Community Grants Program - 2010
WA Community Grant recipients
Carson Street School - East Victoria Park
Carson Street is WA's only Primary Education Support School and it caters for students whose disabilities are such that they are not presently being integrated into the regular school system. All students require extensive therapy and educational services.
Dreamfit Foundation - Wembley
The Dreamfit Foundation is focused on giving people with disabilities the opportunity to take part in lifestyle and recreational activities that have previously been beyond their reach. The student volunteers have engineered some amazing equipment giving people with disabilities the opportunities to live their dreams.
Eastern Region Domestic Violence Services Network - Midland
The Eastern Region Domestic Violence Services Network aims to reduce domestic and family violence, lead the co-ordination of local service responses and provide safe, temporary accommodation, casework services and practical assistance in order to increase people’s capacity to make informed choices.
Radio Lollipop (Australia) - Perth
Radio Lollipop helps children to briefly escape the trauma of hospitalisation whilst providing parents and medical professionals with a friendly distraction service that is greatly valued. Radio Lollipop volunteers visit sick children in hospital and provides care, comfort, play and entertainment with one-on-one interaction at their bedsides and through nightly radio broadcasts.
Superfins WA Incorporated - Woodvale
Superfins WA is a charitable, non profit, sport and recreation umbrella organisation for disabled individuals and groups in Western Australia.
The David Wirripanda Foundation - Subiaco
The David Wirrpanda foundation exists to improve the life outcomes of indigenous children by promoting strong role models and healthy life choices. The focus of the foundation is to increase the retention of indigenous students in school and improve their life choices after leaving school by encouraging further study or entry into the workforce.