Volunteer Grants - Successful Organisations

Legal Name Provider Name Location Provider / Activity Postcode Total Funding Organisation Description
Ashford Local Aboriginal Land Council Ashford Local Aboriginal Land Council ASHFORD 2361 $5,000.00 Ashford Local Aboriginal Land Council provides educational services, mentoring and leadership to young Indigenous people in the region. Volunteers run fitness activities, assist with homework, and hold dances for youth. The Council is an integral part of the community, connecting Indigenous youth with their culture and promoting a more socially inclusive and engaged society.
Ashford Show Society Incorporated Ashford Show Society Incorporated ASHFORD 2361 $1,000.00 The Ashford Show Society offers a welcoming environment through which interested citizens can actively contribute to their community. Volunteers maintain the Society's facilities and organise the annual Show, which brings local residents together to participate in entertaining, informative events, such as pony club gatherings, camp drafting activities and agricultural displays. The Society promotes a dynamic, interactive community that takes collective pride in its achievements and supports local talent.
Ashmore Community Garden Incorporated Ashmore Community Garden Incorporated ASHMORE 4214 $2,800.00 Ashmore Community Garden is a place for local residents to build social connections in a healthy and active setting. Volunteers educate local students on healthy eating habits and growing organic food and maintain a welcoming environment for community members from all walks of life to connect with their peers. By providing a public space and opportunities for shared endeavour, the Garden unites enthusiasts and contributes to a healthier community.
Aspendale Lifesaving Swimming and Youth Club Incorporated Aspendale Lifesaving Swimming and Youth Club Incorporated ASPENDALE 3195 $4,051.20 The Aspendale Lifesaving Swimming and Youth Club promotes beach safety and encourages local residents to adopt healthy, active lifestyles through participation in surf-based activities. Volunteers donate their time to patrol local beaches, deliver vital first aid and rescue services and run training programs that teach surf lifesaving skills to community members of all ages and abilities. The Club is a focal point for the community, encouraging local residents to come together, enjoy the beach and develop a valuable understanding of water safety.
Association of Bhutanese in Australia Association of Bhutanese in Australia BLACKTOWN 2148 $5,000.00 The Association of Bhutanese in Australia supports refugees of Bhutanese background as they get established and connect with community life. Volunteers undertake numerous tasks to assist individuals and families in need, such as delivering English language classes and leading sports and cultural engagement programs. Through these efforts, the Association promotes the social inclusion of vulnerable community members and helps them to build valuable networks of support.
Association of Macedonian Refugee Children Elderly Citizens Group Incorporated Association of Macedonian Refugee Children Elderly Citizens Group Incorporated MILL PARK 3082 $3,800.00 The Association of Macedonian Refugee Children Elderly Citizens Group assists elderly Macedonian individuals and their families to connect with each other and the wider region. Volunteers organise a range of educational and social activities which strengthen the cultural identity of participants and encourage their engagement with the wider community. The Group provides members with a sense of belonging and offers a support structure that helps to reduce isolation in the community.
Association Shalom Association Shalom ST KILDA 3182 $5,000.00 Association Shalom has a proud history of supporting Russian-speaking Jewish refugees and migrants in Australia. A dedicated cohort of volunteers provide social, cultural and educational activities for community members to foster social inclusion and facilitate their integration with the wider region. The Association's volunteers share common objectives of bridging cultural divisions and helping those in need to establish productive and happy lives in their new communities.
Associazione Pensionati Laziali Australia Incorporated Associazione Pensionati Laziali Australia Incorporated BELLFIELD 3081 $3,003.00 Associazione Pensionati Laziali Australia offers a welcoming environment for elderly residents of Italian background to remain active and engage with their peers. Volunteers organise a variety of social and cultural activities for members, such as regular day trips and communal meals. The Associazione provides a sense of belonging and offers a support structure for older community members, helping to reduce social isolation.
Associazione Pensionati Laziali Di Monash Associazione Pensionati Laziali Di Monash CLAYTON 3168 $4,000.00 Associazione Pensionati Laziali Di Monash is a community organisation devoted to improving the health and wellbeing of its members. Volunteers support the organisation and its members by cooking meals, organising recreational activities and performing administrative tasks. The organisation is a cornerstone of the local Italian community, fostering social networks and a sense of belonging.
Associazione Piemontesi Victoria Incorporated Associazione Piemontesi Victoria Incorporated THORNBURY 3071 $2,490.00 Associazione Piemontesi Victoria promotes an awareness and appreciation of the cultural, natural, artistic and historical heritage of the Piedmont Region in northern Italy. Volunteers publish a bi-monthly magazine and organise a range of social, cultural and sporting events that facilitate networks of practical and emotional support among participants and the wider community. The volunteers of the Associazione are united in their commitment to helping members bridge cultural divisions and form meaningful connections within the region.

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