Grants Given in Australia

Round 11

July to September 2011

Cause Region Amount

Bridport Surf Life Saving Club

To purchase water vessel, trailer, life vests, rescue sled and petrol to enable the Bridport Surf Club to function in a similar capacity to other surf life saving clubs.

Tasmania $9,000

Delta Society Australia

To provide Pet Therapy training with a dog and owner before visiting a facility. Owner and dog visit low care, high care & dementia patients on a one-on-one basis as part of their therapy.

Queensland $500

Australian Volunteer Coast Guard

To replace a number of outdated and unserviceable life jackets

Queensland $4,960

World Families Australia

Funding support for medical outreach to villages. $2,000 provides 3 x monthly clinics, which provides assessment, fitting, production and adjustments to prosthetic limbs for about 50 people.

South Australia $2,000

Little Heroes Foundation

Funds to supply services for a Physical Programme for child Family Care.

South Australia $6,000

The Ladder Project Foundation

The Ladder 'Step into Life' project will assist 23 young people aged between 16-21 years who are either homeless or at risk of homelessness. Will be accommodated at Ladder St Vincent Street Port Adelaide.

South Australia $1,000

Roger Rasheed Sports Foundation

Give sporting opportunities, experiences and products to children who would not otherwise have access to them, to help in their development.

South Australia $2,000

SIDS and Kids

To fund SIDS and Kids safe sleeping education campaign, which has seen deaths due to SIDS and fatal sleeping accidents fall by 85% since 1990.

Victoria $14,000

WECAN - West Gippsland Early Intervention for Children with Additional Needs

Upgrade computer hardware and software to provide new reporting method for 'Engaging families through visual reporting'.

Victoria $8,756

Teen Challenge

To fund the ongoing costs of processing and running addiction classes.

Western Australia $4,000

DADDA Inc "Open Minds Open Doors for the Mentally Ill"

To pay for Artwork receipt and cataloging, installation and crew, documentation of exhibition for the 'Open Minds Open Doors' art exhibition - where artwork is submitted by people who have experienced a mental illness to raise awareness and reduce the stigma about mental health.

Western Australia $4,000

Kwinana Home Support Services

Funds towards a new, larger mini bus to carry more clients for outing days and for transport to and from our facility. Facility provides services to the aged and the disabled for Meals on Wheels, day-based care and assisted outing days.

Western Australia $4,000

The Children's Hospital at Westmead

To provide 50,000 fall prevention window stickers to then be distributed by the apartment of housing, to prevent children's death and injuries from falling from windows.

New South Wales $6,564

Camp Quality

To help fund 'The Fund a Family Program'. Supports a local child living with cancer and their family's journey with Camp Quality over a 12 month period.

New South Wales $5,000