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Legal Name Provider Name Location Provider Postcode Total Funding Organisation Description

Farndons Hall Committee of Management and Friends Inc

Farndons Hall Committee of Management and Friends Inc

MT. DANDENONG

3767

$1,921.00

Farndons Hall Committee of Management and Friends is a small group of volunteers who maintain the local community hall to serve the interests, aims and aspirations of the Mt. Dandenong community. Volunteers contribute their time and energy to maintain the facility, enabling community participation in physical, social, educational and recreational activities.

Fawkner Community House Inc

Fawkner Community House Inc

FAWKNER

3060

$5,000.00

Fawkner Community House manages the community facility, providing a place for many community groups to meet. Volunteers contribute their time and energy to maintain the facility, enabling community participation in physical, social, educational and recreational activities.

Fawkner Junior Soccer Club

Fawkner Junior Soccer Club

FAWKNER

3060

$3,500.00

Fawkner Junior Soccer 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.

Federation of Chinese Association Senior Citizens Social Club

Federation of Chinese Association Senior Citizens Social Club

MELBOURNE

3000

$3,850.00

The Federation of Chinese Association Senior Citizens Social Club, located in Melbourne, supports a multicultural society. The Club is run by enthusiastic volunteers, who organise a range of activities for local community members, including recreational outings, and offer vital assistance to senior migrants.

Ferntree Gully North Primary School

Gully North Parents Association

FERNTREE GULLY

3156

$4,820.00

Gully North Parents Association of Ferntree Gully aims to support and foster the welfare of families and children within the school community. The Association is made up of dedicated volunteers who are actively involved in the promotion of the school, which includes fundraising and other activities to help build social participation and inclusion within the local community.

Field and Game Australia Inc

Field and Game Australia Inc

SEYMOUR

3660

$2,499.00

Field and Game Australia, Seymour, is an association of hunters, clay target shooters and wetland conservationists. The group is involved in come-and-try days, pest and vermin control, nest box installation, waterfowl monitoring, and soil rehabilitation projects. The volunteers help to promote social inclusion through these activities.

Fight the Fruit Fly Australia Incorporated

Fight the Fruit Fly Australia Incorporated

WODONGA

3690

$2,030.00

Fight the Fruit Fly Australia encourages community participation in agricultural conservation and protection. The organisation is staffed by enthusiastic volunteers who give their time and effort to combat fruit fly infestation in the Albury Wodonga region and to raise community awareness of this potentially devastating environmental issue.

Fiji Social and Cultural Organisation of Victoria Australia Inc

Fiji Social and Cultural Organisation of Victoria Australia Inc

CRAIGIEBURN

3064

$4,350.00

The Fiji Social and Cultural Organisation of Victoria supports a culturally diverse society through the promotion of Fijian culture in the community. Volunteers participate in a number of local and regional events and conduct workshops in which the general public is encouraged to take part. The Organisation also works closely with other cultural and ethnic groups to promote a community based on shared understanding and multicultural inclusion with in the surrounding Craigieburn community.

Filipino Community Council of Victoria Inc

Filipino Community Council of Victoria Inc

FOOTSCRAY

3011

$4,000.00

The Filipino Community Council of Victoria endeavours to improve the social and financial welfare of members of Filipino community. The Council, based in Footscray, engages with recently arrived migrant individuals and families, providing a range of practical and emotional support services that facilitate social integration. Volunteer members also participate in activities that aim to develop community awareness of their traditional language, culture and heritage and cement cultural diversity.

Fire Services Museum of Victoria

Fire Services Museum of Victoria

EAST MELBOURNE

3002

$4,395.00

The Fire Services Museum of Victoria, East Melbourne, provides a community safety and information display resource to the local community. The Museum also works with fire stations to build community awareness, inclusion and participation on the hazards associated with bushfires.

Fishcare Central Highlands Inc

Fishcare Central Highlands Inc

CRESWICK

3363

$1,023.85

Fishcare Central Highlands in Creswick is a recreational organisation that promotes responsible and sustainable attitudes and practices among anglers of all abilities and ages. The program presented by the organisation is tailored to youth and is primarily delivered in schools and scout and disability groups, promoting social interaction and a healthy lifestyle through fishing.

Fishcare East Gippsland Inc

Fishcare East Gippsland Inc

BAIRNSDALE

3875

$1,200.00

Fishcare of East Gippsland promotes social interaction and a healthy and active lifestyle through participation in sustainable fishing and recreational activity. The group provides volunteer instruction to interested community members and tourists, and organises recreational meetings and events in the local Bairnsdale area. The Group represents a positive and informative outlet for individuals of all ages to enjoy fishing.

Fishcare Geelong and District Inc

Fishcare Geelong and District Inc

GROVEDALE

3216

$2,256.00

Fishcare Geelong and District is a recreational organisation that promotes responsible and sustainable attitudes and practices among anglers of all abilities and ages. The group runs activities that include representation of various fishing topics, from simply good fishing spots to educational information on fishing effects and environmental protection. Volunteers tailor programs to local groups and primarily deliver them in schools, scout groups and disability organisations, promoting social interaction and a healthy lifestyle through fishing.

Fishcare Mornington Peninsula and Westernport Inc

Fishcare Mornington Peninsula and Westernport Inc

MORNINGTON

3931

$2,653.00

Fishcare of Mornington Peninsula and Westernport promotes social interaction and a healthy and active lifestyle through participation in sustainable fishing and recreational activity. Volunteer members provide instruction to interested community members and tourists, and organise recreational meetings and events in the local area. The group represents a positive and informative avenue for individuals of all ages to enjoy fishing.

Fitted for Work Ltd

Fitted For Work Mornington Peninsula

FRANKSTON

3199

$4,818.00

Fitted For Work Mornington Peninsula of Frankston is run by volunteers who provide help to long-term unemployed and disadvantaged women to obtain work and ultimately gain financial self sufficiency. Fitted For Work empowers women to gain skills and confidence that enable them to be more widely socially connected.

Fitzroy Learning Network Inc

Fitzroy Learning Network Inc

FITZROY

3065

$2,214.00

Fitzroy Learning Network provides education, services, support and advocacy for newly arrived refugees and migrants from diverse educational, cultural and social backgrounds. The Network assists in listening to clients' concerns and providing services that help them to transition into their new lives in Australia. Volunteers also help to reduce segregation and boost social cohesion through increased interaction with the broader Fitzroy community.

Football Club Clifton Hill Inc

Football Club Clifton Hill Inc

CLIFTON HILL

3068

$3,070.00

The Football Club Clifton Hill located in Melbourne 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 members of all ages, abilities and backgrounds to participate both socially and competitively.

Footscray Rugby Union Club Inc

Footscray Rugby Union Club Inc

FOOTSCRAY

3011

$2,500.00

The Footscray Rugby Union Club is a volunteer run sports club that provides a safe and supportive atmosphere for community members to develop physical and social skills through participation in the sport of rugby union. The Club encourages team spirit and a healthy and active lifestyle.

Ford Coupe Club of Australia VIC Inc

Ford Coupe Club of Australia VIC Inc

LANGWARRIN SOUTH

3910

$1,250.00

The Ford Coupe Club of Australia is a social and recreation club that aims to contribute to the local community through volunteer activities. The Club relies on volunteers to deliver a range of social and environmental projects that will benefit communities throughout Victoria. The Ford Coupe Club of Australia promotes social interaction by encouraging volunteer participation.

Fountain Gate Junior Football Club

Fountain Gate Junior Football Club

NARRE WARREN

3805

$2,300.00

The Fountain Gate Junior Football Club 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 football. The Club encourages team spirit and participation in a socially inclusive environment.

Fountain Gate Tennis Club

Fountain Gate Tennis Club

NARRE WARREN

3805

$4,500.00

The Fountain Gate Tennis Club of Narre Warren encourages an active and healthy lifestyle among residents of all ages and abilities through participation in recreational tennis. Club volunteers offer training and organise regular competitive events, encouraging members to interact socially and promoting community inclusion.

Frankston Penninsula Carers Inc

Frankston Penninsula Carers Inc

FLINDERS

3929

$4,250.00

Frankston Peninsula Carers, located in Flinders, works to address the critical lack of housing for the intellectually disabled. The group has undertaken several housing projects in order to provide respite care and permanent housing for people with a disability. The volunteers offer their services to support and promote community engagement through their initiatives.

French Island Reserves Committee of Management

French Island Reserves Committee of Management

FRENCH ISLAND

3921

$2,200.00

The French Island Reserves Committee of Management manages the community hall. The hall provides the remote community with an affordable venue to hold social and sporting activities, fostering participation across all members of the community.

Friends of Ballarat Botanical Gardens Inc

Friends of Ballarat Botanical Gardens Inc

BALLARAT

3350

$2,206.00

Friends of Ballarat Botanical Gardens are dedicated to developing community gardens and facilitating community participation in the project with a focus on preserving the gardens heritage and cultural aspects. The Group delivers a range of different programs including guided tours to propagate plants, providing seminars and guest speakers for meetings, and organise botanical art classes. Friends of Ballarat Botanical Gardens promote an active and vibrant community through their environmentally sustainable initiatives.

Friends of Bogong Inc

Friends of Bogong Inc

BALWYN

3103

$1,300.00

Friends of Bogong, Balwyn is an active and inclusive community group that aims to create a dynamic culture for community understanding and action in support of environmental projects within the Alpine National Park. The group is active in promoting its work and assisting rangers with special projects whilst providing education about environmental issues for the sake of the community.

Friends of Braeside Park Inc

Friends of Braeside Park Inc

BRAESIDE

3195

$1,700.00

Friends of Braeside Park is an active and inclusive community group that aims to create community understanding and action in support of conservation, recreation and development of the Braeside community park. The Group is active in promoting its work, providing education to the students and other community groups.

Friends of Donald Campus EWHS

Friends of Donald Campus EWHS

DONALD

3480

$1,301.00

Friends of Donald Campus are a local community group that provides items for use in the Donald hospital and caters for community functions. Dedicated volunteers give their time in order to benefit the community and help to lift local spirits.

Friends of Greenwich Bay Inc

Friends of Greenwich Bay Inc

NEWPORT

3015

$1,600.00

Friends of Greenwich Bay is an environmental conservation group that aims to encourage community participation through a diverse range of regular conservation activities. Volunteers dedicate their time and efforts in a number of different groups to participate in such activities as contributing to an Australia wide data base of birds survey. The group promote an environmentally conscious society by encouraging conservation activities in the local community.

Friends of Iramoo Incorporated

St Albans History Society

ST ALBANS

3021

$3,947.90

The St Albans History Society is a volunteer organisation concerned with the preservation of several local sites of historical significance. The Society raises funds for restoration and upkeep, and by making the sites accessible, fosters community engagement with the project.

Friends of Jacksons Creek

Friends of Jacksons Creek

GISBORNE

3437

$2,554.00

The Friends of Jacksons Creek, located north west of Melbourne, promote a viable, healthy and growing community through the spirit of cooperation and positive participation. The Friends are a group of dedicated volunteers, who maintain an area of local parkland in which residents and tourists can congregate, interact socially and enjoy the benefits of a healthy and active lifestyle.

Friends of St Brigids Association

Friends of St Brigids Association

CROSSLEY

3283

$3,000.00

The Friends of St Brigid's Association, Crossley, manages a community facility, providing a place for many local groups to meet. Volunteers contribute their time and energy to maintain the facility, encouraging community participation in social, educational and recreational activities.

Friends of Swan Reserve Inc

Friends of Swan Reserve Inc

WARRNAMBOOL

3280

$1,612.00

Friends of Swan Reserve located in Warrnambool aims to improve people’s understanding of sustainable gardening and water-wise planning techniques. The group plays an important role in the vitality and vibrancy of the local community by encouraging volunteer participation and fostering community education.

Friends of Tyers Park Incorporated

Friends of Tyers Park Incorporated

TYERS

3844

$1,048.00

Friends of Tyers Park are dedicated to ecological conservation and beautification. The Friends are a group of enthusiastic volunteers that undertake a range of activities to preserve and improve Tyers Park and promote the area as an attractive spot for families and individuals to gather and have fun.

Fry's Reserve Committee of Management Incorporated

Fry's Reserve Committee of Management Incorporated

MANNS BEACH

3971

$1,145.00

Fry's Reserve Committee of Management advocates the community sporting reserve which is utilised for a variety of sporting activities. The Committee is assisted by a group of volunteers who give their time to provide a safe environment for members of all ages to participate in various sports. Volunteers foster community spirit through hosting competitions and social events, whilst encouraging participants to develop their skills, abilities and self confidence.

FunFlight Limited

FunFlight Limited

TYABB

3913

$2,000.00

FunFlight offers children and teenagers touched by adversity or a life changing illness a day of aeronautic entertainment together with their families. The organisation concentrates on mobilising local volunteers who assist to link other clubs and organisations in the region so that they can support the ventures of this joy flight group.

Gannawarra Shire Council

Cohuna M2M Bikers Club

COHUNA

3568

$5,000.00

The Cohuna M2M Bikers Club offers people in the small community an opportunity to interact socially and develop a healthy and active lifestyle through bike riding. The Club promotes a greater sense of independence and social integration within the community.

Garfield Bowling Club Inc

Garfield Bowling Club Inc

GARFIELD

3818

$4,760.00

The Garfield Bowling 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 bowls. The Club fosters community spirit through hosting competitions and social events, and encouraging participants to develop their abilities.

Geelong and District Anglers Club and Fish Protection Society Inc

Geelong and District Anglers Club and Fish Protection Society Inc

GEELONG WEST

3218

$2,578.00

The Geelong and District Anglers Club and Fish Protection Society promotes social interaction and a healthy and active lifestyle through participation in sustainable fishing and recreational activity. The Club provides volunteer instruction to interested community members and tourists, and organises recreational meetings and events in the local area. Volunteers also participate in environmental restoration projects to keep their natural surrounds beautiful and accessible.
 

Geelong Canoe Club Inc

Geelong Canoe Club Inc

NEWTOWN

3228

$3,150.00

The Geelong Canoe Club offers the opportunity for members of the community to come together to learn about canoe/kayaking. The Club conducts monthly races which encourage members of all abilities to participate and have fun. Members also have an opportunity to take part in state championships which encourage team work, diligence and unity.

Geelong Indian Association

Geelong Indian Association

CORIO

3214

$5,000.00

The Geelong Indian Association supports a culturally diverse society through the promotion of Indian culture in the community. Volunteers participate in a number of local and regional events and conduct workshops in which the general public is encouraged to take part. The Association also works closely with other cultural and ethnic groups to promote a community based on shared understanding and multicultural inclusion.

Geelong RSL Sub Branch Incorporated

Wonthaggi RSL

WONTHAGGI

3995

$5,000.00

The RSL supports the veteran and ex-service community, as well as taking an active interest in the development of communities across Australia. The volunteers of the Wonthaggi Sub-Branch strengthen the local community through conducting annual memorial services and supporting various community projects.

Geelong RSL Sub Branch Incorporated

Violet Town RSL

VIOLET TOWN

3669

$5,000.00

The mission of the RSL is to enhance the well being and quality of life of members, supporting former Australian Defence Force personnel with the provision of welfare and commemorative services. The Violet Town Sub-Branch also contributes to a wide range of local projects, encouraging an inclusive environment and promoting activities that strengthen the community.

Geelong RSL Sub Branch Incorporated

Terang RSL

TERANG

3264

$5,000.00

The mission of the RSL is to enhance the well being and quality of life of members, supporting former Australian Defence Force personnel with the provision of welfare and commemorative services. The Terang Sub-Branch also contributes to a wide-range of local projects, encouraging an inclusive environment and promoting activities that strengthen the community.

Geelong RSL Sub Branch Incorporated

Thornton RSL

THORNTON

3712

$5,000.00

The mission of the RSL is to enhance the well being and quality of life of members, supporting former Australian Defence Force personnel with the provision of welfare and commemorative services. The Thornton Sub-Branch also contributes to a wide-range of local projects, encouraging an inclusive environment and promoting activities that strengthen the community.

Geelong RSL Sub Branch Incorporated

Toora RSL

TOORA

3962

$5,000.00

The RSL supports the veteran and ex-service community, as well as taking an active interest in the development of communities across Australia. The volunteers of the Toora Sub-Branch strengthen the local community through conducting annual memorial services and supporting various community projects.

Geelong RSL Sub Branch Incorporated

Wycheproof RSL

WYCHEPROOF

3527

$5,000.00

The mission of the RSL is to enhance the well being and quality of life of members, supporting former Australian Defence Force personnel with the provision of welfare and commemorative services. The Wycheproof Sub-Branch also contributes to a wide-range of local projects, encouraging an inclusive environment and promoting activities that strengthen the community.

Geelong RSL Sub Branch Incorporated

Warracknabeal RSL

WARRACKNABEAL

3393

$5,000.00

The mission of the RSL is to improve the well being and quality of life of members, supporting former Australian Defence Force personnel with the provision of welfare and commemorative services. The Warracknabeal Sub-Branch also contributes to a wide range of local projects, encouraging an inclusive environment and promoting activities that strengthen the community.

Geelong RSL Sub Branch Incorporated

Yallourn and Newborough RSL

YALLOURN

3825

$5,000.00

The mission of the RSL is to improve the well being and quality of life of members, supporting former Australian Defence Force personnel with the provision of welfare and commemorative services. The Yallourn and Newborough Sub-Branch also contributes to a wide range of local projects, encouraging an inclusive environment and promoting activities that strengthen the community.

Geelong RSL Sub Branch Incorporated

Yarraville RSL

YARRAVILLE

3011

$5,000.00

The mission of the RSL is to improve the well being and quality of life of members, supporting former Australian Defence Force personnel with the provision of welfare and commemorative services. The Yarraville Sub-Branch also contributes to a wide range of local projects, encouraging an inclusive environment and promoting activities that strengthen the community.

Geelong RSL Sub-Branch Inc

1st Belmont Scout Group

BELMONT

3216

$4,470.00

1st Belmont Scout Group runs a range of programs that encourage the physical, intellectual, social and spiritual development of young people. The Group is run entirely by volunteers and teaches life skills to children from various backgrounds, encouraging social inclusion and participation in community activities and events.

Geelong Touch Association Inc

Geelong Touch Association Inc

HIGHTON

3216

$3,779.00

The Geelong Touch Association provides an opportunity for people of all abilities and backgrounds to participate in touch at both recreational and competitive levels. Volunteers assist with various aspects of the association, including coaching, training and catering. The association fosters community participation, particularly on game night when friends and family gather to watch others play.

Geelong Underwater Hockey Club Inc

Geelong Underwater Hockey Club Inc

BANNOCKBURN

3331

$3,945.00

The Geelong Underwater Hockey Club provides community members with an opportunity for social interaction through participation in recreational sporting activity. Club volunteers assist players of all ages and abilities, and promote an active lifestyle and team spirit. The Club is based in Geelong and welcomes participants of all ages and physical abilities.

Geelong Veteran Cycling Club Inc

Geelong Veteran Cycling Club Inc

PARAPARAP

3240

$1,800.00

The Geelong Veterans Cycling Club provides an avenue for older members in the community to be physically active and lead a healthy lifestyle through participation in cycling. The Club encourages the development of physical and social skills through cycling. Strong community spirit is developed as a result of participation in the activities of the Club.

Geelong West St Peters Football Club

Geelong West St Peters Football Club

GEELONG NORTH

3215

$3,944.00

Geelong West St Peters Football Club provides an avenue for children and adults to be physically active and lead a healthy lifestyle through participation in the sports of football and netball. 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.

Gembrook Market Inc

Gembrook Market Inc

GEMBROOK

3783

$1,863.80

The Gembrook Market runs a monthly market and distributes the funds raised to local community groups such as Scouts, childcare centres, and sporting groups. The funds are distributed on a yearly basis and all local community groups are invited to apply. The Gembrook Market is coordinated by a team of volunteers, who promote an active and vibrant society by encouraging community participation in the event.

Gembrook Rural Fire Brigade

Gembrook Rural Fire Brigade

GEMBROOK

3783

$3,000.00

The Gembrook Rural Fire Brigade aims to protect the lives and property of all members of the community. A strong focus of the Brigade is community education through fire preparation, school visits and general fire awareness and safety that are delivered by dedicated volunteers. By encouraging members of the public to participate in activities, the Brigade also fosters a sense of volunteering and social inclusion for the greater good of society.

Gippsland Indonesian Australian Association Inc

Gippsland Indonesian Australian Association Inc

TRARALGON

3844

$4,400.00

The Gippsland Indonesian Australian Association is a multicultural group where volunteers gather to organise social and sporting events for the community. The Association participates in local festivals and events, encouraging local residents of all cultural and linguistic backgrounds to get involved and forge a more inclusive society.

Gippsland Lutheran Parish

Sudanese Nuer Community Language School

TRARALGON

3844

$4,934.00

The Sudanese Nuer Community Language School is committed to providing for the spiritual, educational and welfare needs of Sudanese migrants in the south Victorian district. The School enables those in need to learn Nuer and English in a supported, inclusive environment that encourages members to become successful citizens.

Girgarre Community Group Inc

Girgarre Community Group Inc

GIRGARRE

3624

$3,726.00

The Girgarre Community Group is a hub of community activity, facilitating a wide range of services and providing a place for many local groups to come together. Volunteers contribute their time and energy to running the centre, encouraging the community to participate in leading change and embracing opportunities.

Girl Guides Association of Victoria

1st Rupanyup Guide Company

HORSHAM

3400

$1,110.00

1st Rupanyup Guide Company of Horsham provides an economical, regular, safe and extra curricular activity for girls up to the age of 18. At Girl Guides, volunteers ensure girls receive training in practical life skills such as team building, time management, decision-making and increased self-confidence. Participants are encouraged to become active in their local community and, in turn, contribute to the wider society.

Girl Guides Association of Victoria

Benalla Guides

BENALLA

3672

$2,080.00

The Benalla Guides equip young girls with the skills and knowledge to become confident and active members of society. Under the supervision and guidance of dedicated volunteers, the girls participate in various team building and leadership based activities, helping to improve the local community and developing life long friendships in the process.

Girl Guides Association of Victoria

Girl Guides East Metropolitan Region

BURWOOD

3125

$3,200.00

The Girl Guides East Metropolitan Region in Burwood provide an economical, regular, safe and extra curricular activity for girls up to the age of 18. At Girl Guides, volunteers ensure girls receive training in practical life skills such as team building, time management, decision-making and increased self-confidence. Participants are encouraged to become active in their local community and, in turn, contribute to the wider society.

Girl Guides Association of Victoria

Chiltern Girl Guide Unit

CHILTERN

3683

$1,966.00

The Chiltern Girl Guide Unit provide an economical, regular, safe and extra curricular activity for girls up to the age of 18. At Girl Guides, volunteers ensure girls receive training in practical life skills such as team building, time management, decision-making and increased self-confidence. Participants are encouraged to become active in their local community and, in turn, contribute to the wider society.

Girl Guides Association of Victoria South Melbourne

Portland District Girl Guides

PORTLAND

3305

$3,478.00

The Portland District Girl Guides are part of a global organisation that aims to equip girls and young women with valuable personal skills and abilities. Volunteers organise a variety of educational activities and fundraising initiatives that enable members to contribute to the local community and learn new skills in a socially interactive environment.

Girl Guides Association of Victoria South Melbourne

Donvale Nunawading Girl Guides

NUNAWADING

3131

$4,000.00

Donvale Nunawading Girl Guides is part of a universal organisation that aims to enable girls and young women to develop personal skills and abilities that can be carried through into adulthood. Volunteers assist in a variety of areas and activities, such as fundraising and other initiatives that provide opportunities for social interaction and community participation.

Girl Guides Association of Victoria South Melbourne

Kerang Girl Guides Kerang

KERANG

3579

$4,412.00

Kerang Girl Guides provide an economical, regular, safe and extra curricular activity for girls up to the age of 18. At Girl Guides, volunteers ensure girls receive training in practical life skills such as team-building, time management, decision-making and increased self-confidence. Participants are encouraged to become active in the Kerang community and, in turn, contribute to the wider society.

Girl Guides Association of Victoria South Melbourne

Maroondah Region Girl Guides

CROYDON HILLS

3136

$2,600.00

Maroondah Region Girl Guides is part of a universal organisation that aims to enable girls and young women to develop personal skills and abilities that can be carried through into adulthood. Volunteers assist in a variety of areas and activities, such as fundraising and other initiatives that provide opportunities for social interaction and community participation.

Girl Guides Association of Victoria South Melbourne

South Springvale Girl Guide District

KEYSBOROUGH

3173

$1,658.00

The South Springvale District Girl Guides equip young girls with the skills and knowledge to become confident and active members of society. Under the supervision and guidance of dedicated volunteers, the girls participate in events such as Anzac Day marches and Australia Day celebrations, helping to improve the local community and developing life long friendships in the process.

Girl Guides Association of Victoria South Melbourne

Croydon West Girl Guides

CROYDON WEST

3136

$2,700.00

The Croydon West Girl Guides are part of a global organisation that aims to equip girls and young women with valuable personal skills and abilities. Volunteers organise a variety of educational activities and fundraising initiatives that enable members to contribute to the local community, and learn new skills in a socially interactive environment.

Girl Guides Association of Victoria South Melbourne

Victorian Lone Guide Region

HEALESVILLE

3777

$4,966.00

Victorian Lone Guide Region Guides offers girls a program of activities for those who cannot attend face to face programs due to issues such as illness, geographical restrictions or disability. Instead, the girls receive communications from the Group in the form of newsletters completed with activities that they can perform for the month. Lone leaders volunteers develop programs, create magazines, drive correspondence and ensure they develop the skills, confidence and independence to become successful people.

Girl Guides Association of Victoria South Melbourne

Eureka District Girl Guides Ballarat

BALLARAT

3350

$1,045.00

Eureka District Girl Guides of Ballarat provide an economical, regular, safe and extra curricular activity for girls up to the age of 18. At Girl Guides, volunteers ensure girls receive training in practical life skills such as team building, time management, decision-making and increased self-confidence. Participants are encouraged to become active in their local community and, in turn, contribute to the wider society.

Girl Guides Association of Victoria South Melbourne

2nd Mildura Scout Unit

MILDURA SOUTH

3501

$3,169.00

2nd Mildura Scout Unit is part of a universal organisation that aims to encourage the physical, intellectual, social, and spiritual development of young people so they may play a constructive role as responsible members of communities. A strong program of activities aims to inspire young people to do their best and become worthwhile and active members of the community.

Girl Guides Association of Victoria South Melbourne

Nyah District Guides

NYAH WEST

3595

$1,760.00

Nyah District Guides provide an economical, regular, safe and extra curricular activity for girls up to the age of 18. At Girl Guides, volunteers ensure girls receive training in practical life skills such as team building, time management, decision-making and increased self-confidence. Participants are encouraged to become active in their local community and, in turn, contribute to the wider society.

Girl Guides Support Group Association

Girl Guides Support Group Association

COHUNA

3568

$1,409.00

Girl Guides is part of a universal organisation that aims to enable girls and young women to develop personal skills and abilities that can be carried through into adulthood. Volunteers of the Girl Guides Support Group Association located in Cohuna assist in a variety of areas and activities, such as fundraising and other initiatives that provide opportunities for social interaction and community participation.

Girl Guides Victoria Pakenham District

Girl Guides Victoria Pakenham District

PAKENHAM

3810

$5,000.00

Pakenham Girl Guides aim to provide young girls with the tools and knowledge to enable them to become confident and active members of society. Through the work of volunteers, the girls participate in events such as ANZAC Day. Involvement in Guides enables girls to learn new life skills and build long-lasting friendships.

Girl Guides Victoria Mooroopna District

Girl Guides Victoria Mooroopna District

MOOROOPNA

3629

$1,569.49

Mooroopna District Girl Guides provide an economical, regular, safe and extra curricular activity for girls. At Girl Guides, volunteers ensure girls receive training in practical life skills such as team building, time management, decision-making and increased self-confidence. Participants are encouraged to become active in their local community and, in turn, contribute to the wider society.

Girls' Brigade Victoria

22nd Victoria Mitcham Girls' Brigade

MITCHAM

3132

$3,000.00

The Girls’ Brigade aim is to encourage and nurture girls to become effective leaders within their communities.  The 22nd Victoria Mitcham Girls' Brigade promotes social responsibility by facilitating member involvement in various community projects and services.

Girls Brigade Victoria Mitcham

7th Victoria Girls Brigade Bendigo

JUNORTOUN

3551

$2,096.00

The Girls’ Brigade aim is to encourage and nurture girls to become effective leaders within their communities.  The 7th Victoria Girls' Brigade in Bendigo promotes social responsibility by facilitating member involvement in various community projects and services.

Gisborne Toy Library

Gisborne Toy Library

GISBORNE

3437

$3,625.00

The Gisborne Toy Library aims to reinforce the community by encouraging family cohesion and the intellectual and social development of children. The volunteers at the Library provide access to a wide variety of toys and educational resources that parents can borrow, greatly benefitting the disadvantaged and providing joy to children of all ages and backgrounds.

Glen Eira Chinese Senior Citizen Club Inc

Glen Eira Chinese Senior Citizen Club Inc

ORMOND

3204

$4,800.00

The Glen Eira Chinese Senior Citizen Club 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 Chinese backgrounds to foster an inclusive community environment.

Glenroy RSL

Hoa-Lu Scout Group

BALWYN NORTH

3104

$5,000.00

The Hoa-Lu Scout Group of Balwyn North runs a range of programs that encourage the physical, intellectual, social and spiritual development of young people. The Group is run entirely by volunteers and teaches life skills to children from various backgrounds, encouraging social inclusion and participation in community activities and events.

Global Cultural Organisation Agencies Pty Ltd

Global Cultural Organisation Agencies Pty Ltd

NARRE WARREN SOUTH

3805

$4,999.00

The Global Cultural Organisation Agencies promote cultural exchanges through Arts and Cultural Programs. The volunteers work to boost social inclusion amongst the broader Narre Warren community and encourage participation in their various festivals and programs.

Glory to the King Ministries International Inc

Glory to the King Ministries International Inc

BOOLARRA

3870

$4,200.00

Glory to the King Ministries International is predominantly focused on family and community welfare. The Organisation provides practical aid and support to the Boolarra community, working to foster social inclusion and strengthen community ties.

Goce Delcev Senior Citizens Association

Goce Delcev Senior Citizens Association

THOMASTOWN

3074

$5,000.00

The Goce Delcev Senior Citizens Association in Thomastown supports an inclusive and socially interactive society. The Association is run by enthusiastic volunteers who provide a range of educational and recreational activities for community members of Macedonian descent, alleviating isolation and encouraging a positive and productive lifestyle among participants.

Golden Sun Disabled and Elderly Citizens Club Inc

Golden Sun Disabled and Elderly Citizens Club Inc

THOMASTOWN

3074

$4,500.00

The Golden Sun Disabled and Elderly Citizens Club offers support to the elderly in the Macedonian community. Volunteers at the Club organise entertainment activities and offer a safe and supportive environment in which, the elderly can interact and develop friendships.

Good Grief Ltd

Good Grief Victoria

MELBOURNE

3002

$4,500.00

Good Grief builds resilience in and brings hope to children, young people and adults who have experienced significant change, loss and grief. Volunteers work in a peer group education program that aims to help individuals prevent depression and build skills to plan and cope with a new life ahead. Volunteers are trained as companions for a group of children and lead and facilitate an ongoing mentoring process, with rural and remote communities being a primary focus of the Melbourne branch.

Goornong Community Swimming Pool Inc

Goornong Community Swimming Pool Inc

GOORNONG

3557

$3,725.00

The Goornong Community Swimming Pool is assisted by a dedicated group of volunteers, who give their time to provide a safe environment for members of all ages to participate in water sports. Volunteers organise competitions and social events, and encourage participants to develop their abilities, skills and self confidence.

Goulburn Valley Four Wheel Drive Club Inc

Goulburn Valley Four Wheel Drive Club Inc

SHEPPARTON

3630

$5,000.00

The Goulburn Valley Four Wheel Drive Club is a region-based organisation for vehicle lovers with a large member base from Barooga to Seymour in Victoria. The Club is a social outlet for members while also providing assistance with bush fire and flood recovery. The Club is open to the community and encourages social interaction in an inclusive environment.

Goulburn Valley Health Auxiliary

Goulburn Valley Health Auxiliary

SHEPPARTON

3630

$1,428.00

The Goulburn Valley Health Auxiliary is a volunteer run fundraising group that operates on behalf of the local Shepparton hospital. The Auxiliary donate their time and energy, staging various community activities and fundraising initiatives to finance improvements to hospital resources and infrastructure.

Goulburn Valley Squash Club

Goulburn Valley Squash Club

SHEPPARTON

3630

$4,400.00

The Goulburn Valley Squash Club provides an avenue for children and adults to be physically active and lead a healthy lifestyle through participation in the sport of squash. 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.

Goulburn Valley Youth Development Program

Firefoxes Australia

WHITTLESEA

3763

$4,300.00

Firefoxes Australia of Whittlesea provides a united voice for women affected by the Black Saturday bushfires in Victoria giving them guidance and support to cope after the event. As a leader in the delivery of support services, Firefoxes runs retreats, meetings and gatherings to assist women and children in the recovery and rehabilitation process after the fires.

Gowanbrae Playgroup

Gowanbrae Playgroup

GOWANBRAE

3043

$1,500.00

Gowanbrae Playgroup offers families in the local community the opportunity to meet and interact with other parents and carers in a supportive and safe environment. Volunteers are imperative to this organisation which supports young children in their social and educational development. Activities encourage social participation and interaction in the community.

Great Divide Trail Riders Incorporated

Great Divide Trail Riders Incorporated

KILMORE

3764

$5,000.00

The Great Divide Trail Riders encourages participation in equine sport in a safe and supportive environment. Activities of the Club foster community spirit and provide people in local and surrounding areas with the opportunity for social interaction.

Greater Romsey All Abilities Park Inc

Greater Romsey All Abilities Park Inc

ROMSEY

3434

$4,650.00

The Greater Romsey All Abilities Park anticipates the development of a dedicated community space as well as the community playground, will provide a central community meeting space to reduce the social and geographical isolation of many of the community members. The volunteers are active in promoting these developments.

Greek and Cypriot Social Welfare Centre

Greek and Cypriot Social Welfare Centre

CRAIGIEBURN

3064

$3,600.00

Participation and volunteering are at the core of social and cultural activities organised by the Greek and Cypriot Social Welfare Centre, based in Craigieburn. The Centre offers a variety of activities that aim to break down the isolation barrier and engender social inclusion and support for the needy, including those with gambling addictions.

Greek Elderley Citizens Club of Maroondah

Greek Elderley Citizens Club of Maroondah

RINGWOOD

3135

$1,030.00

The Greek Elderly Citizens Club of Maroondah provides educational and recreational activities for elderly residents of Greek descent. Club volunteers organise various enjoyable events and outings that enable social interaction among participants and help to establish a more integrated local community.

Greek Senior Citizens of Southern Eastern Regions and Districts Incorporated

Greek Senior Citizens of Southern Eastern Regions and Districts Incorporated

BENTLEIGH EAST

3165

$1,300.00

The Greek Senior Citizens of Southern Eastern Regions and Districts, based in Bentleigh East, 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.

Greenbrook Kindergarten

Greenbrook Kindergarten

EPPING

3076

$1,032.40

Greenbrook Kindergarten of Epping provides a means of social interaction and networking for families within the region. The Kindergarten relies on hard working volunteers to maintain the facilities, provide practical support, and encourage family participation in centre events and activities, which support the social, physical and intellectual development of children.

Greensborough Senior Citizens Club Inc

Greensborough Senior Citizens Club Inc

GREENSBOROUGH

3088

$2,371.00

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

Greta Sporting Complex

Greta Sporting Complex

HASONVILLE

3675

$2,780.00

The Greta Sporting Complex provides an opportunity for people of all abilities and backgrounds to participate in sport at both recreational and competitive levels. Volunteers assist with various aspects of the Complex including coaching, training and catering. The Complex fosters community participation by working with local schools and other community groups in the Hasonville area.

Gunbower Angling Club Inc

Gunbower Angling Club Inc

GUNBOWER

3566

$1,499.00

The Gunbower Angling Club promotes social interaction and a healthy and active lifestyle through participation in sustainable fishing and recreational activity. The Club provides volunteer instruction to interested community members and tourists, and organises recreational meetings and events in the local area. The Club represents a positive and informative outlet for individuals of all ages in this region through the enjoyment of fishing.

Gunnamatta Surf Life Saving Club

Gunnamatta Surf Life Saving Club

RYE

3941

$2,500.00

Gunnamatta Surf Life Saving Club located in the southern region of Victoria is a volunteer organisation that provides an essential patrol and rescue service for local Rye beach-goers. The Club volunteers are involved in educating the community on beach and water safety while developing physical and social skills that enable them to contribute substantially to the community.

GV Family Care

GV Family Care

SHEPPARTON

3630

$1,247.00

The Disability Support Services (DSS) of Shepparton aims to improve the quality of life for people with a disability by engaging participants in social activities. The Services rely on dedicated volunteers to support people with a disability, their families and carers, by providing opportunities for growth and development. The Disability Support Services play a vital role in improving the status of people with a disability by encouraging participation and promoting social inclusion.

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Content Updated: 29 May 2012