Volunteer Grants 2010 successful organisations - Western Australia V-Z

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Legal Name Provider Name Location Provider Postcode Total Funding Organisation Description

Valley of the Giants Heritage and Tourism Association Inc

Valley of the Giants Heritage and Tourism Association Inc

KENTDALE

6333

$2,955.65

The Valley of the Giants Heritage & Tourism Association of Kentdale is a window for tourism and industry in the surrounding community. The Group’s main aim is to build awareness of the region as a tourism destination by increasing visitation, providing marketing and promotions for attractions while supporting businesses, industry development and the local community.

Vasse Junior Soccer Club Inc

Vasse Junior Soccer Club Inc

BUSSELTON

6280

$4,998.00

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

Victoria Park South Perth Sports Club Inc

Victoria Park South Perth Sports Club Inc

ST JAMES

6102

$4,040.00

Victoria Park South Perth Sports Club located in St James 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.

Vipassana Charitable Foundation (WA)

Vipassana Charitable Foundation (WA)

JELCOBINE

6306

$4,300.00

Vipassana Charitable Foundation located in Jelcobine aims to improve the health and quality of life for people suffering from mental illnesses, complications and recovering from addiction. The Foundation provides an opportunity for people to improve their health through a philosophy that promotes meditation and mental strength. The Vipassana Charitable Foundation fosters a healthy society through strengthening the minds of the members of the community.

WA Bush Poets and Yarn Spinners Association Inc

WA Bush Poets and Yarn Spinners Association Inc

ST. JAMES

6102

$3,515.00

The Western Australia Bush Poets and Yarn Spinners Association of St James preserves and exhibits Australian heritage in the form of rhyming poetry and story telling. Volunteers of the Association hold regular public performances and contribute to cultural and community events. The Association also provides training and feedback for aspiring writers, developing skills and building self esteem.

WA Digital Divide Strategy Incorporated

WA Digital Divide Strategy Inc Central Office

YOKINE

6060

$5,000.00

The Western Australian Digital Divide Strategy, located in Yokine, aims to enrich the community through referral, training and resource development so that new arrivals and refugees acquire the skills and capacity to contribute to society. The Strategy uses volunteers to promote the importance of volunteering in their own community by harbouring relationships with individuals and organisations.

WA Water Ski Association

WA Water Ski Association

BURSWOOD

6100

$2,100.00

WA water Ski Association provides an avenue for people with a disability to be physically active and lead a healthy lifestyle through participation in water skiing. The Club is assisted by volunteers who are involved in various aspects of the sport and foster social inclusion by encouraging people of all abilities and backgrounds to participate both socially and competitively.

WACFA Western Australian Christian Football Association Inc

WACFA Western Australian Christian Football Association Inc

BEECHBORO

6063

$3,500.00

The Western Australian Christian Football Association is a volunteer run junior sports Club, located in Beechboro, that provides a safe and supportive atmosphere for young people to develop physical and social skills through participation in soccer. The Club encourages team spirit and participation in a socially inclusive environment.

Wagin Apex Club

Wagin Apex Club

WAGIN

6315

$5,000.00

The Apex Club of Wagin 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.

Waroona Agricultural Society Inc

Waroona Agricultural Society Inc

WAROONA

6215

$1,630.00

The Waroona Agricultural Society aims to improve the local region through community participation and social activity. Volunteers from the Society organise major community events, such as the annual Waroona Show, which benefit the local region economically and enable community members from diverse backgrounds to learn new skills and develop social support networks.

Waroona Historical Society Inc

Waroona Historical Society Inc

WAROONA

6215

$3,132.60

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

Warradarge Volunteer Bush fire Brigade

Warradarge Volunteer Bush fire Brigade

WARRADARGE

6518

$1,660.00

Warradarge Volunteer Bush 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 that come together to assist their local community.

Warren Blackwood Cricket Association

Warren Blackwood Cricket Association

MANJIMUP

6258

$1,680.00

The Warren Blackwood Cricket 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.

Warren Womens Hockey Association

Warren Womens Hockey Association

MANJIMUP

6258

$1,197.00

The Warren Womens Hockey Association of Manjimup is assisted by volunteers who aim to promote social inclusion by encouraging participation in team sport. The Association 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.

Warwick Bowling Club Inc

Warwick Bowling Club Inc

WARWICK

6024

$3,940.00

The Warwick Bowling Club is assisted by a group of volunteers who give their time to provide a safe environment for members of all ages to participate in the sport of bowls. The club fosters community spirit through hosting competitions and social events, and encouraging participants to develop their abilities.

Wasarians Inc

Wasarians Inc

ROCKINGHAM

6168

$1,700.00

Wasarians in Rockingham aims to bring women together with similar interests to express their ideas in a supportive environment to drive positive change between members. Members are urged to play a more active role in local affairs within the community, including support to the area's hospital as well as providing assistance in the wake of emergencies and natural disasters. The Group also raises money for charities each year.

Welbungin Sports and Progress Association

Welbungin Sports and Progress Association

BENCUBBIN

6477

$5,000.00

The Welbungin Sports and Progress Association, based in Bencubbin, promote a viable, healthy and growing community through cooperation. 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.

Wellstead Progress Association

Wellstead Progress Association

WELLSTEAD

6328

$1,361.49

The Wellstead Progress Association promotes a viable, healthy and growing community through the spirit of cooperation and positive attitudes. The Association relies on volunteers to hold 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 in order to enrich the quality of life for local people.

West Northam Primary School Parents and Citizens

West Northam Primary School Parents and Citizens

NORTHAM

6401

$4,200.00

West Northam Primary School Parents and Citizens consists of a dedicated group of parents and residents who volunteer their time and effort to support the local school and community. The Association undertakes regular fundraising initiatives to finance the purchase of vital school equipment, and organises the provision of healthy and cost free meals to students of this largely lower class Western Australian town.

Western Australian Christian Football Association

Valley United Christian Soccer Club

DARLINGTON

6070

$2,000.00

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

Western Australian Wildlife Rehabilitation Council Inc

Kimberley Wildlife Carers and Associates Broome

BROOME

6725

$2,848.00

The Kimberley Wildlife Carers and Associates of Broome are a volunteer group that is committed to the preservation and care of this unique natural region. Volunteers deliver a range of events and programs aimed at increasing community awareness of environmental and wildlife protection issues. Programs are often aimed at young Indigenous people and help to foster a sense of community based on shared appreciation of the Kimberley environment.

Wheatbelt Cottage Industries

Wheatbelt Cottage Industries

KOORDA

6475

$1,817.00

Wheatbelt Cottage Industries provide education and training for the Koorda community and maintain facilities used for the discussion of issues affecting the district. Through the work of the volunteers the organisation promotes community inclusion and awareness.

Wickham Touch Association

Wickham Touch Association

WICKHAM

6720

$1,080.00

The Wickham Touch Association provides a sense of belonging and a means of social interaction for members and their families. The Association 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.

Wildlife Australia Inc

Wildlife Australia Inc

MARTIN

6110

$4,990.00

Wildlife Australia is an animal welfare group that plays a large role in the welfare of the endangered Black Cockatoo whilst looking after other animals as well. The Group encourages those with a keen interest in animal welfare to donate their time to assist in projects that in turn help them to develop friendships. School children and groups are also encouraged to participate in activities in an informative and educational environment.

Willetton Crows Cricket Club Inc

Willetton Crows Cricket Club Inc

WILLETTON

6155

$4,705.00

The Willetton Crows Cricket 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.

Wilson Park Playgroup Incorporated

Wilson Park Playgroup Incorporated

WILSON

6107

$4,000.00

Wilson Park 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.

Windmill Projects Inc

Network Warren Blackwood

BRIDGETOWN

6255

$1,500.00

Network Warren Blackwood of Bridgetown is a local project that assists the disadvantaged people in the region. The project promotes community inclusion and participation through its volunteering program which links community volunteers with Network members. Volunteers assist in the Network's personal development programs which provide opportunities for members to learn new skills, make friends and gain the knowledge, confidence and initiative to maintain social and recreational patterns into the future.

With Woman Collective Inc

With Woman Collective Inc

YANGEBUP

6164

$4,700.00

With Woman Collective is a pregnancy and early parenting resource information service that operates in Yangebup. The Service provides a series of workshops and classes for expectant parents at the district's youth centre. Programs on offer provide women with the skills and knowledge to see them well equipped to handle parenthood while also forming friendships with other women.

Wongan Hills Dalwallinu Anglican Parish

Wongan Hills Dalwallinu Anglican Parish

DALWALLINU

6609

$5,000.00

Wongan Hills Dalwallinu Anglican Parish is a small Anglican church endeavouring to make a difference to the community. Church members provide financial and prayer support to the local chaplain, teach religious education classes to the district's high school and support events run by the local community such as the agricultural show, ANZAC Day services, weddings, baptisms and funerals. Volunteers in the community feel a sense of self-worth by helping others and in turn strengthening the social fabric of the community.

Woodanilling Tennis Club Incorporated

Woodanilling Tennis Club Incorporated

WOODANILLING

6316

$5,000.00

Woodanilling 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.

Wundowie Telecentre Inc

Wundowie Telecentre Inc

WUNDOWIE

6560

$1,646.00

The Wundowie Telecentre is a community resource centre that provides various services to the local community. Volunteers assist with computer training, resume preparation, job applications and Centrelink applications. These services help the community to become more proactive and socially inclusive.

Wyalkatchem Arts Group Inc

Wyalkatchem Arts Group Inc

WYALKATCHEM

6485

$4,800.00

Wyalkatchem Arts Group coordinates activities that enrich and fulfil the lives of people from all sectors of the community. The Group organises events and projects including a permaculture garden, choir, yoga and art classes. Volunteers endeavour to make activities inclusive for all people while providing an enjoyable, healthy and supportive environment.

Yanchep Two Rocks Home Support Group Inc

Yanchep Two Rocks Home Support Group Inc

TWO ROCKS

6037

$2,500.00

The Yanchep Two Rocks Home Support Group is a community welfare organisation that provides vital support services to elderly and infirm residents of the Yanchep region. Group volunteers conduct regular hospital and home visitations to those in need and organise the provision of equipment such as wheelchairs and walking aids to facilitate independence in recipients.

York Football Club Inc

York Football Club Inc

YORK

6302

$2,307.00

York Football Club provides an avenue for children and adults to be physically active and lead a healthy lifestyle through participation in the sport of football. 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.

York Junior Football Club Inc

York Junior Football Club Inc

YORK

6302

$5,000.00

The York 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 through its volunteer activities, such as umpiring and providing after school training activities. The Club promotes a socially inclusive environment.

Zee Perth Khor Moral Uplifting Society Inc

Zee Perth Khor Moral Uplifting Society Inc

WILAGEE

6156

$4,697.00

Zee Perth Khor Moral Uplifting Society located in Wilagee aims to uplift the morality of contemporary society by fostering greater trust and understanding among all great religious teachings. The Society provides an important cultural link and social cohesion for the volunteers and members of Asian heritage when they attend gatherings every 1st day of the lunar month and birthdays of Chinese Sages including that of Prophet Mohammed and Jesus Christ.

Zonta Club of Bunbury Inc

Zonta Club of Bunbury Inc

BUNBURY

6230

$2,195.00

Zonta is a worldwide service organisation that seeks to improve the status of women. The Zonta Club of Bunbury provides a range of vital advocacy services that assist local women and children, including victims of domestic violence and refugees. Volunteers promote and advance the role of women in their community.

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