950.00
Scout Association of Australia, ACT Branch, Lake Tuggeranong Sea Scout Group Scout Association of Australia, ACT Branch, Lake Tuggeranong Sea Scout Group Greenway The Scout Association is a universal organisation that aims to encourage physical, intellectual, social and spiritual development of youth to promote responsible citizens as members of society. This is achieved through a strong and active program of support that fosters the strengths of each individual person in the organisation. $4,500.00
Silver Soles Cloggers Inc Silver Soles Cloggers Inc Wanniassa The Silver Soles Cloggers provides a social and physical outlet to community members through dance. The group also participates in community events and venues such as school fetes, nursing homes and senior luncheons. $2,910.00
Softball Umpires Association ACT Inc Softball Umpires Association ACT Inc Hawker The Softball Umpires Association ACT trains and provide umpires for local competition, fostering values of teamship, cooperation, fair play and a healthy lifestyle. $2,330.00
Special Olympics Australian Capital Territory Region Special Olympics Australian Capital Territory Region Hackett Special Olympics ACT region provides intellectually disabled people in Canberra the opportunity to participate in sport and gain valuable social contact. It also enables families to socially interact with others from similar backgrounds $2,500.00
St Thomas Mores Community Council St Thomas Mores Community Council Campbell St Thomas Moore's Community Council aims to promote and foster the welfare of children within the school. The Council provides an avenue to fundraise in support of students and families within the local community. $3,735.00
The ANU Sport and Recreation Association Inc ANU Volleyball Club Acton The ANU Volleyball club provides a setting where young people can be active and have fun in a positive environment. $1,700.00
The Federation Of Chinese Community Of Canberra Inc The Federation Of Chinese Community Of Canberra Inc Ngunnawal The Federation of Chinese Community of Canberra plays a key role in promoting harmony and diversity by organising Chinese cultural events and sporting competitions. $5,000.00
The Scout Association of Australia Australian Capital Territory Branch Inc Lake Burley Griffin Sea Scouts Yarralumla The Scout Association is a universal organisation that aims to encourage physical, intellectual, social and spiritual development of youth to promote responsible citizens as members of society. This is achieved through a strong and active program of support that fosters the strengths of each individual person in the organisation. $2,300.00
The Scout Association of Australia Australian Capital Territory Branch Inc Camp Cottermouth Service Group Hawker The Scout Association is a universal organisation that aims to encourage physical, intellectual, social and spiritual development of youth to promote responsible citizens as members of society. This is achieved through a strong and active program of support that fosters the strengths of each individual person in the organisation. $4,989.00
Trustees for Roman Catholic Church for Arch of Canberra and Goulbourn as Trustees for Marymead Marymead Auxiliary Narrabundah The Marymead Auxiliary provides a funding avenue for the Marymead caring community. By raising funds throughout the community the Auxiliary is able to promote family values for the organisation which provides specialised counselling service for young children with emotional and behavioural problems. $1,035.00
United Nations Association of Australia United Nations Youth Association of Australia Canberra City The United Nations Youth Association of Australia (UNYA) is run exclusively by young people for young people. The United Nations Youth Association of Australia aims to educate young people about the UN and international issues, empower young people by providing opportunities for them to realise their potential, and promote expression by encouraging young people to make their voices heard. $3,650.00
University of Canberra Gridiron Club University of Canberra Gridiron Club Kambah The University of Canberra Gridiron Club provides an opportunity for youth and adults to participate in both social and competitive sport and recreation and become involved in their local community. $3,450.00
Woden Valley Football Club Woden Valley Football Club Curtin The Woden Valley Football Club provides activities that offer recreational, social and physical development for children and adults of all skill levels. The Club supports local community organisations through an annual tournament. $3,000.00 
Content Updated: 29 May 2012