2016 Community Grants recipients

The following organisations and individuals were recipients of community grants in 2016.

Community Capacity Building - Paid Staff

Organisation
Project
Amount
Nutrition Australia NSW Multicultural Healthy Cooking Program $9,980.00
Information and Cultural Exchange The A-Z of Community Arts and Cultural Development $9,850.00
Survivors & Mates Support Network SAMSN 8 week group $10,000.00
STARTTS auspicing CSSOMA - Community of South Sudanese & Other Marginalised Areas Association Peace-building - Training of the Trainers in South Sudanese Youth & CALD Students $10,000.00
Shakti Migrant & Refugee Women's Support Group NSW Inc. Promoting Active Citizenship within Asian, African and Middle Eastern Communities $10,000.00
Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) Club WEld, 'Tropical Parra' CBD (Music Compilation CD) $7,426.70
The Shepherd Centre Sing & Grow – A Music therapy program for deaf and hearing impaired children and their families $10,000.00
Multicultural Disability Advocacy Association of NSW (MDAA) (Inc) Auspicing Small Stone Small Stone - NDIS Community Engagement with Young People $10,000.00
Rugby Youth Foundation Creating Chances: new pathways for youth in Parramatta $10,000.00
Dundas Area Neighbourhood Centre Fitness & Self-defence for Seniors Over 60's $3,972.00
Kissingpoint Cottage Incorporated Kissingpoint Cottage Kids - Proudly Supporting Defence Children $5,000.00
Jesuit Refugee Service Australia Employment training and English language classes to asylum seekers living in the Parramatta LGA $10,000.00
The Deaf Society of NSW Reconciliation Deaf-Style $9,694.00
Karabi Community & Development Services Inc Auspicing Dharma Karta Reach for the STARS!: A brighter future for the next generation in Constitution Hill $10,000.00
The Hellenic Orthodox Community of Parramatta and Districts Refurbishment of Greek Cultural School $7,422.90

Community Capacity Building - 100% Voluntary

Organisation
Project
Amount
Parramatta District Men's Shed Incorporated Purchase of Computer Numerical Control 3D Router Equipment. $3,125.00
The City of Parramatta Art Society Inc. Refurbishment of Art Society display screens $5,000.00
Victims and Witnesses of Crime Court Support Inc. (VWCCS Inc.) Parramatta Court Support Service $2,762.40
Granville Historical Society Inc. Sense of Place - Cultural Understanding while Learning. $4,906.00

Community Capacity Building - Second Phase

Organisation
Project
Amount
Granville Multicultural Community Centre Inc. Auspicing Granville Mens Shed A more structured approach to skills and knowledge development $4,155.00
United Nations Association of Australia Peace Program Peace and Social Justice - Human Rights Program Phase 2 $9,855.00
Boronia Multicultural Services Inc. South Asian Women's Well Being Service $10,000.00

Sports and Community Contribution Scheme

Organisation
Project
Amount
Rydalmere East Public School Parents & Citizens Association Table Tennis Equipment $3,406.00
Special Children Services Centre Inc. Sports and Recreation Program for Children with Special Needs of CALD Background $3,695.00
Maronite Catholic Parish Of Our Lady Of Lebanon Harris Park Sports Program Development $5,000.00
Maronite Catholic Parish Of Our Lady Of Lebanon Harris Park Community Christmas Carols $5,000.00
Epping Carlingford Combined Churches Carols in the Park Auspicing C3 Church Carlingford Carols in the Park 2016 $5,000.00
Noni and the SDA Tongan Project Noni’s Tongan Multicare $5,000.00

Social Enterprise - Growing Social Enterprise in Parramatta

Organisation
Project
Amount
The Bower Reuse and Repair Centre Cooperative Limited The Bower comes to Parramatta $25,000.00
Australian Independent Living Enterprise Co-operative Limited trading as Co-operative Home Care (CHC) Care Crew Parramatta $24,750.00
Darcy St Project DSP coffee cart $25,000.00

Creative Leveraging Fund

Organisation
Project
Amount
FORM Dance Projects CHAMPIONS $20,000.00
Information and Cultural Exchange Maximum Headroom $20,000.00
Old Government House, Parramatta Auspicing Lizzy Marshall, Independent Curator The Role of Governance Today? (working title) $20,000.00
Service for the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture and Trauma Survivors (STARTTS) Interconnected Bridges $20,000.00
Milk Crate Theatre WASTED - Forum Theatre $15,000.00
Cultural Arts Collective Pty Ltd Auspicing Mr Richard Petkovic Worlds Collide Community workshops $10,000.00

Parramatta Heritage and Stories

Organisation
Project
Amount
Dictionary of Sydney Auspicing Michaela Ann Cameron St John's First Fleeters $5,000.00

Creative Fellowship Fund

Individual
Fellowship Purpose
Amount
Mr Carl Sciberras The creation of a new performance work, a new cross-artform collaboration and accompanied workshops for Parramatta school students. $20,000.00