Large Grants for storm and flood affected regions - funded projects

Applications will remain open until 31 December 2022 or until funds are fully expended, whichever is sooner. View eligibility information.

Project title

Brief Project Description

Organisation name

Project LGA

Amount approved

Senior student support group

Working with a team of Clinical Specialists from Clinical Psychology Solutions in Taree and the Welfare Officers at local High Schools, this project aims to support the mental health wellbeing of young people in the Taree area during their senior high school years. It will provide weekly specialist clinical psychologist and welfare support to targeted students.

EACH

Mid-Coast Council

$16,740

Pop Up Play Sessions - Promoting resilience and connections

This project will deliver a program of Pop up Play sessions for young people and families, and training workshops for educators, support officers, family, children and young people. Play sessions will provide engagement and connection with support services, and workshops will focus on building resilience, wellbeing emotional strength and confidence.

Lake Macquarie City Council

Lake Macquarie City Council

$50,000

Holistic wellbeing for young people

This program offers structured mentorships, swimming skills, introduction to surf life saving skills and opportunity for young males from culturally and linguistically diverse communities in south-west Sydney to develop confidence and participate more broadly to develop healthy connections with community.

Fitness for Purpose

Canterbury Bankstown City Council

$50,000

SK8 with MYST to the family fun nights

MYST will run a series of free events throughout the Blue Mountains that will bring together young people, their families and the wider community. The events aim to connect the broader community to help strengthen family and community relationships and connections across the Blue Mountains.

Mountains Youth Services Team Inc

Blue Mountains City Council

$40,000

Mighty Playwrights Program

The Mighty Playwrights program inspires young people to discover the power of their own thoughts and voices through literacy education, story telling, and the performing arts.

Goulburn Mulwaree Library

Goulburn Mulwaree Council

$11,100

Mother Earth Educators (MEE)

This project aims to build cohesion between community and nature by bringing young people to connect with nature at Mullum Community Garden. Activities will empower young people to restore local flora, build wildlife habitats for fast -disappearing wildlife, learn organic gardening, cook produce, bush regeneration, and practical skills to support regenerative and self-sustainable practices including weaving and carpentry.

Mullumbimby Sustainability Education and Enterprise Development inc (Mullum SEED)

Byron Shire Council

$47,685

Rocket Fuel Launch Phase

Rocket Fuel is a long-term, region-wide project that aims to create seven theatre projects based on social issues that are important to young people across the region. These theatre works will then be produced and delivered by Jopuka Productions, featuring a cast and production team made up of young people aged 12-26. This project will deliver the first original theatre works, in late 2022 and one in early 2023.

Jopuka Productions

Central Coast Council

$35,250

Together

The Together program will play a significant role in preparing students for their futures by making them more resilient as individuals, building their self-efficacy and strengthening their community connections.

Exeter Public School

Wingecarribee Shire Council

$39,915

Community, Entrepreneurial and Cultural Project

This project is a grassroots collaboration between Clarence River U3A Men’s Shed, Nungera Aboriginal Co-Operative Society and Maclean High School and will train 10 young men aged 13-20 in basic craftsmen and entrepreneurial skills.

Clarence River U3A INC

Clarence Valley Council

$46,000

BPS Wellbeing Recovery Initiative

Buxton Public School will implement the Berry St Educational Model to assist trauma informed learning and the science of wellbeing. The Model provides strategies for teaching and learning that enable teachers to increase engagement of students with complex, unmet learning needs and to successfully improve all student’s self-regulation, relationships, well-being, growth and academic achievement.

Buxton Public School

Wollondilly Shire Council

$38,652

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