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Legal Name Provider Name Location Provider Postcode Total Funding Organisation Description

TAFE Kids Inc Community Child Care Centre

TAFE Kids Inc Parent Committee

MILDURA

3500

$2,330.00

The TAFE Kids Parent Committee of Mildura aims to foster the welfare of families and children within the child care centre.  The Committee is involved in the promotion of activities in the centre, including fundraising and other activities to help build participation and social inclusion in the community.

Talalupe Group

Talalupe Group

MILDURA

3500

$1,904.00

The Talaupe Group is a community based organisation in Mildura that entertains older Australians in the local Aged Care Centre with music and dance. Volunteers give their time to provide social contact with the older community members, helping to reduce social isolation and encouraging community participation.

Talbot Arts and Historical Museum Inc

Talbot Arts and Historical Museum Inc

TALBOT

3371

$4,925.00

Talbot Arts and Historical Museum is a volunteer organisation concerned with the preservation of memorabilia of historical significance. The Museum raises funds for the restoration and upkeep of memorabilia, and by making the historical artefacts accessible, fosters community engagement with the organisation.

Talbot Tennis Club

Talbot Tennis Club

TALBOT

3371

$4,956.00

Talbot 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.

Tallangatta Cricket Club

Tallangatta Cricket Club

TALLANGATTA

3700

$3,000.00

The Tallangatta Cricket Club is assisted by volunteers who 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, enabling participants to contribute constructively to the local community.

Tamil - Australia Friendship Society

Tamil - Australia Friendship Society

WANTIRNA

3152

$1,900.00

The Tamil - Australia Friendship Society, located in Wantirna, is a cultural organisation whose primary focus is to provide activities for people from different multicultural backgrounds. The Society hosts cultural and social events, developing links between cultural groups within the community and fostering social inclusion.

Tamils Rehabilitation Organisation Australia Ltd

Tamils Rehabilitation Organisation Australia Ltd

HAWTHORN

3122

$4,500.00

Tamils Rehabilitation Organisation Australia of Hawthorn is involved in fundraising activities as well as creating awareness regarding humanitarian needs and projects in Sri Lanka. The volunteers help to promote community involvement and reduce social isolation through their dedicated efforts.

Taradale Historical Group Inc

Taradale Historical Group Inc

TARADALE

3447

$1,180.00

The Taradale Historical Group provides a library and research centre to assist members and the community in discovering their heritage. Volunteers are active in the Group 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 Group fosters a sense of belonging, identification with a wider group, self esteem and opportunity for social interaction.

Taradale Mineral Springs Festival

Taradale Mineral Springs Festival

TARADALE

3447

$2,185.00

The Taradale Mineral Springs Festival is held every March with the aim of bringing the community of Taradale together through music days, a concert, community art exhibition and history display. Volunteers assist in creating a major event which provides a boost to the area's local economy and has helped to revitalise community spirit and unity. The Festival brings together members of the local sporting, arts, performing, environmental, farming and church communities in a spirit of social inclusion.

Target Rifle Geelong

Target Rifle Geelong

GEELONG

3219

$5,000.00

Target Rifle Geelong aims to improve the quality of life for people with a disability by engaging participants in Sports and Social activities. The club relies on dedicated volunteers to support people with a disability, their families and carers, by providing opportunities for growth and development. The Target Rifle Geelong plays a vital role in improving the status of people with a disability by encouraging participation and promoting social inclusion.

Tarraville Living History Museum Committiee Incorporated

Tarraville Living History Museum Committiee Incorporated

BELLPOST HILL

3215

$4,346.10

Tarraville Living History Museum Committee is committed to preserving the local history of the area by restoring and maintaining the significant buildings, grounds and artefacts of the 1877 brick school. The Committee also runs events at the site to promote ongoing awareness of the importance of the historic area as well as drawing people together through music, social interaction and laughter in a small community. It also prides itself on ensuring younger generations are aware of their district's local heritage.

Tarwin Lower District Rural Fire Brigade (CFA)

Tarwin Lower District Rural Fire Brigade (CFA)

TARWIN LOWER

3956

$3,840.38

Tarwin Lower District 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.

Tatong Recreation Reserve Committee of Management Inc

Tatong Recreation Reserve Committee of Management Inc

TATONG

3673

$4,893.00

Tatong Recreation Reserve Committee of Management manage the community sporting facility which is utilised by a range of local sports organisations. 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 by hosting competitions and social events, while encouraging participants to develop their abilities, skills and self confidence.

Tatong Young Bloods Inc

Tatong Young Bloods Inc

TATONG

3673

$2,047.00

The Tatong Young Bloods endeavours to improve the social welfare of all ages through increasing their level of engagement with the community. Volunteers of the Group 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 Tatong Young Bloods make a direct and positive contribution to the healthy development of the community by encouraging participation and celebrating everybody's role in society, but with particular attention to youth issues.

Tatura Amateur Basketball Association Inc

Tatura Amateur Basketball Association Inc

TATURA

3616

$3,870.00

TheTatura Amateur Basketball Association 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 basketball. The Club encourages team spirit and participation in a socially inclusive environment.

Tatura Lawn Tennis Club Inc

Tatura Lawn Tennis Club Inc

TATURA

3616

$4,500.00

Tatura Lawn 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 fosters social inclusion by encouraging community members of all abilities and backgrounds to participate both socially and competitively.

Tchum Lake Aquatic Club Inc

Tchum Lake Aquatic Club Inc

BIRCHIP

3483

$4,750.00

The Tchum Lake Aquatic Club is an active and inclusive community group that aims to create community understanding and action in support of environmental projects for maintaining all areas around the lake. The Group is active in promoting its work, providing education to Birchip students and other community groups.

Te Kaunihera Kaumatua Me Nga Kuia Native Maori Council of VIC Incorporated

Te Kaunihera Kaumatua Me Nga Kuia Native Maori Council of VIC Incorporated

WILLIAMS LANDING

3027

$5,000.00

The Te Kaunihera Kaumatua Me Nga Kuia Native Maori Council of Victoria, located in Williams Landing, promotes unity among Victoria's Maori population, and a culturally diverse society. The Council provides a range of emotional and practical support services, including home visitations for the infirm and language tuition for children and youth. Volunteers also collaborate with other cultural groups, developing measures to combat prejudice and facilitate community tolerance.

Team River Rats Fishing Club Inc

Team River Rats Fishing Club Inc

SHEPPARTON

3630

$4,650.00

Team River Rats Fishing 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 Shepparton area. The Club represents a positive and informative outlet for individuals of all ages in this region through the enjoyment of fishing.

Tennis Seniors Victoria Inc

Tennis Seniors Victoria Inc

DINGLEY VILLAGE

3172

$3,526.00

Tennis Seniors Victoria provides sports, social and recreational activities for elderly people of various backgrounds regardless of their geographic location. The Club depends on volunteers to facilitate events and opportunities for social inclusion and community participation.
 

Terang Mens Shed

Cooinda Terang Inc

TERANG

3264

$4,945.00

Cooinda Terang Men's Shed is a community based workshop for retired and aged men who volunteer their time to work and support other groups in the Terang community. The Shed provides a safe environment where men of all ages can interact and discuss personal issues.

Terang Resources Inc

Terang Resources Inc

TERANG

3264

$1,884.00

Terang Resources and the Terang Community Op Shop provide work, an avenue for social interaction and fundraising for the community through the sale of second hand items. Volunteers come from a variety of backgrounds to support and sustain the local community.

The Act of Kindness Inc

The Act of Kindness Inc

BALLARAT

3350

$3,788.00

The Act of Kindness in Ballarat is a school based program aimed at promoting, encouraging and celebrating acts of kindness that create and sustain healthy relationships. Through community sponsorship of schools for the award program, links are forged between local business, the school, family and students. Presenting the awards to students at school assemblies creates a culture of positive encouragement and inclusivity.

The Anglican Parish of St Mark

The Anglican Parish of St Mark

TEMPLESTOWE LOWER

3107

$2,200.00

The Anglican Parish of St Mark located in Templestowe Lower aims to support at-risk primary school children through sharing resources and skills to help them achieve their potential. Volunteers provide non-denominational support to disadvantaged children or those that are at risk of being bullied or misbehaving in class. While the children involved benefit directly with the support, the Program provides a flow-on benefit to the church and school communities that are assisted.

The Apex Club of Echuca Moama

The Apex Club of Echuca Moama

ECHUCA

3564

$4,700.00

The Apex Club of Echuca Moama is a service club for young men and women that is a community support organisation of volunteers who develop, promote and assist in a range of projects to help families and individuals in the local community. The ethos of the Club is to foster social cohesion and integration at the local community level.

The Apex Club Rowville Inc

The Apex Club Rowville Inc

NARRE WARREN STH

3805

$2,850.00

The Apex Club Rowville, located in Narre Warren, is a community support organisation of volunteers who develop, promote and assist in a range of projects to help families and individuals in the local community. The ethos of the Club is to foster social cohesion and integration at the local community level.

The Bacchus Marsh Baptist Church Member of the Baptist Union of Victoria

The Bacchus Marsh Baptist Church Member of the Baptist Union of Victoria

BACCHUS MARSH

3340

$3,980.00

The Bacchus Marsh Baptist Church is predominantly focused on family and community welfare. Volunteers of the Church provide practical aid and support to the Bacchus Marsh community, working to foster social inclusion and strengthen community ties.

The Boys Brigade Australia

14th Vic Werribee Boys Brigade

WERRIBEE

3030

$4,800.00

The 14th Vic Werribee Boys Brigade encourages and nurtures boys to become effective leaders within their communities.  The Brigade promotes social responsibility by facilitating member involvement in various community projects and services throughout the western suburbs of Melbourne.

The Boys Brigade Australia Berwick

18th Vic Berwick Boys Brigade

BERWICK

3806

$3,600.00

18th Vic Berwick Boys Brigade aims to encourage and nurture boys to become effective leaders within their communities.  The Berwick Boys Brigade promotes social responsibility by facilitating member involvement in various community projects and services.

The Boys Brigade Australia Mitcham

Mitcham Boys Brigade

MITCHAM

3132

$2,000.00

The Boys Brigade aim to encourage and nurture boys to become effective leaders within their communities.  The Mitcham Boys Brigade promotes social responsibility by facilitating member involvement in various community projects and services.

The Care Van Foundation Ltd

The Care Van Foundation Ltd

WANGARATTA

3677

$5,000.00

The Care Van Foundation is a volunteer run organisation that helps to feed the homeless and disadvantaged people in Albury/Wodonga. The organisation provides a support network and assistance to those in need encouraging them to take part in the community.

The Centre Connecting Community in North and West Melbourne Inc

The Centre Connecting Community in North and West Melbourne Inc

NORTH MELBOURNE

3051

$4,150.00

The Centre Connecting Community in North and West Melbourne is a hub of community activity, facilitating a wide range of services and providing a place for many community 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.

The Chinese Xinjiang Senior Citizens Association of Australia Inc

The Chinese Xinjiang Senior Citizens Association of Australia Inc

KEYSBOROUGH

3173

$5,000.00

The Chinese Xinjiang Senior Citizens Association of Australia, based in Keysborough, supports a multicultural society based on shared understanding. The group is run by enthusiastic volunteers who provide a range of services to community members from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds , fostering social interaction and a more inclusive local region.

The Church at Archies Creek Inc

The Church at Archies Creek Inc

ARCHIES CREEK

3995

$4,950.00

The Church at Archies Creek is an organisation which strives to strengthen the community through social development and character building activities, particularly for youth. Volunteers assist with planning and running workshops and organising meals, clothing, linen and furniture for those in need.

The Council for Christian Education in Schools

Kew High School Chaplaincy

KEW EAST

3102

$4,983.00

Kew High School Chaplaincy supports school communities through pastoral care of students, teachers, families and the wider local community. The Chaplaincy works to facilitate the connection of students to the school network and wider community. The volunteers work in a variety of settings including running the second hand book and uniform shop, lunch time programs for students, breakfast programs for students and fundraising activities which all help to promote community togetherness.

The Council for Christian Education in Schools

Castlemaine and Distrist Chaplaincy Committee

CASTLEMAINE

3450

$4,900.00

The Castlemaine and District Chaplaincy Committee provides financial support to the Castlemaine Secondary College School Chaplain through fundraising activities. A popular fundraising activity known as the Shrove Tuesday progressive dinner is attended by diverse and extensive groups within the Castlemaine community and through these types of events volunteers are able to raise much needed funds whilst promoting community participation.

The Council for Christian Education in Schools Camberwell

Sale College Chaplaincy Committee

SALE

3850

$2,200.00

The Sale College Chaplaincy Committee is run by volunteers who actively support the Chaplain through fundraising, guidance and emotional support. Volunteers give their time to promote social inclusion and community participation.

The Council of Christian Education in Schools

Gisborne Secondary College Chaplaincy

GISBORNE

3437

$1,457.00

Gisborne Secondary College Chaplaincy aims to foster the welfare of families and children within the school community.  The organisation is involved in the promotion of activities in the school, including fundraising and other activities to help build participation and social inclusion in the local community.

The Craigieburn and District First Response Team Inc

The Craigieburn and District First Response Team Inc

CRAIGIEBURN

3064

$4,690.00

The Craigieburn and District First Response Team responds to life-threatening emergencies in the community by providing first aid until an ambulance arrives on site. The Team helps to strengthen community spirit by enhancing a sense of security among the public and by providing assurance that help is always nearby. Social inclusion is promoted through networking with existing community organisations and by actively engaging in recruitment drives that ensure high participation rates.

The Cultural Historical Association of Rodriguans and Mauritians (CHARM)

The Cultural Historical Association of Rodriguans and Mauritians (CHARM)

MELBOURNE

3000

$3,320.00

The Cultural Historical Association of Rodriguans and Mauritians in Melbourne supports a diverse society through the promotion of Rodriguan and Mauritian cultures in the local community. Volunteers participate in a number of local and regional events and conduct workshops that the general public is encouraged to take part in. The Association also works closely with other cultural and ethnic groups to promote a community based on shared understanding and multicultural inclusion.

The Dandenong Ranges Community Bushfire Group Inc

The Dandenong Ranges Community Bushfire Group Inc

SASSAFRAS

3787

$5,000.00

The Dandenong Ranges Community Bushfire Group provides a voluntary fire fighting service to the local community through attending many incidents including bush and grass fires, structural fires and motor vehicle accidents. Through the efforts of its local volunteer fire fighters who are highly respected by the community, the Group encourages a sense of camaraderie and social participation.

The Donald Angling Club Incorporated

The Donald Angling Club Incorporated

DONALD

3480

$1,200.00

The Donald 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.

The Embroidery Guild Victoria Ballarat Branch

The Embroidery Guild Victoria Ballarat Branch

BALLARAT

3350

$5,000.00

The Ballarat Branch of the Embroidery Guild Victoria promotes and encourages the cooperation and exchange of ideas between those interested in embroidery. The group works to encourage participation and inclusion amongst community members who create work that is showcased in public exhibitions.

The Fringe Thing Inc

The Fringe Thing Inc

CASTLEMAINE

3450

$3,327.00

The Fringe Thing is devoted to promoting, showcasing and developing the visual and performing arts community of the greater Castlemaine Region. Volunteers maintain and curate a public arts space and contribute to events like the Castlemaine Fringe Festival. The Fringe Thing promotes a socially inclusive and creative community.

The Greek Orthodox Community of Oakleigh and District Inc

Greek Orthodox Benevolent Association of Oakleigh

OAKLEIGH

3166

$4,982.94

The Greek Orthodox Benevolent Association of Oakleigh assists the frail, aged and disabled Greek community by providing them with access to support services. The Association's volunteers visit the sick, the elderly and the needy, raise funds for charity and organise events such as social gatherings and talks. An important role of the Association is to ensure activities proactively build and strengthen people's understanding and participation in community life.

The Greek Orthodox Community of Oakleigh and District Inc

Greek Orthodox Fellowship of Sts Anargiri

OAKLEIGH

3166

$4,069.00

The Greek Orthodox Fellowship of Sts Anargiri, located in Oakleigh, organises cultural, religious, social and educational events for young people in the district. The Fellowship also helps those in need with accommodation, food and financial support. A series of events including lectures, film nights, barbecues, dinners, dances and trivia nights enables the Fellowship to raise money for the disadvantaged in the community.

The Guildford Progress Association

The Guildford Globe

GUILDFORD

3451

$4,550.00

The Guildford Globe is a community newspaper that aspires to entertain and inform residents of the Guildford region. The Globe publishes material on a range of relevant social and recreational issues and encourages local groups to become involved and promote their activities and endeavours to community members.

The Holland Foundation

The Tiara Project Inc

BEAUMARIS

3193

$4,864.25

The Tiara Project of Beaumaris is run by volunteers, and provides a free school formal dress loan service to girls from disadvantaged backgrounds. This gives them the opportunity to participate in social events, promoting social inclusion and community spirit.

The Korumburra Gun Club Inc

The Korumburra Gun Club Inc

KORUMBURRA

3950

$5,000.00

The Korumburra Gun Club is assisted by a group of volunteers who give their time to provide a safe and educational environment for members of all ages and backgrounds to participate in firearm sports. The Club aims to promote a greater sense of self-worth and social responsibility for participants, while encouraging the development of their sporting abilities.

The Lions Club of Croydon Incorporated

The Lions Club of Croydon Incorporated

CROYDON

3136

$3,600.00

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 Lions Club of Croydon improves quality of life in the community through various activities, such as fundraising for local causes.

The Lions Club of Wedderburn

The Lions Club of Wedderburn

WEDDERBURN

3518

$5,000.00

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

The Migrant Hub Incorporated

The Migrant Hub Incorporated

WERRIBEE

3030

$5,000.00

The Migrant Hub in Werribee is a cultural organisation whose primary focus is to provide educational and social activities for people from different cultural backgrounds. The Hub hosts cultural and social events, developing links between different ethnic groups within the community and fostering social inclusion for all.

The Mission District of St Francis of Assisi

All Saints Anglican Womens Guild

TERANG

3264

$3,862.00

All Saints Anglican Women's Guild, located in Terang, provides vulnerable people in the area with physical social and emotional support to improve their lives. Volunteers aim to provide an inclusive service for all members of the community.

The Neighbours Place Inc

The Neighbours Place Inc

BACCHUS MARSH

3340

$1,000.00

The Neighbours Place located in Bacchus Marsh is a conduit for a wide range of community activities and programs that are facilitated within the Centre. Services are delivered by a scope of agencies from government, industry and community groups to support families, youth, children, the elderly, economically disadvantaged, ethnically diverse and Indigenous Australians. Volunteers at the centre foster community unity by arranging initiatives such as emergency food relief, social support and tax support.

The Oaktree Foundation Australia

The Oaktree Foundation Australia

CAMBERWELL

3124

$3,430.00

The Oaktree Foundation Australia empowers young people from across the country to learn about and have an impact on global poverty and development. Volunteers encourage young people to learn leadership skills and a sense of social responsibility enabling them to positively contribute to the Camberwell community.

The Returned and Services League of Australia (Victorian Branch)

Queenscliff RSL Sub-Branch

QUEENSCLIFF

3225

$1,850.00

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 Queenscliff Sub Branch strengthen the local community through conducting annual memorial services and supporting various community projects.

The Returned and Services League of Australia (Victorian Branch)

Briagolong RSL Sub Branch

BRIAGOLONG

3860

$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 Briagolong Sub-Branch strengthen the local community through conducting annual memorial services and supporting various community projects in the south Victorian region.

The Returned and Services League of Australia (Victorian Branch)

Avoca Bay RSL Sub Branch

AVOCA

3467

$5,000.00

The RSL supports ex-servicemen and women and takes an active interest in the development of communities across Australia. The volunteers of the Avoca Bay Sub-Branch contribute to the local region by conducting annual memorial services and organising various projects to benefit elderly and disadvantaged citizens.

The Returned and Services League of Australia (Victorian Branch)

Dimboola RSL Sub Branch

DIMBOOLA

3414

$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. Volunteers of the Dimboola Sub-Branch strengthen the local community through conducting annual memorial services and supporting various community projects.

The Returned and Services League of Australia (Victorian Branch)

Donald RSL Sub Branch

DONALD

3480

$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 Donald Sub-Branch, located in Central Victoria, also contributes to a wide-range of local projects, encouraging an inclusive environment and promoting activities that strengthen the community.

The Returned and Services League of Australia (Victorian Branch)

Coleraine RSL Sub Branch

COLERAINE

3315

$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 Coleraine Sub-Branch, located in the Western Victoria region, strengthen the local community through conducting annual memorial services and supporting various community projects.

The Returned and Services League of Australia (Victorian Branch)

Clunes RSL Sub Branch

CLUNES

3370

$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 Clunes Sub-Branch strengthen the local community through conducting annual memorial services and supporting various community projects.

The Returned and Services League of Australia (Victorian Branch)

Charlton RSL Sub Branch

CHARLTON

3525

$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 Charlton Sub-Branch strengthen the local community through conducting annual memorial services and supporting various community projects in the central Victorian region.

The Returned and Services League of Australia (Victorian Branch)

Castlemaine RSL Sub Branch

CASTLEMAINE

3450

$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 Castlemaine Sub-Branch strengthen the local community through conducting annual memorial services and supporting various community projects.

The Returned and Services League of Australia (Victorian Branch)

Dunolly-Bealiba RSL Sub Branch

DUNOLLY

3472

$5,000.00

The mission of the RSL is to enhance the well being and quality of life of former Australian Defence Force personnel through the provision of welfare and memorial services. The volunteers of the Dunolly-Bealiba Sub-Branch, located in Central Victoria, contribute to the local community by participating in annual commemorative events and organising various projects to benefit elderly and disadvantaged citizens.

The Returned and Services League of Australia (Victorian Branch)

Cann River RSL Sub Branch

CANN RIVER

3890

$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 Cann River Sub-Branch strengthen the local community through conducting annual memorial services and supporting various community projects.

The Returned and Services League of Australia (Victorian Branch) Melbourne

Cobram Barooga RSL Sub Branch

COBRAM

3644

$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 Cobram Barooga Sub-Branch strengthen the local community through conducting annual memorial services and supporting various community projects in the northern Victoria region.

The Returned and Services League of Australia (Victorian Branch) Inc Melbourne

Camperdown RSL Sub-Branch

CAMPERDOWN

3260

$2,428.00

The mission of the RSL is to enhance the well being and quality of life of former Australian Defence Force personnel through the provision of welfare and commemorative services. The volunteers of the Camperdown Sub-Branch contribute to a wide range of local projects that benefit elderly and marginalised citizens and promote a more inclusive and productive community.

The Returned and Services League of Australia (Victorian Branch) Inc Melbourne

Combined Tramways East Melbourne RSL Sub-Branch

FITZROY

3065

$1,750.00

The RSL supports ex-servicemen and women and takes an active interest in the development of communities across Australia. The volunteers of the Combined Tramways East Melbourne Sub-Branch strengthen the local region by conducting annual memorial services and organising various projects to benefit elderly and disadvantaged citizens.

The Returned and Services League Victorian Branch Inc

Orbost RSL Sub-Branch

ORBOST

3888

$2,080.00

The mission of the RSL is to improve the well being and quality of life of former Australian Defence Force personnel through the provision of welfare and memorial services. The volunteers of the Orbost Sub-Branch contribute to the local community by participating in annual commemorative events and organising various projects to benefit elderly and disadvantaged citizens.

The Rotary Club of Endeavour Hills Inc

The Rotary Club of Endeavour Hills Inc

SCORESBY

3179

$2,640.00

Rotary Clubs provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build global goodwill and peace. The Rotary Club of Endeavour Hills runs a range of projects that enhance community wellbeing through social inclusion and participation.

The Rotary Club of Mitchell River

The Rotary Club of Mitchell River

BAIRNSDALE

3875

$3,456.00

Rotary Clubs provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations and help to create global goodwill and peace. The Rotary Club of Mitchell River, located in Bairnsdale, provides leadership programs for local youth, and organises welfare and recreational projects that encourage social integration and improve quality of life for individuals and families in the community.

The Rotary Club of Yarram Inc

The Rotary Club of Yarram Inc

YARRAM

3971

$1,900.00

Rotary Clubs provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build global goodwill and peace. The Rotary Club of Yarram runs a range of community welfare projects, benefitting local individuals and families and encouraging social equality through the efforts of volunteers.

The Salvation Army Vic Porperty Trust

The Salvation Army Vic Porperty Trust

MORWELL

3840

$3,344.00

The Salvation Army Property Trust of Victoria is a community organisation that provides emotional, physical and financial support to disadvantaged members of the Morwell community. The organisation is run by volunteers who assist at homeless shelters, drug and alcohol rehabilitation centres and in the Salvos opportunity shops, which promote understanding, compassion and inclusion.

The Salvation Army (Victoria) Property Trust

The Salvation Army (Victoria) Property Trust South Geelong

SOUTH GEELONG

3216

$2,900.00

The Property Trust of South Geelong is part of the Victorian Salvation Army, which provides emotional, physical and financial support to disadvantaged members of communities across the state. The Army relies on volunteers who assist at homeless shelters, drug and alcohol rehabilitation centres and in the Salvos opportunity shops, helping to forge a society based on understanding, compassion and inclusion.

The Scout Association of Australia Victorian Branch

1st Diggers Rest Scout Group

SUNBURY

3429

$3,740.00

The 1st Diggers Rest Scout Group equips young people with the skills and knowledge to become confident and active members of society. Under the supervision and guidance of dedicated volunteers, members participate in various recreational and social welfare projects, helping to improve the local community and developing life long friendships in the process.

The Scout Association of Australia Victorian Branch

Mafeking Rover Park Committee of Management Mt Waverley

MT WAVERLEY

3149

$5,000.00

Mafeking Rover Park Committee of Management supports the running of programs that encourage the physical, intellectual, social and spiritual development of young people. Scouts Australia teach life skills to children from various backgrounds, encouraging social inclusion and participation in community activities and events.

The Scout Association of Australia Victorian Branch

Heathmont Venturer Unit

HEATHMONT

3135

$5,000.00

The mission of scouting is to contribute to the education of young people, through encouraging a societal value system to help build a better world where people are self-fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive place in our society. Heathmont Venturer Unit runs a range of programs that encourage the physical, intellectual, social and spiritual development of young people. Volunteers teach life skills to children from various backgrounds, encouraging social inclusion and participation in community activities and events.

The Scout Association of Australia Victorian Branch

1st Taylors Lakes Scouts

HILLSIDE

3037

$5,000.00

The Scout Association of Australia helps young people work together to develop their full potential, with the support of willing volunteers. Through the efforts of volunteers, the 1st Taylors Lakes Scouts has been involved with such worthy projects as ANZAC Day and McHappy Day. In this way the scouts have been able to contribute to the wider community and learn for themselves the value of leadership and teamwork.

The Scout Association of Australia Victorian Branch

Mt Baw Baw District Scouts Association

NEWBOROUGH

3825

$5,000.00

The mission of scouting is to contribute to the education of young people, through encouraging a societal value system to help build a better world where people are self-fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive place in our society. Mt Baw Baw District Scouts Association runs a range of programs that encourage the physical, intellectual, social and spiritual development of young people. Volunteers teach life skills to children from various backgrounds, encouraging social inclusion and participation in community activities and events.

The Scout Association of Australia Victorian Branch

Caringal Scout Camp

TYERS JUNCTION

3825

$5,000.00

The mission of scouting is to contribute to the education of young people, through encouraging a societal value system to help build a better world where people are self-fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive place in our society. Caringal Scout Camp runs a range of programs that encourage the physical, intellectual, social and spiritual development of young people. Volunteers teach life skills to children from various backgrounds, encouraging social inclusion and participation in community activities and events.

The Scout Association of Australia Victorian Branch

The Scout Association of Australia Victorian Branch

BAIRNSDALE

3875

$3,880.00

The Scout Association of Australia helps young people work together to develop their full potential, with the support of willing volunteers. Through the efforts of volunteers, the Bairnsdale Scouts encourage a societal value system to help build a better world where people are self-fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive role in society. In this way the Scouts have been able to contribute to the wider community and learn the value of leadership and teamwork.

The Scout Association of Australia Victorian Branch

The Scout Association of Australia Victorian Branch

COLERAINE

3315

$3,200.00

The Scout Association of Australia Victorian Branch, located in Coleraine, 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.

The Scout Association of Australia Victorian Branch Mount Waverly

1st Churchill Scout Group

CHURCHILL

3842

$4,400.00

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

The Scout Association of Australia Victorian Branch Craigieburn

1st Craigieburn Scout Group

CRAIGIEBURN

3064

$4,900.00

The mission of scouting is to contribute to the education of young people, through encouraging a societal value system to help build a better world where people are self-fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive place in our society. 1st Craigieburn Scout Group runs a range of programs that encourage the physical, intellectual, social and spiritual development of young people. Volunteers teach life skills to children from various backgrounds, encouraging social inclusion and participation in community activities and events.

The Scout Association of Australia Victorian Branch Mount Waverley

1st Camperdown Scout Group

CAMPERDOWN

3260

$4,240.00

1st Camperdown 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.

The Scout Association of Australia Victorian Branch Mount Waverley

Scouts Australia Victorian Branch North West Region

BRAYBROOK

3019

$4,900.00

Scouts Australia Victorian Branch North West Region runs a range of programs that encourage the physical, intellectual, social and spiritual development of young people in the Braybrook area. Run entirely by volunteers, the Group teaches life skills to children to help build a better world where people are self-fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive role in society.

The Scout Association of Australia Victorian Branch Mount Waverley

Gembrook 1st Scout Group

GEMBROOK

3783

$4,500.00

The Scout Association of Australia helps young people work together to develop their full potential, with the support of willing volunteers. Through the efforts of volunteers, the Gembrook 1st Scout Group encourages a societal value system to help build a better world where people are self-fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive role in our society. In this way the scouts have been able to contribute to the wider community and learn for themselves the value of leadership and teamwork.

The Scout Association of Australia Victorian Branch Mount Waverley

1st Hampton Park Scout Group

HAMPTON PARK

3976

$3,900.00

The 1st Hampton Park Scout Group 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.

The Scout Association of Australia Victorian Branch Mt Waverley

Baden Powell Park Scout Group

FRANKSTON SOUTH

3199

$4,980.00

The mission of scouting is to contribute to the education of young people, through encouraging a societal value system to help build a better world where people are self-fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive place in our society. Baden Powell Park Scout Group in Frankston South runs a range of programs that encourage the physical, intellectual, social and spiritual development of young people. Volunteers teach life skills to children from various backgrounds, encouraging social inclusion and participation in community activities.

The Scout Association of Australia Victorian Branch Mt Waverley

1st Beaumaris Sea Scouts

BEAUMARIS

3193

$4,045.00

The mission of scouting is to contribute to the education of young people, through encouraging a societal value system to help build a better world where people are self-fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive place in our society. 1st Beaumaris Sea Scouts runs a range of programs that encourage the physical, intellectual, social and spiritual development of young people. Volunteers teach life skills to children from various backgrounds, encouraging social inclusion and participation in community activities and events.

The Scout Association of Australia Victorian Branch Mt Waverly

Rosebud Scout Group

ROSEBUD

3939

$4,299.00

The mission of scouting is to contribute to the education of young people, through encouraging a societal value system to help build a better world where people are self-fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive place in our society. Rosebud Scout Group runs a range of programs that encourage the physical, intellectual, social and spiritual development of young people. Volunteers teach life skills to children from various backgrounds, encouraging social inclusion and participation in community activities and events.

The Scout Association of Australia Victorian Branch Westmeadows

1st Tulla Park Scout Group

WESTMEADOWS

3047

$4,800.00

1st Tulla Park Scout Group of Westmeadows 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.

The Scout Association of Australia, Victorian Branch Mount Waverley

1st Mt Clear Scouts

MT CLEAR

3350

$1,850.00

1st Mt Clear Scouts 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.

The Scout Assoication of Australia Victorian Branch

Maffra Scout Group

MAFFRA

3860

$3,850.00

The Maffra 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.

The Scouts Association of Australia

South Metro Region - Gilweroo Committee

MOUNT WAVERLY

3149

$5,000.00

South Metro Region Gilweroo Committee Scouts, based in Mount Waverly, 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.

The South Eastern Indigenous Media Association

The South Eastern Indigenous Media Association

PRESTON

3072

$5,000.00

The South Eastern Indigenous Media Association is an ongoing broadcasting operation that offers a community radio station in the Greater Melbourne region. Presenters offer Indigenous people in Victoria the opportunity to share their experiences, concerns, perspectives and information with the wider community and neighbours over the airwaves and internet. The Station supports local welfare organisations in the Preston area and is active in developing and fostering volunteer broadcasters of all ages to express them creatively through this means of communication.

The Sunnyside Horsham Sporting Club Ltd

The Sunnyside Horsham Sporting Club Ltd

HORSHAM

3400

$1,400.00

The Sunnyside Horsham Sporting 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 bowls. 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 and hold events.

The Tramway Museum Society of Victoria Incorporated

The Tramway Museum Society of Victoria Incorporated

BYLANDS

3762

$2,400.00

The Tramway Museum Society of Victoria is a volunteer run organisation that restores and maintains vintage electric tramway memorabilia to display in a public museum. The Society fosters a sense of belonging, identification with a wider group, self esteem and opportunity for social interaction in the Bylands community.

The Victorian Recreational Fishing Peak Body South Melbourne

The Victorian Piscatorial Council

ST ARNAUD

3478

$1,000.00

The Victorian Piscatorial Council located in St Arnaud promotes social interaction and a healthy and active lifestyle through participation in sustainable fishing and recreational activity.  The Council provides volunteer instruction to interested community members and tourists, and organises recreational meetings and events in the local area.  The Council represents a positive and informative outlet for individuals of all ages through the enjoyment of fishing.

The Werribee Chinese School Inc

The Werribee Chinese School Inc

POINT COOK

3030

$3,342.00

The Werribee Chinese School of Point Cook supports a culturally diverse society through the promotion of Chinese 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 School also works closely with other cultural and ethnic groups to promote a community based on shared understanding and multicultural inclusion.

The Werribee Jazz and Swing Club Inc

The Werribee Jazz and Swing Club Inc

HOPPERS CROSSING

3029

$1,964.00

The Werribee Jazz and Swing Club of Hoppers Crossing aims to promote music and dance as forms of entertainment for the local community. The Club relies on dedicated volunteers to hold monthly events for people of all backgrounds and ages. The Werribee Jazz and Swing Club promotes an active and healthy society by encouraging social interaction and volunteer participation.

The Wimmera Association For Genealogy Incorporated

The Wimmera Association For Genealogy Incorporated

HORSHAM

3400

$1,200.00

The Wimmera Association for Genealogy, located in Horsham, aims to foster community integration through the collection and documentation of local history. Volunteer members conduct and publish research into prominent local families, encouraging social unity through an understanding of shared heritage.

The Wool Factory Inc

The Wool Factory Inc

HORSHAM

3400

$1,700.00

The Wool Factory in Horsham aims to improve the quality of life for people with a disability by engaging participants in Employment and Social activities. The Factory relies on dedicated volunteers to support people with a disability, their families and carers, by providing opportunities for growth and development. The Wool Factory plays a vital role in improving the status of people with a disability by encouraging participation and promoting social inclusion.
 

The Youth Junction Incorporated

The Youth Junction Incorporated

SUNSHINE

3020

$3,650.00

The Youth Junction runs a program called Visy Cares Hub which provides 10 co-located services for the benefit of young people, focusing on areas such as health, education, employment, legal services, school mentoring, sport and the arts. Those between 12 and 25 years of age are assisted by volunteers in recognising their differences, aspirations, constraints and backgrounds in order to become better citizens. The Junction also attracts support from other community groups to support its program through various events that build partnerships and social inclusion.

THE-HE Vietnamese Language Centre

THE-HE Vietnamese Language Centre

NOBLE PARK

3171

$4,500.00

THE-HE Vietnamese Language Centre supports a culturally diverse society through the promotion of Vietnamese 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 Centre also works closely with other cultural and ethnic groups to promote a community based on shared understanding and multicultural inclusion.

Thessaloniki Association The White Tower

Thessaloniki Association The White Tower

NORTHCOTE

3070

$5,000.00

The Thessaloniki Association -The White Tower, located in Northcote, supports a culturally diverse society through the promotion of Hellenic 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 group also works closely with other cultural and ethnic groups to promote a community based on shared understanding and multicultural inclusion.

Thomastown and Lalor Elderly Citizen's

Thomastown and Lalor Elderly Citizen's

LALOR

3075

$3,550.00

Thomastown and Lalor Elderly Citizen's provides practical and emotional assistance to senior residents of the local community. Volunteers encourage social interaction among members by organising lunches, functions and educational activities, such as walking groups, bingo and computer classes.

Thomastown East Greek Senior Citizens Club

Thomastown East Greek Senior Citizens Club

THOMASTOWN

3074

$3,800.00

The Thomastown East Greek Senior Citizens Club provides educational and recreational activities for elderly residents of Greek background. The Club depends on volunteers to facilitate events and opportunities for social interaction, and help establish a more integrated local community.

Thomastown Football Club

Thomastown Football Club

THOMASTOWN

3074

$4,200.00

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

Thornbury Creek Senior Citizens Club

Thornbury Creek Senior Citizens Club

THORNBURY

3071

$3,600.00

The Thornbury Greek Senior Citizens Club provides educational and recreational activities for elderly residents of Greek background. The Club depends on volunteers to facilitate events and opportunities for social interaction and help establish a more integrated local community.

Thowgla Hall and Recreation Reserve Committee of Management Inc

Thowgla Hall and Recreation Reserve Committee of Management Inc

CORRYONG

3707

$1,764.00

The Thowgla Hall and Recreation Reserve Committee of Management manages the community hall. The hall provides the remote community with an affordable venue to hold social activities, fostering participation across all members of the community.

Three Colours Soccer Club Inc

Three Colours Soccer Club Inc

MILDURA

3500

$4,545.00

Three Colours Soccer Club provides an avenue for individuals of all ages to be physically active and lead a healthy lifestyle through participation in sport in the Mildura region. The Club is assisted by volunteers who are involved in various aspects of the sport and fosters social inclusion by encouraging people of all abilities and backgrounds to participate both socially and competitively.

Timboon Field and Game Incorporated

Timboon Field and Game Incorporated

TIMBOON

3268

$5,000.00

Timboon Field and Game is dedicated to providing an environment for members and newcomers to participate in clay target shooting. The group actively encourage young people to attend although a large percentage of members are over 50 years of age. Twice a year the volunteers organise a large shooting event that allows members to compete against each other.

Tinamba Tennis Club Inc

Tinamba Tennis Club Inc

TINAMBA

3859

$4,200.00

Tinamba 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 volunteers and other community groups to meet.

Tongala Community Activities Centre Inc

Tongala Community Activities Centre Inc

TONGALA

3621

$3,250.00

The Tongala Community Activities Centre 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.

Tongala Neighbourhood Watch Inc

Tongala Neighbourhood Watch Inc

TONGALA

3621

$2,220.00

Tongala Neighbourhood Watch ensures that residents and their homes are safe, secure and protected. The volunteer organisation encourages cooperation and vigilance among members and distributes regular newsletters with the aim of building a more secure, unified community.

Toolleen Recreation Reserve Committee of Management Inc

Toolleen Recreation Reserve Committee of Management Inc

TOOLLEEN

3551

$5,000.00

The Toolleen Recreation Reserve Committee of Management operates a local recreation area that provides a sense of belonging and a means of social interaction for participants and their families. The Reserve assists in the physical and social development of local residents in this rural town, and promotes an active lifestyle and team spirit among participants. It relies on volunteers to maintain the grounds and to further encourage social inclusion and sport in the community.

Toongabbie Mechanics Institute Committee Incorporated

Toongabbie Mechanics Institute Committee Incorporated

TOONGABBIE

3856

$1,075.00

Toongabbie Mechanics Institute Committee manages and maintains a heritage-listed building as a venue for the entertainment of locals, and as a means of preserving historically and culturally significant elements about the local region. The hall provides the remote community with an affordable location to host social and community activities, fostering participation across all members of the community.

Toora and District Football Club

Toora and District Football Club

TOORA

3962

$2,594.00

Toora and District Football 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 football. 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 Toora community groups to meet.

Tooradin Public Hall Inc

Tooradin Public Hall Inc

TOORADIN

3980

$1,500.00

Tooradin Public Hall is run by a group of dedicated volunteers who manage 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.

Tooradin Rural Fire Brigade

Tooradin Rural Fire Brigade

TOORADIN

3980

$4,801.00

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

Tootgarook Cricket Club

Tootgarook Cricket Club

ROSEBUD WEST

3940

$4,300.00

The Tootgarook Cricket Club, Rosebud West, 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.
 

TORC Off Road Racing Club

TORC Off Road Racing Club

KYNETON

3444

$4,937.95

TORC Off Road Racing Club of Kyneton encourages young people to become involved with motor sport in the rural community, and is supported by enthusiastic volunteers. The Club offers young people the opportunity to gain accredited competencies through training seminars and also allows retirees the chance to socialise and make friends. The mental and physical wellbeing that social inclusion and interaction offers goes beyond the two days a month that meetings are held to create long-lasting bonds and friendships.

TOWN Club of Victoria Cloverdale

TOWN Club of Victoria Cloverdale

CORIO

3214

$1,200.00

Take Off Weight Naturally operates for the support of Australians who want to improve their level of fitness. The TOWN Club of Victoria Cloverdale volunteers provide encouragement and advice in a relaxed and inclusive atmosphere. The Club assists members to change dietary and recreational habits in order to develop a healthy and active lifestyle.

TOWN Club Victoria Heywood

TOWN Club Victoria Heywood

HEYWOOD

3304

$1,308.00

The TOWN Club Victoria Heywood offers a supportive and informative environment in which individuals and families can realise their weight loss goals.  Volunteers at the Club help to organise and facilitate weekly community meetings, providing valuable advice related to diet and exercise and assisting members to develop and implement a healthy and sustainable lifestyle.

TOWN Clubs of Victoria Eureka

TOWN Clubs of Victoria Eureka

MILL PARK

3082

$2,040.00

The Take Off Weight Naturally Club of Eureka in Victoria offers a supportive and informative environment in which individuals and families can realise their weight loss goals.  Volunteers at the Club help to organise and facilitate weekly community meetings, providing valuable advice related to diet and exercise and assisting members to develop and implement a healthy and sustainable lifestyle.

Trafalgar Tennis Club Incorporated

Trafalgar Tennis Club Incorporated

TRAFALGAR

3824

$3,100.00

Trafalgar 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 fosters social inclusion by encouraging community members of all abilities and backgrounds to participate both socially and competitively.

Transworld Aid Inc

Transworld Aid Inc

NARRE WARREN SOUTH

3805

$3,116.00

Transworld Aid of Narre Warren South transports mainly food either direct to people in need or to local community organisations who share these resources with the local people. Transworld Aid is in the process of planning and developing small local Food Banks, for easier access for the families and Individuals in need to come together for shared benefit.

Traralgon and District Art Society Incorporated

Traralgon and District Art Society Incorporated

TRARALGON

3844

$3,413.00

Traralgon and District Art Society is dedicated to bettering their local community and promoting the cultural interests of community members. Volunteers are concerned with supporting artists and fostering community spirit.

Traralgon West Playgroup Inc

Traralgon West Playgroup Inc

TRARALGON

3844

$2,290.00

The Traralgon West 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.

Trichothiodstrophy Xeroderma Pigmentosum and Cockayne Syndrome Trust Fund

Trichothiodstrophy Xeroderma Pigmentosum and Cockayne Syndrome Trust Fund

CRAIGEBURN

3064

$5,000.00

The Trichothiodstrophy Xeroderma Pigmentosum and Cockayne Syndrome Trust Fund, based in Craigeburn, is part of the Friends of Sammy-Joe Foundation who provide help to people affected by a condition which makes them allergic to ultraviolet light from the sun. The Organisation relies on volunteers and aims to improve the quality of life for children who suffer from these disorders by providing them with help so they can engage in recreational activities in a solar-protected environment.

Trocadero Projects Incorporated

Trocadero Projects Incorporated

FOOTSCRAY

3011

$3,950.00

Trocadero Projects of Footscray is an artistic hub providing space for the exhibition and viewing of new and contemporary art and providing a starting point for many artistic careers. It provides young and emerging artists an opportunity to start exhibiting their art work at a professional level, with the space hosting approximately 40 exhibitions per year. Trocadero Projects promotes community togetherness and social inclusion.

Tungamah And District Lions Club Inc

Tungamah and District Lions Club Inc

TUNGAMAH

3728

$2,799.00

Lions International is a global service organisation of volunteers that develops, promotes and assists in a range of projects to help local communities and foster social integration. The volunteers of the Tungamah And District Lions Club help to improve quality of life in the region by participating in various community oriented activities, such as an annual carnival, and conducting fundraising initiatives for local charities.

Tungamah Bowls Club Inc

Tungamah Bowls Club Inc

TUNGAMAH

3728

$1,400.00

Tungamah Bowls 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 bowls. 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.

Tungamah Mechanic Institute and Memorial Hall

Tungamah Mechanic Institute and Memorial Hall

TUNGAMAH

3728

$3,637.00

Tungamah Mechanic Institute and Memorial Hall is made up of a small group of volunteers who maintain the local hall to serve the interests, aims and aspirations of the community. Volunteers contribute their time and energy to maintain the facility, enabling community participation in physical, social, educational and recreational activities.

Turkish Womens Recreational Group

Turkish Womens Recreational Group

LALOR

3074

$4,400.00

The Turkish Women's Recreational Group, located in Lalor, supports a culturally diverse society through the promotion of Turkish culture in the community. Volunteers participate in a number of local and regional events, such as Harmony Day and International Women's Day Celebrations, and conduct workshops in which the general public is encouraged to take part. The Group also works closely with other cultural and ethnic groups to promote a community based on shared understanding and multicultural inclusion.

Tyers and District Community Assocaition

Tyers and District Community Assocaition

TYERS

3844

$4,800.00

The Tyers and District Community Association links disparate community groups, including local government, the Country Fire Association, and play groups. Dedicated volunteers organise large social events of regional significance, such as ANZAC Day, fostering social interaction and building community strength.

Tyers Soccer Club

Tyers Soccer Club

TYERS

3844

$1,300.00

The Tyers Soccer Club provides a sense of belonging and a means of social interaction for members and their families. The Club assists in the physical and social development of players and promotes an active lifestyle and team spirit. Volunteers donate their time and energy to maintain the grounds, organise competitive events, and promote the sport in the community.

U3A Sale Inc University of the Third Age Inc

U3A Sale Inc University of the Third Age Inc

SALE

3850

$2,168.00

U3A Sale is part of the University of the Third Age, a network of elderly people who aspire to learn, teach and access new technology in an environment that encourages mental, physical and social stimulation. Members of the Sale Branch, located in Southern Victoria, come from a diverse range of backgrounds, qualifications and financial circumstances with the purpose of improving their lives and gaining new skills. Activities offered to members and supported by volunteers include tai chi classes, bushwalking, craft, computing, literature and the arts.

U3A Werribee Region Inc

U3A Werribee Region Inc

HOPPERS CROSSING

3029

$3,400.00

U3A Werribee Region, located in Hoppers Crossing, is a community learning organisation, coordinated by volunteers to promote active retirement. It aims to provide an opportunity for the stimulus of mental, social and physical activity, and the satisfaction of working with others to improve the status, wellbeing and position of older people in the community.

U3A Yarra Ranges Inc

U3A Yarra Ranges Inc

LILYDALE

3140

$2,100.00

The University of 3rd Age Yarra Ranges, based in Lilydale supports self-help opportunities for seniors through a variety of educational courses and services. The enthusiastic volunteers facilitate activities that promote social inclusion, social development and community participation.

Underbool Progress Group

Underbool Progress Group

UNDERBOOL

3509

$3,038.00

Underbool Progress Group is dedicated to improving their local community and promoting the interests of community members. Volunteers are concerned with supporting sustainable development, lobbying for better facilities, and fostering community spirit through forums and consultations.

United Cricket Club Bendigo Inc

United Cricket Club Bendigo Inc

BENDIGO

3550

$3,300.00

The United Cricket Club, based in Bendigo, 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.

United Somali Organization In Australia

United Somali Organization In Australia

HEIDELBERG HEIGHTS

3081

$4,749.00

The United Somali Organisation of Australia offers vital practical and emotional assistance to members of the Somali community. Volunteers provide essential employment services and organise social events. The Organisation helps to instil confidence in community members and is a valuable tool in the development of a culturally diverse society.

United Sri Lankan Muslim Association of Australia Inc

United Sri Lankan Muslim Association of Australia Inc

GLEN WAVERLEY

3150

$4,890.00

The United Sri Lankan Muslim Association of Australia is a Glen Waverley based community cultural group. The Association is involved in fostering the Muslim community and creating awareness of the culture and beliefs of the Muslims of Sri Lanka to the Australian community at large. The volunteers are also involved in fundraising events that raise money for other causes such as Breast Cancer and Tsunami victims.

Uniting Church in Australia St Andrews Bacchus Marsh

Myrniong District Tuesday Luncheon Group

MYRNIONG

3341

$4,600.00

The Myrniong District Tuesday Luncheon Group provides social and recreational activities for elderly people within the community, especially those who are socially isolated. Volunteers give their time to organise luncheons and ensure they are a success by preparing meals and arranging transport for elderly community members.

UnitingCare Geelong

UnitingCare Geelong

SOUTH GEELONG

3220

$4,960.00

Uniting Care Geelong aims to address disadvantage and assist vulnerable members of the South Geelong community through socially inclusive activities. The Group operates under the umbrella of the Uniting Church and provides programs such as emergency relief, financial assistance and advice, and education support. The Organisation promotes a just and inclusive society by encouraging volunteer help for the disadvantaged.

University of Melbourne Knowledge Transfer and Partnership Office

Shakespeare in Community

CARLTON

3010

$4,300.00

Shakespeare in Community, located in Carlton, is a social support program that assists with the integration of refugees and migrants into Australian Society. Volunteers work tirelessly to provide a range of language and literacy programs, including English language workshops and performance based holiday programs for local youth. The Group is a vital resource in the area and encourages the development of community bonds based on cultural diversity and acceptance.

Upfield Soccer Club

Upfield Soccer Club Broadmeadows

BROADMEADOWS

3047

$3,770.00

The Upfield Soccer Club of Broadmeadows is assisted by enthusiastic volunteers who promote social integration through participation in team sport. Club activities help players to contribute more constructively to the community by encouraging values such as teamwork, commitment and social responsibility.

Upper Goulburn Radio Inc

Upper Goulburn Radio Inc

ALEXANDRA

3714

$2,100.00

Upper Goulburn Radio aspires to entertain and inform residents of the local region. The Station's volunteers demonstrate a strong commitment to local programming and encourages community groups to become involved and promote their activities and endeavours to residents across the Murrndindi Shire.

Upper Murray Health and Community Services

Corryong Food Bank

CORRYONG

3707

$3,630.00

The Corryong Food Bank aims to address food insecurity within the region and increase community connectedness and capacity, by delivering a useful and relevant range of training programs to empower volunteer community members and users of the service, whilst improving their well being.

Upper Yarra Adult Riding Club Inc

Upper Yarra Adult Riding Club Inc

WESBURN

3799

$3,075.00

The Upper Yarra Adult Riding Club encourages participation in equestrian 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.

Upper Yarra Community House Inc

Koha Community Cafe

YARRA JUNCTION

3797

$4,925.00

The Koha Community Café of Yarra Junction provides a meeting place for local residents. The Café provides the community with nutritious food and encourages members of the community to participate in the daily activities undertaken by The Café's volunteers. 

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