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Community Grants Program

Community Grants Recipients

The following organisations and individuals were recipients of community grants in 2021.

Community Capacity Building

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Organisation Project Funded amount
Boronia Multicultural Services Inc Bright from the Start  $20,000.00
Cancer Patients Foundation Look Good Feel Better $10,000.00
Children's Medical Research Institute Remote Working and Community Participation Hub $10,000.00
Christian Community Aid Services Financial stability - stronger families  $10,000.00
Cumberland Women's Health Centre Inc Creating A Healthy Environment $10,100.00
Dundas Area Neighbourhood Centre Enhancement of Youth Group $9,968.09
Fighting Chance (Avenue) Avenue Parramatta social program: increasing connection, reducing isolation and restoring choice and control post COVID-19 $17,200.00
Hope and Wish Foundation Free household cleaning for families without NDIS support $10,000.00
Hope Connect Inc Upgrading & Increasing access of Digital Resources for the Community & Hope Connect Workers $4,269.00
OzHarvest Nutrition Education Skills Training (NEST) Program $10,000.00
Parramatta Computer Pals for Seniors Flexible learning to increase computer capacity in isolated older adults $5,300.00
Parramatta Holroyd Family Support Inc Out and About $19,384.00
Parramatta Women's Shelter Inc Removal and storage for Shelter families $10,000.00
St Francis Social Services (t/a The House of Welcome) Housing & Foodbank Client Outreach Project $10,000.00
TAD (Technical Aid to the Disabled) Purchase of Pedestrian Stacker $10,000.00
The Bower Reuse & Repair Centre Cooperative Limited Bower Reuse & Repair Centres - Parramatta Upgrade $10,000.00
The Finishing School Collective Arts, Bodies, Minds $6,840.00
The Northcott Society Access All Abilities! Hearing augmentation system boosting accessibility for people with disability in Parramatta $10,000.00
WestWords WestWords' Digital Marketing Strategy $10,000.00

Creative Project Leveraging Category

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Organisation Fellowship purpose Funded amount
Adorned Project Adorned 2021 $20,000.00
Agal DanceCompany AGAL Dance Company $20,000.00
Pari Pari-dise Radio $20,000.00

Social Enterprise Category

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Full name Project Funded amount
AISEC Australia Ltd Youth Leadership Experiences Expansion in Parramatta $5,317.00
Fighting Chance Australia Ltd Relocating Avenue Parramatta to drive continued growth $10,000.00
Future Anything Pty Ltd Activating Youth Entrepreneurship in Parramatta $10,000.00
Jigsaw Group (AUS) Ltd Opening a Jigsaw Hub in Parramatta $15,947.17
Kua Coffee Limited World positive coffee for Parramatta workplaces $12,000.00
The Social Outfit Incorporated The Social Outfit - Pilot 'Earn and Learn' Parramatta Project $25,000.00

Cultural Heritage

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Organisation Project Funded amount
The Association of Zgharta YBKBL Australia Inc Kibbeh Kings $5,000.00

Creative Fellowship Category

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Organisation Project Funded amount
Mr Nick Atkins The Yellow Box Curse $20,000.00
Ms Justine Youssef Justine Youssef presents new artwork for Hawai'i Triennial 2022 $12,000.00