Community Grants - Current Grantees 2022 - Mary MacKillop Today

Community Grants – Current Grantees 2022

Stream 1 – Sisters of St Joseph

Organisation NameProject NameState
Sisters of Saint Joseph, BathurstRural School of Leadership for Women
Women’s empowerment & leadership program focusing particularly on rural and Aboriginal women
NSW
Sisters of Saint Joseph, Broome DioceseMake A Change: Helping Families Heal
Group & individual counselling/therapy sessions for First Nations remote communities – recognising, understanding and providing tools for healing childhood trauma
WA
Josephite Justice Network Youth Arm – Josephite Action Group (JAG)Leading for a New World
Empowerment of disadvantaged youth/kids through tutoring & leadership training program
NSW
Sisters of Saint Joseph, North SydneyJosephite Refugee Mentor Support Program (JRMSP)
Building capacity of Sudanese community through engagement at many levels & in different ways – mentoring, upskilling, enabling, providing opportunities
NSW

 

Steam 2 – General (Non SOSJ)

Organisation NameProject NameState
Georges River Life CareArtsLife
Empowerment through art in all its forms – enhancing opportunities and building confidence in disadvantaged children
NSW
Little WingsMedical Wings
Improving health literacy of rural/remote communities through delivery of medical services in the form of personnel and pop-up clinics
NSW
Milk Crate TheatreCreative Connections
A youth arts program for young people living in marginalised communities
NSW
Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect)Westmead Feelings Pilot Program
Development of emotional skills in children on the autism spectrum
NSW
KidsXpressGroup Therapy Program to assist with high school transition for refugee students
Tailored mental health support program incorporating art, music, drama, etc for students from a refugee background to help build emotional well-being and experience a positive transition to high school
NSW
Arros (Community Living Association Inc.)Building Connections
A peer support group for mothers with intellectual disability and their children
QLD
Music Evolution Project Inc.MEP Young Musicians Program 5-10 years
Teaching life skills to children through learning an instrument and being part of a team
QLD
Reedbeds Community Centre (T/A Fulham Community Centre)Mums who dig ….. deep
Building resilience and life skills through gardening to support mothers’ mental well-being
SA
United Way South Australia IncorporatedThe Imagination Library
Early childhood reading program focusing on children and parents from vulnerable backgrounds, particularly low literacy rates
SA
Penola Catholic CollegeAmoonguna Solidarity Learning Partnership Program
Interactive program – children learn life experiences through interactions of giving and receiving (non-indigenous & First Nations children)
VIC & NT
Wombat’s WishParentally Bereaved Counselling Support Groups
Enabling children to deal with grief through losing a parent in a positive way – learning healthy ways of coping, resilience and moving forward
VIC
Operation StitchesIndividualised After School Tutoring & Social Support Program
Empowering children from disadvantaged families through personalised tutoring support which includes skills of social interaction, relationship building and aspects of mentoring
VIC
Noongar Mia MiaCultural Activity Packs
Building self-worth and pride in Noongar children through teaching language and culture, using appropriate educational resources
WA
Empowering Plantagenet Seniors (EPS)Community Craft Corner
Multi layered inclusion program mainly for seniors to connect, learn and contribute towards a healthy community.
WA