2018 MyState Foundation Grant Recipients Announced
First published on August 20, 2018
The following organisations were successful in their application for a MyState Foundation grant:
The Bridgewater PCYC is the busiest PCYC in the State with over 700 visitors to the centre per week. The grant funding will provide a much needed vehicle to provide transport and support to areas in the Brighton municipality and suburbs of Bridgewater, Gagebrook and Herdsman’s Cove.
Geeveston Community Centre
Work Ready in the Huon Valley program is about getting skills to get to work. It is a literacy and numeracy program to assist youth with skills to obtain employment.
Glenhaven Family Care Inc.
The meals for home program will encourage students to increase their life skills and food preparation ability. Meals will be prepared and donations made to the Kentish Support House for distribution to families in need.
Rural Health Tasmania
Tutoring for Life program will assist youth with educational programs to assist with their education and life skills.
The Peer Pals Program aims to minimize the harm associated with alcohol or other drug use amongst adolescents in schools.
Roman Catholic Church – Catholic Care
The Build up Tassie - Ambassador Scholarships is focused on supporting youth in the Brighton, Derwent Valley and Glenorchy areas with a program that provides support and referrals towards employment.
East Coast Family Camp, the grant funds will support a weekend camp for families to attend.
Scout Association of Australia – Howrah Branch
The grant funding will provide assistance to purchase much needed equipment for the club.
RYLA Christian Youth Centre
Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA). The grant funds assist to support the week long camp for 20 youth who demonstrate leadership skills.
The link Youth Health Service
Grant funding will support a workshop designed to assist young Tasmanian’s, their parents and carers to be educated on health and well being programs.