Volunteer Grants 2010 successful organisations - New South Wales H-J

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Legal Name Provider Name Location Provider Postcode Total Funding Organisation Description

Hallidays Point Sports Club Inc

Hallidays Point Sports Club Inc

DIAMOND BEACH

2430

$5,000.00

The Hallidays Point Sports Club of Diamond Beach is a volunteer run sports club that provides a safe and supportive atmosphere for young people to develop physical and social skills through participation in group sports. The Club encourages team spirit and participation in a socially inclusive environment.

HappyPaws Haven Incorporated

HappyPaws Haven Incorporated

EATONSVILLE

2460

$5,000.00

HappyPaws Haven is an animal welfare charity that provides support services for disadvantaged individuals in the Clarence Valley of New South Wales. Volunteers assist other organisations by providing pets to mental health services, aged care and Indigenous groups, enabling recipients to benefit fom the therapeutic benefits of interaction with animals. A philosophy of the Charity is to give back to the community with the help of animals.

Harden and District Picnic Race Club Inc

Harden and District Picnic Race Club Inc

HARDEN

2587

$5,000.00

The Harden and District Picnic Race Club organises family-oriented events that provide social inclusion, and financial sustainability for the region's tourism industry. Volunteers maintain a race track and gardens that are used for kite festivals, picnic races and school-based events, attracting visitors and locals alike and offering an important avenue for community participation.

Harden Junior Rugby Union

Roberts Park Trust as Harden Murrumburrah Community Sports Centre

MURRUMBURRAH

2587

$5,000.00

The Roberts Park Trust Harden Murrumburrah Community Sports Centre is comprised of volunteers who manage and maintain a local sport and recreation complex. The facilities provide a hub and meeting place for various social, cultural, recreational groups and activities, building community participation and cohesion.

Harden Murrumburrah Historical Society and Museum Inc

Harden Murrumburrah Historical Society and Museum Inc

MURRUMBURRAH

2587

$1,939.00

Harden Murrumburrah Historical Society and Museum provides a library and research centre to assist Murrumburrah community members in discovering their heritage. Volunteers are active in the Society and assist community members and visitors to develop research and library skills, as well as the knowledge required to preserve this information for future generations. The Society fosters a sense of belonging, of identification with a wider group, self esteem and opportunity for social interaction.

Harden Shire Council

Wombat Progress Association

WOMBAT

2587

$2,596.00

The Wombat Progress Association promotes a viable, healthy and growing community through the spirit of cooperation and positive attitudes. The Association holds meetings in which residents raise and discuss issues of interest. The aim of the Association is to represent the community and make improvements to facilities and infrastructure to enrich the quality of life for local people.

Hargraves and District Progress Association Incorporated

Hargraves and District Progress Association Incorporated

HARGRAVES

2850

$2,795.00

The Hargraves and District Progress Association promotes a viable, healthy and growing community through the spirit of cooperation and positive attitudes. The Association looks after the local hall, sporting area and park and holds meetings in which residents raise and discuss issues of interest. The aim of the Association is to represent the community and make improvements to facilities and infrastructure to enrich the quality of life for local people in the central NSW area.

Hargraves Bushfire Brigade

Hargraves Bushfire Brigade

HARGRAVES

2850

$1,779.00

The Hargraves Bushfire Brigade provides help and protection to the community during fires and other emergencies such as floods and storms. The Brigade consists of a broad range of people from different backgrounds and professions that come together to assist their local community.

Harris Park Community Centre Inc

John Irving Park Community Garden

ROSEHILL

2142

$3,655.00

The Harris Park Community Centre offers a friendly and familiar focus for town interaction by providing the John Irving Park Community Garden located in Rosehill. The Centre also hosts community activities, such as living skills classes, and offers information on a variety of social and welfare services. Volunteers contribute their time and energy to maintain the facility and encourage local groups to get involved.

Hastings Cancer Trust

Hastings Cancer Trust

PORT MACQUARIE

2444

$1,000.00

The Hastings Cancer Trust provides assistance to cancer projects in the Port Macquarie, Hastings and surrounding area.  The Trust's volunteers undertake a broad range of services to assist cancer patients, including the provision of equipment, raising awareness, and supplying grants for health staff to attend specialised training.  The organisation complements the service provided by the medical community and has a significant positive impact.

Hawkesbury Church Vineyard Inc

Hawkesbury Church Vineyard Inc

WRIGHTS BEACH

2540

$3,894.00

The Hawkesbury Church Vineyard, located in Wrights Beach, aims to bring the local community together. The Church relies on volunteers to deliver a variety of educational and recreational events and projects. The Hawkesbury Church Vineyard encourages community bonds and an inclusive society by promoting healthy family relationships.

Hawkesbury District Orchid Society Inc

Hawkesbury District Orchid Society Inc

NORTH RICHMOND

2754

$2,500.00

The Hawkesbury District Orchid Society is a community based organisation that provides workshops, advice, and printed handouts about orchids in the North Richmond area. Volunteers encourage community participation and provide a place for different community groups to meet.

Hawkesbury Rainforest Network Inc

Hawkesbury Young Landcare

GLOSSODIA

2756

$4,830.00

Hawkesbury Young Landcare is an active and inclusive community group that aims to cultivate community understanding and action in support of environmental projects. The Group has engaged the Glossodia community with various projects, such as weed management and bushfire awareness, and also acts as a social support network for families in a rural area.

Hay Amateur Swimming Club Inc

Hay Amateur Swimming Club Inc

HAY

2711

$2,210.00

Hay Amateur Swimming Club provides a sense of belonging and a means of social interaction for participants and their families. The Club assists in the physical and social development of participants, and promotes an active lifestyle and team spirit. It relies on volunteers to maintain the area and to further encourage social inclusion and sport in the community.

Hay Girl Guides Association

Hay Girl Guides Association

HAY

2711

$2,296.00

Hay Girl Guides provide an economical and safe avenue for girls to participate in recreational and instructional activity. Volunteers ensure that members receive training in practical life skills such as team building, time management and decision making, enabling them to contribute productively to society.

Hay Junior Rugby League Club

Hay Junior Rugby League Club

BOOLIGAL

2711

$4,900.00

Hay Junior Rugby League Club, located in Booligal, is a volunteer run junior sports club that provides a safe and supportive atmosphere for young people to develop physical and social skills through participation in the sport of rugby league football. The Club encourages team spirit and participation in a socially inclusive environment.

Hay Mens Inc

Hay Mens Inc

HAY

2711

$4,195.00

Mensheds Australia is a country-wide network of groups committed to addressing men's health and wellbeing issues, as well as creating sustainable and successful communities for all Australians. Hay Men's Shed engages men and boys in various community building projects, providing an avenue for social inclusion and opportunities to contribute.

Hay Soccer Club Inc

Hay Soccer Club Inc

HAY

2711

$4,600.00

The Hay Soccer Club encourages members of all ages and backgrounds to participate in social and competitive sport. The club is supported by enthusiastic volunteers, who promote team spirit and social inclusion across the central NSW region.

Heart Support Australia Port Macquarie Hastings Region Branch

Heart Support Australia Port Macquarie Hastings Region Branch Lakewood

LAKEWOOD

2443

$1,450.00

Heart Support Australia provides information, self help management and rehabilitative services to individuals with a heart condition and their carers.  The volunteers of the Port Macquarie Hastings Branch conduct regular visits to patients in local health care facilities and provide follow up care after discharge.  The Branch also hosts monthly support meetings at which community members can find mutual support and obtain vital information related to heart health. 

Heartbeat Community Care

Heartbeat Community Care Regents Park

REGENTS PARK

2143

$1,750.00

Heartbeat Community Care in Regents Park provide emergency relief in the form of food, financial assistance, and affordable clothing and homewares. The group volunteers work in partnership with various community organisations to improve the quality of life of people affected by adversity.

Heathcote Headquarters Rural Fire Brigade

Heathcote Headquarters Rural Fire Brigade

HEATHCOTE

2233

$2,648.50

The Heathcote Headquarters Rural Fire Brigade aims to protect the lives and property of local residents. A strong focus of the Brigade is public education through fire preparation training, school visits and community information days. By encouraging members of the public to participate in such activities, the Brigade fosters a safer and more integrated community.

Helensburgh and District Citizens Tennis Club Inc

Helensburgh and District Citizens Tennis Club Inc

HELENSBURGH

2508

$4,725.00

Helensburgh and District Citizens Tennis Club is assisted by a group of volunteers who give their time to provide a safe environment for members of all ages to participate in the sport of tennis. The club fosters community spirit through hosting competitions and social events, and encouraging participants to develop their abilities. It also functions as a community facility, providing a place for many community groups to meet.

Helping Hands Schizophrenia Fellowship of NSW Inc

Helping Hands Schizophrenia Fellowship of NSW Inc

NOWRA

2541

$4,086.00

The Helping Hands Schizophrenia Fellowship of NSW offfers assistance, encouragement and information to individuals and families affected by mental illness in the south coast area. The Fellowship provides a welcoming forum in which community members can connect with each other and find mutual support through participation in activities such as the Helping Hands Community Garden. Volunteers also encourage members to participate in mainstream activities such as creative writing competitions, prompting integration with the community and reducing the stigma of mental illness.

Henty Garden Club Inc

Henty Garden Club Inc

HENTY

2658

$2,267.00

The Henty Garden Club is comprised of individuals that come together to educate and inform each other on techniques involved in gardening. The Club has worked on various projects throughout the district including improving the appearance of local parks, the town cemetery and garden beds in public areas. Primarily consisting of a membership base of retired individuals who wish to contribute to community projects, the Club also provides a much needed social outlet for elderly gardeners.

Henty Netball Club Inc

Henty Netball Club Inc

HENTY

2658

$2,672.00

The Henty Netball Club is assisted by volunteers who aim to promote social inclusion by encouraging participation in team sport. The Club helps develop life skills such as teamwork and commitment, and a sense of self-worth and social responsibility to enable participants to contribute constructively to the Henty community.

Highland Grace Inc

Highland Grace Inc

MITTAGONG

2575

$4,200.00

Highland Grace is a local community group that helps families and individuals in the Southern Highlands. The group provides a range of services and activities for the community, ranging from ice skating events to providing relief through the distribution of vegetable boxes. The volunteers work to promote social inclusion through their various activities which assist the community and help to lift their spirits.

Hillsong CityCare Ltd

Hillsong CityCare

ST MARYS

2760

$4,845.00

The Hillsong CityCare in St Marys provides emergency food and financial support to the community's most vulnerable.  The group's volunteers provide food hampers and assistance to up to 80 families each week.  A major focus of the group is to provide pathways for people to engage in some form of community service or participation. 

Hillsong CityCare Ltd

Hillsong CityCare South West

CAMPBELLTOWN

2560

$2,594.00

Hillsong CityCare South West in Campbelltown is committed to helping the most vulnerable and disenfranchised members of the community.  The Organisation offers a variety of welfare support services. With support from its volunteers, these include financial assistance, counselling and vocational training programs, allowing disadvantaged individuals and families to maintain dignity, form support networks and engage with wider society.

Hillsong CityCare Ltd Blacktown

Hillsong CityCare

WATERLOO

2017

$4,924.00

The Hillsong CityCare Waterloo is committed to helping the most vulnerable and socially isolated in the community including those who are in prison. The group's main aim is to help ex-offenders integrate into the community in a way that prevents them from reoffending. Volunteers assist in prison visitations, letter writing, and post-release support with a long-term view to helping patrons to build into their lives a desire to contribute to society.

Hillston Junior Rugby League Association Incorporated

Hillston Junior Rugby League Association Incorporated

HILLSTON

2675

$1,838.32

The Hillston Junior Rugby League Association is run by volunteers and provides a safe and supportive atmosphere for young people to develop physical and social skills through participation in sport. The Club encourages team spirit and participation in a socially inclusive environment.

Hillston Outback Triathlon

Hillston Outback Triathlon

HILLSTON

2675

$1,229.00

The Hillston Outback Triathlon Committee is a not for profit volunteer group that promotes healthy living, well being and fitness for adults and children in a small vibrant rural community.  The Committee plays a critical role in the community by encouraging children, teenagers and adults to actively participate both physically and socially.  The Committee helps build social inclusion and community participation by working closely with other community groups such as Hillston Lions, Hillston SES, Hillston Rugby League, Carrathool Shire Council, the RTA, Police, and local businesses.

Hillston St Josephs Parents and Friends

Hillston St Josephs Parents and Friends

HILLSTON

2675

$5,000.00

Hillston St Joseph's Parents and Friends aims to support and foster the welfare of families and children within the community of the school.  The committee is a group of dedicated volunteers that are actively involved in the promotion of activities in the school, which includes fund raising and other social activities to help build social participation and inclusion within the local community.

Hillstons Lions Club

Hillstons Lions Club

HILLSTON

2675

$3,076.00

Lions International is a global service organisation of volunteers that develop, promote and assist in a range of projects to help local communities, fostering social participation and integration. The Hillston Lions Club improves quality of life in the community through various activities, such as fundraising in support of students and local causes in this Central West region.

Hinchinbrook Juniors Soccer Inc

Hinchinbrook Juniors Soccer Inc

ASHCROFT

2168

$3,984.00

The Hinchinbrook Juniors Soccer promotes social inclusion by encouraging participation in team sport. The Club helps develop life skills such as teamwork and commitment, as well as providing an avenue for social interaction and the development of new friendships.

Holbrook Netball Club Inc

Holbrook Netball Club Inc

HOLBROOK

2644

$3,150.00

The Holbrook Netball Club provides a sense of belonging and a means of social interaction for participants and their families. The Club assists in the physical and social development of players, and promotes an active lifestyle and team spirit. It relies on volunteers to maintain the grounds and to further encourage social inclusion and sport in the community.

Holy Cross Primary School Parents and Friends Association

Holy Cross Primary School Parents and Friends Association

GLENDALE

2285

$4,900.00

Holy Cross Primary School Parents and Friends Association of Glendale aims to support and foster the welfare of families and children within the community of the school. The Association is a group of dedicated volunteers that are actively involved in the promotion of activities in the school, which includes fundraising and other activities to help build participation and social inclusion within the local community

Holy Family Parish Mount Druitt

Holy Family Parish Mount Druitt

EMERTON

2770

$4,800.00

The Holy Family Parish of Mount Druitt provides spiritual and educational assistance to students in the local region. Volunteers conduct regular classes at primary schools, inspiring valuable life skills in participants and encouraging a more inclusive community based on tolerance and shared heritage.

Holy Spirit St Clair Parish

BASIC GIFT Youth

ST CLAIR

2759

$2,985.80

BASIC GIFT Youth, based in St. Clair, encourages cooperation between Christian, Muslim and Jewish communities. Volunteers actively participate in community events, including Youth Harmony Day, and undertake a variety of fundraising initiatives to benefit economically disadvantaged children and families.

Holy Trinity Anglican Church

Holy Trinity Anglican Church

MERRIWA

2329

$5,000.00

The Holy Trinity Anglican Church of Merriwa is focused on enhancing the quality of life of community members. The Church conducts home visits to the elderly and disabled and undertakes a variety of social welfare initiatives that assist marginalised families and individuals, including operation of a local opportunity shop. Volunteer members come from all walks of life and are a vital resource in the development of a cohesive and just society.

Hope Mission Centre

Hope Mission Centre

BAULKHAM HILLS

2153

$4,630.00

Hope Mission Centre is committed to providing services that promote social connectedness, thereby contributing to a cohesive and culturally-diverse community. The Centre runs a series of events including international food fairs and barbecues that seek to include migrants and refugees in the area. Events are organised entirely by volunteers of all ages for the benefit of everyone in the local area.

Hornsby Kuring-gai District Fire Control Centre

Brooklyn Rural Fire Brigade

BROOKLYN

2083

$1,379.00

The Brooklyn Rural Fire Brigade is part of a wider network of volunteer fire fighters who provide help and protection during fires and other emergencies such as floods. The Brigade consists of a broad range of people from different backgrounds and professions that come together to assist their local community. In addition, fire fighters devote time to educating the public about fire awareness and safety.

House of Hope Recovery Centre Inc

House of Hope Recovery Centre Inc

WARRAWONG

2502

$4,980.00

The House of Hope Recovery Centre provides its services to the local Warrawong community. These services include a Food barn that supplies food goods to local residents, counselling, support groups and cooking classes. The volunteers help to promote community spirit through these services.

Howlong Football Club

Howlong Football Club

HOWLONG

2643

$2,970.00

Howlong Football Club provides an avenue for children and adults to be physically active and lead a healthy lifestyle through participation in the sport of AFL in Southern NSW. The Club is assisted by volunteers who are involved in various aspects of the sport, and foster social inclusion by encouraging children and adults of all abilities and backgrounds to participate both socially and competitively.

Howlong Grapevine Incorporated

Howlong Grapevine Incorporated

HOWLONG

2643

$4,662.08

Howlong Grapevine is an organisation that provides community services in this rural region ranging from a monthly magazine publicising local indigenous history to providing crisis assistance to local families in need. The organisation also supports the elderly and organises pet care through the dedication of volunteers who aim to promote a sense of community spirit at all times.

Howlong Netball Club Incorporated

Howlong Netball Club Incorporated

HOWLONG

2643

$2,300.00

The Howlong Netball Club is assisted by volunteers who promote social inclusion through participation in team sport. Club activities cultivate life skills such as teamwork and commitment, as well as providing an avenue for community interaction.

Humanity Empowered Inc

Humanity Empowered Inc

CASTLE HILL

2154

$5,000.00

Humanity Empowered Castle Hill provides an outlet for new and existing community members to come together in a safe environment. The Group has a support group specially for mums and also encourages community members to get involved in other organisations in order to build community participation.

Hungarian St Elizabeth Caritas Assn

Hungarian St Elizabeth Caritas Assn

ASHFIELD

2131

$1,000.00

The Hungarian St Elizabeth Caritas Association in Ashfield supports the socially excluded members of the community. The Association provides physical and emotional assistance to the members of the community. Volunteers would make home visits and meals to those in need to help improve emotional and spiritual support within the community.

Hunter - Central Coast Tenants Advisory Council Inc

Hunter - Central Coast Tenants Advisory Council Inc

NEWCASTLE WEST

2302

$5,000.00

The Hunter - Central Coast Tenants Advisory Council works to assist low income members of the community to find a home that meets their needs with respect and equity. The Council is supported by volunteers and provides activities and events to build social inclusion and strengthen communities.

Hunter Region Branch Technical Aid to the Disabled NSW

Hunter Region Branch Technical Aid to the Disabled NSW

ADAMSTOWN

2289

$5,000.00

The Hunter Region Branch of Technical Aid to the Disabled, based in Adamstown, aims to improve the quality of life for people with a disability by modifying equipment, designing and building custom aids and modifying bikes for children who are less able. The Group relies on dedicated volunteers to support people with a disability, their families and carers, by providing opportunities for growth and development. Volunteers play a vital role in improving the status of disabled people by encouraging participation and promoting social inclusion.

Hunter Region SLSA Helicopter Rescue Service Ltd

Hunter Region SLSA Helicopter Rescue Service Ltd

TAMWORTH

2340

$4,932.00

The Hunter Region Surf Life Saving Association Helicopter Rescue Service aims to provide the highest standard 24 hour aero medical search and rescue service to the local Tamworth community.  Volunteers give their time to organise and promote community fundraising events. 

Hunter Surf Life Saving Inc

Tea Gardens Hawkes Nest Surf Lifesaving Club

HAWKES NEST

2324

$5,000.00

The Tea Gardens Hawkes Nest Surf Life Saving Club is dedicated to providing a safe aquatic environment for visitors through volunteer patrols and conducting safety education for the community. The volunteers of the Club provide a vital service to the community, keeping people safe while they enjoy the beach environment.

Hunter Valley Rural Fire Service Catering Brigade

Hunter Valley Rural Fire Service Catering Brigade

SINGLETON

2330

$1,450.00

The Hunter Valley Rural Fire Service Catering Brigade, based in Singleton, is part of a wider network of volunteer fire fighters who provide help and protection during fires and other emergencies such as floods. The Brigade embraces a broad range of volunteers from different backgrounds and professions that come together to assist their local community. In addition, firefighters devote time to educating the public about fire awareness and safety.

Hunter Valley Shed Cluster Group Inc

Hunter Valley Shed Cluster Group Inc

NEWCASTLE

2300

$4,775.00

The Hunter Valley Shed Cluster Group provides a welcoming and inclusive environment in which the community can congregate to share life experiences and skills. Based in Newcastle, the Group alleviates the social isolation endured by many people by enabling them to develop friendships, as well as improving skills that facilitate their interaction with the wider community.

Hunter Valley Veterans Cycling Club Inc

Hunter Valley Veterans Cycling Club Inc

KOORAGANG ISLAND

2304

$2,200.00

The Hunter Valley Veterans Cycling Club provides an avenue for community members to be physically active and lead a healthy lifestyle. Activities of the Club foster community spirit by providing people in local and surrounding areas with the opportunity for social interaction.

Hunter Youth Mentor Collaborative

Hunter Youth Mentor Collaborative

MEREWETHER

2291

$3,986.00

The Hunter Youth Mentor Collaborative endeavours to improve the social welfare of young people by increasing their level of engagement with the community. Volunteers of the Collaborative work closely with local youth and their families to provide a safe environment for growth and an opportunity for education, recreation and social interaction. The Hunter Youth Mentor Collaborative make a direct and positive contribution to the healthy development of the community by encouraging participation and celebrating young people’s role in society.
 

Hurlstone Park Cricket Club

Hurlstone Park Cricket Club

CANTERBURY

2193

$2,750.00

The Hurlstone Park Cricket Club is assisted by volunteers who aim to promote social inclusion by encouraging participation in team sport. The Club helps players to develop life skills such as teamwork, commitment and a sense of self-worth, enabling participants to contribute constructively to the local community.

Hurstville Family History Society Incorporated

Hurstville Family History Society Incorporated

HURSTVILLE

2220

$2,548.00

The Hurstville Family History Society provides research and library services to assist members of the community to discover their family history and heritage. The volunteers of this Society help to develop valuable research and library skills in addition to sharing their knowledge about preserving information for future generations. The Society aims to enhance a strong sense of belonging and identification within the wider community while facilitating opportunities for social interaction.

Huskisson Uniting Church Op Shop and Outreach Centre

Huskisson Uniting Church Op Shop and Outreach Centre

HUSKISSON

2540

$1,000.00

The Huskisson Uniting Church Op Shop and Outreach Centre is predominantly focused on family and community welfare. The Parish provides practical aid and support to the community, working to foster social inclusion and strengthen community ties.

Huskisson Vincentia and Districts Meals on Wheels Service

Huskisson Vincentia and Districts Meals on Wheels Service

HUSKISSON

2540

$1,230.00

The Huskisson Vincentia and Districts Meals on Wheels offers affordable and nutritious meals to elderly and disabled individuals and provides isolated recipients with an opportunity for social interaction. The organisation is supported by trained volunteers who are an important resource in the realisation of a compassionate society.

Hye Hoki Inc

Hye Hoki Inc

WILLOUGHBY

2068

$2,339.43

Hye Hoki in Willoughby is a youth network that connects Armenian-Australians with one another, and with the broader Australian community. The Network does this through social, educational and cultural events, activities and projects which encourage social inclusion for the people of the Willoughby district.

Illabo Show Society Inc

Illabo Show Society Inc

ILLABO

2590

$4,900.00

The Illabo Show Society aims to promote the interests of the wider Illabo community through the coordination of community events. The Society promotes community participation and cohesion through its show, along with the annual Campdraft and other events. Volunteers promote the sharing of food, music and experiences, and the building of friendships in a safe environment.

Illaroo Road Volunteer Rural Fire Brigade

Illaroo Road Volunteer Rural Fire Brigade

NORTH NOWRA

2541

$3,588.00

Illaroo Road Rural Fire Brigade on the South Coast provides help and protection during fires and other emergencies such as floods and storms. The Brigade consists of a broad range of volunteers from different backgrounds and professions that come together to assist their local community.

Illawarra Blue Stars Athletics Club Incorporated

Illawarra Blue Stars Athletics Club Incorporated

MANGERTON

2500

$3,150.00

The Illawarra Blue Stars Athletics Club located in Wollongong is run by volunteers to provide a safe environment for community members of all ages to participate in track and field events. The Club encourages community spirit, social inclusion and family involvement, while developing physical skills and a healthy lifestyle.

Illawarra Cancer Carers Inc

Illawarra Cancer Carers Inc

WOLLONGONG

2500

$5,000.00

The Illawarra Cancer Carers supports the sufferers of Cancer along with their carers and families by providing information and various resources. The Group relies on dedicated volunteers to supply medical aids and coordinate support for those in need. The Illawarra Cancer Carers promotes an inclusive and healthy society by encouraging volunteer support in the community.

Illawarra Community FM Broadcasters Ltd - Vox FM

Illawarra Community FM Broadcasters Ltd - Vox FM

WOLLONGONG

2500

$5,000.00

Illawarra Community FM Broadcasters, based at Wollongong, aspires to entertain and inform residents of the local region.  The Station demonstrates a strong commitment to parochial programming and encourages community groups to become involved and promote their activities and endeavours to people across region.

Illawarra Dragon Boat Club Inc

Illawarra Dragon Boat Club Inc

FIGTREE

2525

$2,450.00

Illawarra Dragon Boat Club encourages members of the community to get involved in dragon boat paddling. A community-based organisation run by volunteers, the Club also assists in the coaching and training of members to take part in dragon boating. Many of the Club's members are also involved in other community-based activities.

Illawarra Islamic Social Cultural Association

Illawarra Islamic Social Cultural Association

CRINGILA

2502

$5,000.00

The Illawarra Islamic Social and Cultural Association enhances community cohesion through the promotion of cultural diversity. The Association offers a welcoming environment in which local residents can interact and obtain information on Turkish language and tradition. Volunteers also organise regular community get togethers that encourage social interaction and integration.

Illawarra Koori Mens Support

Illawarra Koori Mens Support

ALBION PARK

2527

$3,500.00

Illawarra Koori Men's Support of Albion Park provides support and education to predominately male Indigenous Australians, youths and their families. The Group provides a drop in centre, vocational assistance, a breakfast club and also collaborates with a variety of local health and wellbeing services. The volunteers encourage social and emotional wellbeing and increase social inclusion and community participation.

Illawarra Muslim Womens Association

Illawarra Muslim Womens Association

GWYNNEVILLE

2500

$2,000.00

The Illawarra Muslim Women's Association promotes cultural diversity by encouraging Muslim women to take an active role in the local community. The Association offers important welfare and referral services and stages recreational activities that encourage community members of all ages and backgrounds to interact. Volunteer members also provide assistance to recently arrived migrant individuals and families, facilitating their integration into Australian society.

Illawarra United Representative Football Club (Stingrays)

Illawarra United Representative Football Club (Stingrays)

FAIRY MEADOW

2517

$4,955.00

Illawarra United Representative Football Club, located in Fairy Meadow, provides an avenue for children and adults to be physically active and lead a healthy lifestyle through participation in the sport of soccer. The Club is assisted by volunteers who are involved in various aspects of the sport and fosters social inclusion by encouraging children and adults of all abilities and backgrounds to participate both socially and competitively.

Illawarra Women's Health Centre Inc

Illawarra Women's Health Centre Inc

WARILLA

2528

$1,627.00

Illawarra Women's Health Centre provides a wide range of health programs and services that are aimed at improving and enriching the lives of women in the local Warilla community. Volunteers support and encourage women to make informed choices about their health, improve their knowledge of physical wellbeing, and gain useful lifelong skills. The Centre promotes social inclusion and community togetherness, and plays a vital role in assisting women, their children and families at various stages in life.

Iluka Football Club

Iluka Football Club

ILUKA

2466

$4,980.00

The Iluka Football Club provides an avenue for children to be physically active and lead a healthy lifestyle through participation in the sport of soccer. The Club is assisted by volunteers who are involved in various aspects of the sport and foster social inclusion by encouraging children of all abilities and backgrounds to participate both socially and competitively.

Imaducation Incorporated

Imaducation Incorporated

BONDI JUNCTION

1355

$3,550.00

Imaducation is a volunteer run organisation in Bondi Junction that provides an avenue for children to participate in performing arts. The organisation broadens the imagination of children by introducing them to cultural diversity.

Imperial FC Inc

Imperial FC Inc

GUNNEDAH

2380

$5,000.00

The Imperial FC offers the excitement of football to community members of all ages and abilities. The Club organises training and competitive events and also administers a range of programs aimed at fostering local participation. Volunteers are the cornerstone of the Club, advancing social inclusion by providing a community spirited arena based on the love of the sport and the development of new skills for people of all ages.

Inasmuch Community Incorporated

Inasmuch Residents

SUSSEX INLET

2540

$1,823.00

Inasmuch Residents at Sussex Inlet was formed to assist locals with general information and knowledge about their surrounding environment. The committee focuses on and encourages residents to socialise, become involved in their community and to help those less fortunate. Volunteers meet monthly and strongly encourage interaction between people of all ages and backgrounds.

Indian Seniors Group Hornsby Incorporated

Indian Seniors Group Hornsby Incorporated

EASTWOOD

2122

$4,000.00

The Indian Seniors Group Hornsby supports a multicultural society based on shared understanding. The Group is run by enthusiastic volunteers that provide a range of services to community members, particularly those members from diverse cultural backgrounds, fostering an inclusive community environment to the people of the Eastwood area.

Ingleburn Baptist Church

English Learning Centre

INGLEBURN

2565

$1,530.00

The English Learning Centre in Ingleburn provides English classes for migrants to help them settle into the community. As well as teaching a practical skill, the classes provide a place for new migrants to socialise and build support networks while they learn valuable lessons about their new cultural environment.

Ingleburn Eagles Soccer Club

Ingleburn Eagles Soccer Club

MACQUARIE FIELDS

2564

$4,950.00

The Ingleburn Eagles Soccer Club, located in Macquarie Fields, provides a sense of belonging and a means of social interaction for participants and their families. The Club assists in the physical and social development of players, and promotes an active lifestyle and team spirit. It relies on volunteers to help maintain the grounds and to further encourage social inclusion and sport in the community.

Ingleburn Military Precinct Association Inc

Ingleburn Military Precinct Association Inc

LAKEMBA

2195

$3,840.00

The Ingleburn Military Precinct Association conducts educational programs and tours of the district's military heritage to inform members of the community about the area's history. School children, ex-service personnel and community groups are given an insight by volunteers into what being a part of the military service was like, including information on how the forces lived and trained, types of clothing worn, the equipment used and the rations eaten. At the conclusion of each group visit, a short remembrance ceremony commemorates all ex-service personnel and officers currently serving in conflict.

Ingleburn RSL Youth Club Junior Rugby League Football Club

Ingleburn RSL Youth Club Junior Rugby League Football Club

INGLEBURN

2565

$2,500.00

Ingleburn RSL Youth Club- Junior Rugby League Football Club is assisted by volunteers who aim to promote social inclusion by encouraging participation in team sport. The Club helps develop life skills such as teamwork and commitment, and a sense of self-worth and social responsibility to enable participants to contribute constructively to the community.

Inner Sydney Regional Council for Social Development

Surry Hills Public Tenants Association

SURRY HILLS

2010

$2,650.00

The Surry Hills Public Tenants Association is a support mechanism for public housing tenants in Surry Hills, New South Wales. The Association is entirely volunteer run, looking after a range of tenants by providing information and practical assistance. The Association which prides itself on meeting the needs of tenants with compassion.

Integrated Service People's Association of Australia Inc

Integrated Service People's Association of Australia Inc

BETHUNGRA

2590

$2,488.00

The Integrated Servicepeople's Association of Australia assists members of the community with gaining access to pensions, welfare and rehabilitation programs. The Association is predominately volunteer-based and allows individuals with disabilities or mental health issues, the elderly and those who live alone, with the opportunity to access disability and pension claims, welfare assistance and home visits. Volunteers have also recently opened a museum for models where participants can build models of military-type aircraft, ships and vehicles.

Intereach NSW Inc

Deniliquin Breast Feeding Group

DENILIQUIN

2710

$1,283.00

The Deniliquin Breast Feeding Group provides breastfeeding advice, parent counselling, support and information for mothers. The dedicated volunteers of the Association present opportunities for mothers to network, share experiences and provide peer support in order to create a sense of inclusion.

International Centre for Eyecare Education

International Centre for Eyecare Education

KINGSFORD

2033

$3,000.00

The International Centre for Eyecare Education, in Kingsford, is a volunteer-run organisation that is creating awareness and taking action on avoidable blindness and impaired vision due to uncorrected refractive errors. Volunteers assist with eye clinics that provide eye checks, prescriptions and supply optical aids as required but also arrange ongoing treatment for a relatively small percentage requiring hospital or medical treatment for disorders that may otherwise have remained undetected.

International Volunteers for Peace Inc

International Volunteers for Peace Inc

SURRY HILLS

2010

$3,326.00

International Volunteers for Peace located in the Sydney suburb of Surry Hills is a social justice organisation that provides work camps and volunteer exchanges to communities that are struggling for social justice and sustainability. Volunteer participants are recruited from around Australia and the world and live and work together while in the field to give practical assistance to those that need it. Hundreds of Australians have volunteered, through the program, to take part in projects around the world.

Inverell District Family History Group Inc

Inverell District Family History Group Inc

INVERELL

2360

$4,384.00

The Inverell District Family History Group provides research and library services that assist community members to discover their family heritage. Volunteers support aspiring historians by sharing their knowledge and helping to preserve information for future generations. The Group promotes a strong community identity and offers opportunities for social interaction.

Inverell HACC Services Inc

Inverell HACC Services Inc

INVERELL

2360

$1,500.00

The Inverell HACC Services provide assistance to elderly and disabled community members and their carers. The group delivers a range of programs which vary from dementia support to a social activity program. The volunteers assist in transport, meal delivery, social activities, centre based day care and social support outings which help to boost community spirit.

Inverell Pioneer Village

Inverell Pioneer Village

INVERELL

2360

$3,338.00

Inverell Pioneer Village is overseen by a small committee that helps to showcase Inverell's history by educating the young and old through workshops, demonstrations and exhibitions. The Village has a display of Aboriginal artefacts from throughout the district, which gives visitors an insight into the hunting techniques and lifestyles of the Indigenous community. Run by a board of management and supported by volunteers, the Village is seen as a valuable place to retain the area's history for future generations.

Inverell Rescue Squad Inc

Inverell Rescue Squad Inc

INVERELL

2360

$4,972.59

The Inverell Rescue Squad is the primary response group in the event of a motor vehicle accident or search and rescue operation in the local district. Volunteers possess a high level of training that often helps to advance their future employment opportunities. The Inverell community value the contribution made by the Squad and their efforts are appreciated by all.

Inverell Senior Citizens Welfare Association Incorporated

Inverell Senior Citizens Welfare Association Incorporated

INVERELL

2360

$4,730.00

Inverell Senior Citizens Welfare Association offers support to the elderly in the Inverell community. Volunteers at the Association organise entertainment activities and offer a safe and supportive environment in which the elderly can interact and develop bonds of friendship.

Inverell Show Society Inc

Inverell Show Society Inc

INVERELL

2360

$1,368.00

The Inverell Show Society offers a welcoming and informative environment in which community members can gather. Society volunteers stage an annual local show that celebrates the best in regional produce, craft and cooking and encourages residents of all backgrounds to get involved in the community.

Irrawang Netball Club Inc

Irrawang Netball Club Inc

RAYMOND TERRACE

2324

$3,200.00

The Irrawang Netball Club is assisted by volunteers who promote social inclusion through participation in team sport. Club activities inspire life skills, such as teamwork and commitment, and provide an avenue for community interaction.

Irrawang Public School Parents and Citizens Association

Irrawang Public School Parents and Citizens Association

RAYMOND TERRACE

2324

$2,200.00

Irrawang Public School Parents and Citizens Association, located in Raymond Terrace, aims to support and foster the welfare of families and children within the school community. The Association is a group of dedicated volunteers that are actively involved in the promotion of activities in the school, including fundraising and other social activities to help build social participation and inclusion within the local community.

Isolated Children's Parent's Association Walgett Branch

Isolated Children's Parent's Association Walgett Branch

COLLARENEBRI

2833

$1,180.00

The Isolated Children's Parent's Association seeks to provide equitable access to educational services for geographically-isolated students of Australia. Volunteers of the Walgett Branch also offer information on a range of education delivery options to ensure students obtain access to different educational institutions such as local, distance and boarding school alternatives.

Ivanhoe Country Womens Association

Ivanhoe Country Womens Association

IVANHOE

2878

$4,200.00

The Country Women's Association aims to improve the living conditions of women and their families, particularly in rural and remote Australia. The Ivanhoe Branch undertakes various activities such as catering for community functions, helping to build social inclusion, support networks and opportunities for participation.

Jerilderie Football Club Inc

Jerilderie Football Club Inc

JERILDERIE

2716

$4,960.00

The Jerilderie Football Club provides an avenue for children and adults to be physically active and lead a healthy lifestyle through participation in the sport of AFL. The Club is assisted by volunteers who are involved in various aspects of the sport and fosters social inclusion by encouraging children and adults of all abilities and backgrounds to participate both socially and competitively.

Jerilderie Men Shed Inc

Jerilderie Men Shed Inc

JERILDERIE

2716

$4,991.00

The Jerilderie Men’s Shed provides a welcoming and inclusive environment in which predominately older, disabled and disadvantaged men in the community can congregate to share life experiences and volunteer their woodworking skills. The Shed alleviates the social isolation endured by many men by enabling them to develop friendships and camaraderie, as well as improving skills that facilitate their interaction with the wider community.

Jerilderie Netball Club Incorporated

Jerilderie Netball Club Incorporated

JERILDERIE

2716

$4,455.90

The Jerilderie Netball Club is assisted by volunteers who aim to promote social inclusion by encouraging participation in team sport. The Club, based at Jerilderie, helps develop life skills such as teamwork, commitment and a sense of self-worth and social responsibility, which enable participants to contribute constructively to the community.

Jerilderie Tennis Club Inc

Jerilderie Tennis Club Inc

JERILDERIE

2716

$3,285.00

The Jerilderie Tennis Club provides an avenue for individuals and families to be physically active and lead a healthy lifestyle through participation in the sport of tennis. The Club is assisted by volunteers who are involved in various aspects of the sport, and foster social inclusion by encouraging community members of all abilities and backgrounds to participate.

Jesmond Park Uniting Church in Australia

Jesmond Park Uniting Church in Australia

JESMOND

2299

$5,000.00

Jesmond Park Uniting Church is an open and inclusive community group that works to build supportive relationships with the parents of refugee and international students. The Church has helped to develop a homework and English literacy program to assist children of refugee descent to develop their language and maths skills. Volunteers provide fresh fruit and drink to the school children and where necessary transport them to and from school each day.

Jindera Pioneer Museum and Historical Society Inc

Jindera Pioneer Museum and Historical Society Inc

JINDERA

2642

$1,784.00

The Jindera Pioneer Museum and Historical Society provides a research centre and meeting place to assist members and the community in discovering and maintaining their heritage. Volunteers are active in the Society and assist members and local community visitors to develop research skills, as well as the knowledge required to preserve information about the goods and shackles of pioneers for future generations. The Society fosters a sense of belonging, of identification with a wider group, self esteem and opportunity for social interaction.

Johns River Community Progress Association Incorporated

Johns River Community Progress Association Incorporated

JOHNS RIVER

2443

$3,350.00

The Johns River Community Progress Association promotes a viable, healthy and growing community through the spirit of cooperation and positive attitudes. The Association holds meetings in which residents raise and discuss issues of interest. The aim of the Association is to represent the community and make improvements to facilities and infrastructure to enrich the quality of life for local people.

Josephite Refugee Support Network

Josephite Refugee Support Network

HAMILTON

2303

$5,000.00

The Josephite Refugee Support Network in Hamilton draws on volunteers to assist in the settling and integration of new immigrants and their families. The Network contributes to cultural and social activities, developing links between immigrants and the outer Newcastle community, as well as aiding with employment training and access to vital services.

Jugiong Rural Volunteer Fire Brigade

Jugiong Rural Volunteer Fire Brigade

JUGIONG

2726

$2,600.00

The Jugiong Rural Volunteer Fire Brigade provides help and protection to their community during fires and other emergencies such as floods and storms. The Brigade consists of a broad range of people from different backgrounds and professions that come together to assist the Jugiong community.

Junee and District Historical Society Inc

Junee and District Historical Society Inc

JUNEE

2663

$3,718.00

The Junee and District Historical Society provides a library and research centre to assist members and the community in discovering their heritage. Volunteers are active in the Society and assist members and local community visitors to develop research and library skills, as well as the knowledge required to preserve this information for future generations. The Society fosters a sense of belonging, of identification with a wider group, self esteem and opportunity for social interaction.

Junee Diesels Rugby League Football Club Inc

Junee Diesels Rugby League Football Club Inc

JUNEE

2663

$5,000.00

The Junee Diesels Rugby League Football Club provides an avenue for children and adults to be physically active and lead a healthy lifestyle through participation in the sport of rugby league. The Club is assisted by volunteers who are involved in various aspects of the sport and fosters social inclusion by encouraging people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds to participate both socially and competitively.

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