Recent Grants

Asylum Seekers Centre Inc
Asylum Seekers Centre Nutrition Program 10,000 15,000
Australian Mitochondrial Disease Foundation
AMDF helpline 10,000 10,000
Black Dog Institute
Kurdiji 1.0 – to create a phone app, called Kurdiji 1.0, to be disseminated through remote schools and learning centres 50,000
CanTeen – The Australian Organisation for Young People Living with Cancer
“Good Grief” program for bereaved young people 10,000
Chris O’Brien Lifehouse
Diathermy machine for operating theatres 10,000
Young mother Aboriginal pregnancy project 15,000 15,000
Heart Research Institute
A new multi-functional nanomedicine platform 25,000
Ceiling lifts for individuals living with disability 10,000 15,000
North Steyne Surf Club Inc
NSSLSC Ripper Nippers Program 5,800
Spinal Cure Australia
Project Edge – funding will purchase equipment to be used by research participants 25,000 35,000
Stewart House
To assist children from rural NSW to attend Stewart House 14,000 15,000
The Humour Foundation
Clown Doctors Program in NSW 5,000 10,000
Wings4Kidz Flight Program 10,000
OTHER 102,500
TOTAL HEALTH 199,800 217,500
Australian Schools Plus
Walgett CC/Australian Museum learning partnership 15,000
Australian Theatre for Young People
ATYP Foundation Commission School partnership program 10,000 10,000
Country Education Foundation of Australia Ltd
Engineering futures for young Australians 50,000 10,000
Engineering Aid Australia
Indigenous Australian Engineering Summer School (IAESS) 15,000 15,000
Muscular Dystrophy Association of NSW
Working Wheels 10,000 15,000
Participate Australia Ltd
Computer program for teenagers with intellectual disabilities 10,000 10,000
Re-Engineering Australia Foundation Ltd
Re-Engineering Australia Foundation STEM education programs 50,000
Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children
RIDBC AUSLAN Tutor Upgrade 15,000 10,000
SDN Child and Family Services Pty Ltd
SDN Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander scholarships 12,000 12,000
Sydney Heritage Fleet
Employment of an apprentice 15,000 15,000
Sydney Story Factory
Opening Sydney Story Factory Parramatta 15,000 15,000
The Karrkad-Kanjdji Trust
The Nawarddeken Academy – a school for Kabulwarnamyo 15,000
The Northcott Society
Enhancement of early childhood educational development 12,000 36,000
The Smith Family Darlinghurst
Digital inclusion for girls at the centre – ATSI students in Wagga Wagga, NSW 10,000
University of New South Wales
Restoring sight with next-generation bionic vision 25,000
University of New South Wales – Faculty of Engineering
Technology enhanced global learning on the grand challenges for engineering 14,000
University of Newcastle, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
Robocup Junior Hunter Region 15,000
Vision Australia
Reading development for vision impaired children 14,000
WorldSkills Australia
Skills Squad 2017 15,000 15,000
Youth Off the Streets
“Step Up” alternative education program 15,000
OTHER 240,456
Australian Council of Social Service
Capacity building to maximise social welfare benefits in clean energy transition 25,000
Australian Rainforest
Restoring rainforest remnants: Indigenous engagement in the big scrub 15,000
NSW Wildlife Information Rescue and Education Service
WIRES Koala Care Facility – Sydney Basin 10,000
Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust
The 10,000 Leaves Project 15,000
The Trustee for the Sydney Institute of Marine Science
Sustainable Seawalls: restoring Sydney Harbour’s health 50,000
University of Technology Sydney – Faculty of Science
Improving seagrass conservation using molecular toolkit 14,000
OTHER 46,500

TOTAL ENVIRONMENT 129,000 46,500
Australian Youth Orchestra
AYO Concert Season 2017 10,000 10,000
Camp Breakaway Inc
A breakaway for young carers and siblings 10,000 20,000
Solid Ground Artists in schools program 15,000 15,000
Gondwana Choirs
Gondwana Choirs Bursary Fund 15,000 15,000
HammondCare Foundation
HammondCare Darlinghurst – a permanent home for the aged who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and who have complex health needs. 100,000
Holdsworth St Community Centre Woollahra Inc
Drama classes for people living with disability 10,000
Karinya House Home for Mothers and Babies Inc
Client services support vehicle 10,000 15,000
Ku-ring-gai Youth Development Service Inc
Senior study stress initiative – 2017/18 roll-out 10,000
Lifeline Newcastle and Hunter
Energy sustainability refit 10,000
Lifeline Northern Beaches
Teens Saving Teens – reducing youth suicide 10,000
Monkey Baa Theatre Company
‘Where the Streets Had a Name’ education program 10,000 14,000
Musica Viva Australia
Music education in Western NSW 15,000 15,000
Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy Australia
Sensory equipment for music therapy 6,520 6,000
One Health Organisation
Human Nature Adventure Therapy Sailing Adventure 15,000
Cancer Journey Program, NSW 10,000
Sculpture By The Sea, Inc
Access and inclusion program 10,000 5,000
Sir David Martin Foundation
Skills for Life – an accredited vocational and educational program 15,000
Sisters of Charity Outreach
Safe Haven – women and children’s refuge 5,300
TAD Disability Services
Special stuff for special kids 15,000 15,000
The Australian National University
MeriSTEM: developing flipped classroom resources 15,000
The Bell Shakespeare Company Ltd
2017 in-school performances 15,000 15,000
The Girls and Boys Brigade
The Surry Hills Youth Service 10,000 10,000
The Wayside Chapel Foundation
Wayside weekly gym and street soccer 10,000
Youth Insearch
Youth Empowerment Project 14,400 12,000
OTHER 268,788
GRAND TOTAL 1,047,020 1,106,838