Volunteer Grants 2010 successful organisations - Western Australia N-P

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Legal name starts with 'N' and 'P'
Legal Name Provider Name Location Provider Postcode Total Funding Organisation Description

Nannup Lions Club

Nannup Lions Club

NANNUP

6275

$1,000.00

The Nannup Lions Club endeavours to support and improve the local region through fundraising and fellowship. The Club takes an active interest in the cultural and social welfare of the region, and actively recruits civic minded volunteers to serve the local community.

Nannup Music Club

Nannup Music Club

NANNUP

6275

$1,800.00

The Nannup Music Club aims to provide an artistic forum for the development, expression and appreciation of music in the community. The Club endeavours to showcase artworks and artists and to present a valuable opportunity for individuals to develop their artistic faculties through sharing knowledge and artistic expression in the community. The Nannup Music Club is supported by dedicated volunteers that make a vital contribution to foster social participation and enhancing a sense of identity through music.

Narembeen Bowls Club

Narembeen Bowls Club

NAREMBEEN

6369

$1,200.00

The Narembeen 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 by hosting competitions and social events, and encouraging participants to develop their abilities.

Narembeen Historical Society

Narembeen Historical Society

NAREMBEEN

6369

$1,100.00

The Narembeen Historical Society is an integral part of the local community. The volunteers of the Society dedicate hours of their time to source and maintain historical items and equipment. The Group is currently involved with celebrations for 100 years of agricultural settlement in the Narembeen region and a book for the centenary. The Group is an important outlet for older Australians and encourages social involvement based on common interest.

Narembeen Lions Club Inc

Narembeen Lions Club Inc

NAREMBEEN

6369

$1,518.00

Lions International is a global volunteer service organisation that develops and implements a range of projects to support local communities and foster social integration. The Lions Club of Narembeen helps improve quality of life in the region by hosting an annual senior citizens dinner, running a recycling centre and conducting fundraising initiatives for local charities.

Narrogin Equestrian Association Inc

Narrogin Equestrian Association Inc

CUBALLING

6311

$3,147.00

The Narrogin Equestrian Association, based in Cuballing, promotes responsible and healthy horse ownership by providing Club members with the opportunity to learn the principals of good horse husbandry and to advance through the stages of equitation by participating in coaching clinics and competitions. Volunteers assist with regional competitions and exhibit great enthusiasm, supporting healthy, active lifestyles and a genuine love of the sport.

Narrogin Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service

Narrogin Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service

NARROGIN

6312

$4,950.00

The Narrogin Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service brings together volunteers from the local area to train and respond to bush fires, house fires, and other emergencies. fire prevention and intervention is a key component for the Service that assists with hazard reduction burns, fire preparation and community education. The Service also provides a source of social interaction and a sense of inclusion for volunteers.

Newman Knights Hockey Club

Newman Knights Hockey Club

CHURCHLANDS

6018

$1,250.00

Newman Knights Hockey Club, located in Churchlands, 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 Churchlands community.

Newman Lions Club Inc

Newman Lions Club Inc

NEWMAN

6753

$4,047.00

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

Newman Mainstreet Project Inc

Newman Playgroup

NEWMAN

6753

$3,780.00

The Newman Playgroup offers families from a variety of backgrounds the opportunity to meet and interact with other parents and carers in a supportive and safe environment. The organisation assists young children in their social development and is supported immensely by its volunteers. Members engage with the wider community through family fun days and other community events.

Ngallagunda Aboriginal Corporation

Ngallagunda Aboriginal Corporation

VIA DERBY

6728

$4,875.00

Ngallagunda Aboriginal Corporation endeavours to strengthen this remote Kimberley community, developing viability through training, job creation and achievement. Volunteers are assisting in building a community store, campground and amenities block, and training local people in retail management. Their aim is to profitably run the store and increase community participation in the process.

Noranda Sporting Association

Noranda Sporting Association

NORANDA

6062

$4,950.00

The Noranda Sporting Association provides a sense of belonging and a means of social interaction for participants and their families. The Association 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.

North Coast Rangers Christian Football Club

North Coast Rangers Christian Football Club

CLARKSON

6030

$4,800.00

North Coast Rangers Christian Football Club, located in Clarkson, provides an avenue for children and adults to be physically active and lead a healthy lifestyle through participation in 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.

North Midlands Netball Association Inc

North Midlands Netball Association Inc

MORAWA

6623

$2,355.00

North Midlands Netball Association, based in Morawa, provides a sense of belonging and a means of social interaction for participants and their families. The Association assists in the physical and social development of players and promotes an active lifestyle and team spirit. Volunteers maintain the grounds and encourage community members of all ages and backgrounds to get involved.

North Yunderup Community Association

North Yunderup Community Association

NORTH YUNDERUP

6208

$4,600.00

The North Yunderup Community Association links various community groups, including schools, local government and residents. Dedicated volunteers organise large social events of regional significance, fostering social interaction and building community strength.

Northam and Districts Historical Society Inc

Northam and Districts Historical Society Inc

NORTHAM

6401

$2,161.00

The Northam and Districts Historical Society is dedicated to fostering community spirit through the documentation and preservation of local history. Volunteer members conduct research on local families and administer a friendly and informative arena in which residents and visitors can learn about regional heritage.

Northam Country Club Inc

Northam Country Club Inc

NORTHAM

6401

$3,380.00

The Northam Tennis Club provides an avenue for community members of many ages 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 individuals of all abilities and backgrounds to participate.

Northam Playgroup Inc

Northam Playgroup Inc

NORTHAM

6401

$2,252.95

Northham Playgroup enhances the social, emotional, physical and intellectual development of children, while allowing parents to develop social support networks and lasting friendships. The Playgroup provides an open, friendly and safe environment and welcomes the involvement of the wider community

Northam Toy Library

Northam Toy Library

NORTHAM

6401

$1,090.90

The Northam Toy Library strengthens the community by encouraging family interaction and the intellectual and creative development of children. The volunteers at the Library accumulate a wide variety of toys and educational resources that parents can borrow, greatly benefitting the disadvantaged and providing joy to families from many cultural backgrounds.

Northampton Football Club Inc

Northampton Football Club Inc

NORTHAMPTON

6535

$2,409.00

The Northampton Football 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.

Northampton Friends of the Railway Inc

Northampton Friends of the Railway Inc

NORTHAMPTON

6535

$1,920.00

Northampton Friends of the Railway is a volunteer organisation concerned with the preservation and display of railway memorabilia of local historical significance. The organisation raises funds for restoration and upkeep and, by making the memorabilia accessible, fosters community engagement with the project.

Northampton Netball Association Inc

Northampton Netball Association Inc

NORTHAMPTON

6535

$2,952.25

Northampton Netball Association 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 Netball. The Association 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.

Northampton Occasional Child Care Association Inc

Northampton Occasional Child Care Association Inc

NORTHAMPTON

6535

$1,999.00

The Northampton Occasional Child Care Association provides child care assistance to the local community. The Association provides assistance to families from a range of backgrounds and promotes social inclusion through its efforts.

Northcliffe Family Centre Inc

Northcliffe Family Centre Inc

NORTHCLIFFE

6262

$2,500.00

Northcliffe Family Centre provides a range of services to the community. These range from child care to a local community opportunity shop. The dedicated volunteers promote social inclusion through their various activities which encourage other people in the community to get involved in volunteer work.

Northcliffe Mens Shed Incorporated

Northcliffe Mens Shed Incorporated

NORTHCLIFFE

6262

$3,605.00

The Northcliffe Men's Shed provides a welcoming and inclusive environment in which older, disabled and disadvantaged men in the community can congregate to share life experiences and volunteer their woodworking skills. The Shed alleviates social isolation by enabling men to establish friendships and support networks, and develop the confidence to interact with the wider community.

Northcliffe Workers Club Incorporated

Northcliffe Community Development

NORTHCLIFFE

6262

$3,100.00

Northcliffe Community Development provides emotional and practical assistance to local residents of all ages and backgrounds. The organisation is administered by dedicated volunteers and provides community groups with a familiar and well maintained venue in which to meet and stage events and activities.

Northern Corridor Radio Group Inc

Northern Corridor Radio Group Inc

WHITEMAN

6068

$2,882.00

Northern Corridor Radio Group aims to promote all forms of Amateur Radio within the local community. Located in Whiteman, Victoria, the Group actively encourages volunteer participation from community members of all backgrounds and is a valuable tool in the promotion of a culturally inclusive society.

Nungarin Newslink Inc

Nungarin Newslink Inc

NUNGARIN

6490

$5,000.00

Nungarin Newslink is a local community group that prepares articles for a community newsletter in rural Western Australia. The newsletter helps to promote local events and achievements and raises awareness of various community issues. Dedicated volunteers work hard to produce the fortnightly newspaper, which is widely distributed in the region.

Nyoongar Sports Association

Nyoongar Sports Association

MALAGA

6090

$4,700.00

Nyoongar Sports Association of Malaga aims to maximise opportunities for Indigenous Australians in Nyoongar Country to achieve in sport and recreational participation. The volunteers are committed to improving access and opportunities for Aboriginal people to participate in organised sport which helps to promote community engagement.

Origins Centre Inc

Origins Centre Inc

BALINGUP

6253

$3,700.00

Origins Centre located in Balingup is a rural respite accommodation service, offering a safe environment to support mental health and well-being. The Centre relies on dedicated volunteers for the provision of programs such as weekly community gatherings and educational workshops. The Origins Centre promotes a safe and healthy society by providing volunteer support in the community.

Outcare Incorporated

Santa's Workshop Sevenoaks

CANNINGTON

6107

$5,000.00

Santa's Workshop Sevenoaks is a volunteer service, based in Cannington, that collects materials to make or refurbish toys and collects donated toys and gifts for disadvantaged children and adults. Volunteers also use their expertise and wisdom to mentor students and disadvantaged children in manual arts, restoration and recycling.

Over 50's Recreation Association Albany (Inc)

Over 50's Recreation Association Albany (Inc)

ALBANY

6330

$1,800.00

Over 50's Recreation Association Albany is a local community group that promotes healthy aging. The Association provides weekly activities, a monthly meeting, a monthly newsletter and a variety of social outings. The volunteers assist the community and help to promote social inclusivity through these activities.

OZIND Golf Club Inc

OZIND Golf Club Inc

WINTHROP

6150

$2,473.00

The OZIND Golf Club is run by a group of volunteers who give their time to provide a safe, supportive environment for members of all ages, abilities and backgrounds to participate in golf. The Club fosters a more interactive community by hosting competitions and social events, and encouraging participants to improve their skills, develop social networks and engage in active, healthy lifestyles.

Panthers Netball Club Inc

Panthers Netball Club Inc

BALDIVIS

6171

$2,590.00

The Panthers Netball Club of Baldivis 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 netball. The Club fosters community spirit by 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.

Parents and Friends Federation of Western Australia Inc Inglewood

Aranmore Catholic College Parents and Friends Association

LEEDERVILLE

6007

$2,465.00

The Aranmore Catholic College Parents and Friends Association endeavours to enhance the welfare of families and children in Leederville. The Association volunteers undertake regular fundraising initiatives to finance improvements to educational resources and organise social and recreational events that foster a sense of community fellowship.

Parkerville Junior Football Club

Parkerville Junior Football Club

PARKERVILLE

6081

$4,100.00

The Parkerville 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 football. The Club encourages team spirit and participation in a socially inclusive environment.

Pearl Coast Gymnastics Club Broome Inc

Pearl Coast Gymnastics Club Broome Inc

BROOME

6725

$2,227.00

Pearl Coast Gymnastics Club, located in Broome, caters for young people from various cultural backgrounds and aims to provide activities for those living in this remote area of Australia. The work of committed volunteer coaches means that Club members also have the opportunity to travel and participate in regional and state competitions.

Peel Aquatic Centre

Peel Aquatic Centre

MANDURAH

6210

$5,000.00

The Peel Aquatic Centre cultivates a healthy and active lifestyle among local residents of all ages and abilities. Trained volunteer members conduct recreational and competitive events and offer swimming lessons and water safety information to children and their parents.

Pemberton Community Arts and Resources Centre Inc

Pemberton Film Society

PEMBERTON

6260

$2,399.00

The Pemberton Film Society is Western Australia's longest running regional film Society, since 1980, and has monthly screenings of a broad spectrum of genres of 16mm films from all over the world. The Society provides a platform for the rural local community members to meet, discuss and view a broad spectrum of films and documentaries. The Pemberton Film Society relies on dedicated volunteers to promote a socially and culturally rich community by encouraging regular screenings.

Peripheral Neuropathy Support Group Inc

Peripheral Neuropathy Support Group Inc

ELLENBROOK

6069

$1,388.00

The Peripheral Neuropathy Support Group of Ellenbrook, located in Perth, offers assistance, encouragement and information to sufferers of this debilitating disease. The group provides a welcoming forum in which community members can connect with each other and find mutual support. Volunteers also liaise with health professionals to increase awareness of the disease and its symptoms, helping to facilitate diagnosis and relieve suffering.

Perth Baseball Club Inc

Perth Baseball Club Inc

MOUNT LAWLEY

6050

$2,740.00

The Perth Baseball Club, located at Mount Lawley, 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.

Perth District Football Development Council

Perth District Football Development Council

LATHLAIN

6100

$5,000.00

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

Perth Legacy Inc Albany Group

Perth Legacy Inc Albany Group

KENTDALE

6333

$2,955.65

Albany Group of Perth Legacy comprises 18 ex-servicemen who care for widows and children of Defence Force personnel that have died as a result of their service. Volunteers assist in providing support to some 250 registered widows, and activities include home visits and afternoon teas. By holding events, the Group aims to prevent social isolation for women in similar situations.

Phantoms Water Polo Club Inc

Phantoms Water Polo Club Inc

WEMBLEY

6014

$3,800.00

Phantoms Water Polo Club of Wembley provides an avenue for children and adults to be physically active and lead a healthy lifestyle through participation in the sport of water polo. 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.

Pilbara Wildlife Carers Association Incorporated

Chelonia

BROOME

6725

$1,800.00

Chelonia is an organisation that rehabilitates turtles in the North West area of Broome. Chelonia is an integral part of Pilbara Wildlife Carers Association with a focus on providing support to the community who come into contact with injured turtles or who have an interest in learning about the process of rehabilitation within the care facility. The organisation promotes community involvement and participation through the work of its dedicated volunteers.

Pingelly Development Association Inc

Pingelly Development Association Inc

PINGELLY

6308

$4,995.00

Pingelly Development Association provides support and assistance to community projects that benefit the entire regional area. The Association has completed several projects with the help of volunteers, including a picnic area, shelter at a cemetery and a memorial park. Events such as market days and Christmas parties also help to promote community unity and social inclusion.

Pinjarra Junior Football Club Inc

Pinjarra Junior Football Club Inc

PINJARRA

6208

$3,800.00

The Pinjarra 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 AFL. The Club encourages team spirit and participation in a socially inclusive environment.

Pinjarra Progress Association

Pinjarra Progress Association

PINJARRA

6208

$1,733.90

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

Playfield Learning Centre Inc

Playfield Learning Centre Inc

EAST VICTORIA PARK

6101

$3,294.00

The Playfield Learning Centre in East Victoria Park manages a community facility, providing a place for many local groups to meet. Volunteers contribute their time and energy to maintain the facility, enabling community participation in social, educational and recreational activities.

Playgroup WA Inc

King River Playgroup

ALBANY

6330

$2,826.00

King River 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.

Police and Community Youth Centre

Police and Community Youth Centre

KALGOORLIE

6430

$4,700.00

The Police Citizens Youth Club’s mission is to play an active role in the lives of young people and help develop their skills, character and leadership qualities.  The PCYC in Kalgoorlie Boulder is pivotal in promoting a safer and inclusive community for young people.  Police Officers involved with the Club work specifically with young people and at-risk youth to provide a positive influence in their lives.

Port Kennedy Fishing and Rescue Group

Port Kennedy Fishing and Rescue Group

PORT KENNEDY

6172

$5,000.00

The Port Kennedy Fishing and Rescue Group is a recreational organisation that promotes responsible and sustainable attitudes and practices among anglers of all abilities and ages. The work of the volunteers cultivates a family orientated atmosphere and events promote a sense of connectivity and belonging to people of all ages within the community.

Port Walcott Volunteer Marine Rescue Group Inc

Port Walcott Volunteer Marine Rescue Group Inc

WICKHAM

6720

$4,558.00

Port Walcott Volunteer Marine Rescue Group, located in Wickham, relies on dedication volunteers to ensure a secure marine environment, not only through patrolling but by maintaining rescue equipment and undergoing constant training, keeping their skills honed and up to date. Volunteers of the Group work as an efficient team in response to emergencies and provide a vital service to their community.

Post Natal Depression Support Association Inc

Post Natal Depression Support Association Inc

SUBIACO

6008

$1,800.00

The Post Natal Depression Support Association provides support and information to women, partners and families affected by prenatal mental health issues by working on their behalf to raise awareness and lobby for appropriate services. The organisation's volunteers have personal experience of prenatal mental health issues and are trained to communicate empathetically with women and families in local support groups in the Subiaco region.

Pregnancy Assistance Inc

Pregnancy Assistance Inc

EAST PERTH

6004

$2,800.00

Pregnancy Assistance provides free and confidential emotional and practical support to pregnant women before and after the birth of their baby in the East Perth region. The Group provides baby clothes, furniture, financial assistance and referrals to other support organisations for every mother who needs their support. Mothers in turn feel welcomed, included and encouraged to participate in family and social life.

PRIMAL Ultimate Club Inc

PRIMAL Ultimate Club Inc

NORTH PERTH

6006

$2,050.00

The PRIMAL Ultimate Club is assisted by volunteers who promote social interaction through participation in the flying disc sport known as Ultimate. Club activities cultivate life skills such as teamwork, commitment and individual responsibility, enabling participants to contribute more constructively to the local community.

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Content Updated: 29 May 2012