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Community Grants Program

Community Grants Recipients

The following organisations and individuals were recipients of community grants in 2019.

Community Capacity Building

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Organisation Project Funded amount
Australian Multiple Birth Association (NSW) Inc. Doing our breast for multiples –Breastfeeding Support program  $4,980.70
Christian Community Aid Service Inc. A Beat for Change $10,000.00
Christian Community Aid Service Inc. Art Express LGBTIQA+ $10,000.00
Early Education (EarlyEd) Inc. Are you concerned about your child’s development? – Local Parental Advice Service $9,777.00
FORM Dance Projects The Feisty Fems and Fellows $10,000.00
Hills Community Aid and Information Service Inc. Cafe Connect $10,000.00
Indian (Sub-Cont) Crisis & Support Agency Chat n Chai $9,315.00
Information and Cultural Exchange Inc. Digital DIY $9,858.00
Jesuit Refugee Service Australia JRS Community Garden $10,000.00
NSW Wildlife Information Rescue and Education Service Inc. WIRES North West Bird Flight Aviary $6,597.00
Parramatta Clay and Arts Incorporated New Kiln $10,000.00
Refugee Advice & Casework Service Refugee Women's Legal Support Services $10,000.00
Roselea Football Club Roselea Football Ambassador Program (RFA) $5,000.00
Sewa Australia Music Therapy for Special Kids $4,750.00
Special Children Services Centre Recreational Program for Children with Special Needs $3,756.00
SSI Welcome 2 Sydney $10,000.00
Story Factory Telopea Public School Creative Writing Program $10,000.00
The Deaf Society Healthy Ageing for Deaf Seniors $10,000.00
The Scout Association of Australia, New South Wales Branch Cumberland Gang Show $4,300.00
Western Sydney Community Legal Centre Limited Capacity building for ATSI Women to increase awareness of family violence $10,000.00
Western Sydney Homeless Connect Western Sydney Homeless Connect and Local Hubs project $5,000.00
WestWords WestWords' Parramatta Program $9,400.00
Winston Mall Children's Centre Inc. Child Protection Week Community Day $6,842.00

Cultural heritage and stories research

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Organisation Fellowship purpose Funded amount
Information Cultural Exchange Reviving the Rivoli $5,000.00

Creative fellowship fund

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Full name Project Funded amount
Miss Yasmin Smith International residency for the production of new work, professional development, and hosting ceramic workshops in the Parramatta LGA $20,000.00
Mr Kalanjay Dhir Streaming the Flood: a film based professional development project $10,000.00
Mr Ramesh Nithiyendran New work and professional development $10,000.00

Creative Project Leveraging

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Organisation Project Funded amount
Information and Cultural Exchange 'Delta 88' $15,287.00
FORM Dance Projects ENCOUNTER $20,000.00
Pari Incorporated The Sports Show $20,000.00

Social Enterprise

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Organisation Project Funded amount
Young Change Agents Coffee cart "social enterprise-in-a-box" for schools $14,000.00
St Francis Social Services (t/a House of Welcome) Community Kitchen Refurbishment and Upgrade $25,000.00
Catalyst Foundation Ltd 2019 Pre-Accelerator Program $25,000.00
Fighting Chance Australia Ltd Growing the employability of people with disability in Western Sydney $24,128.00