2017 MyState Foundation Grant Recipients Announced
First published on August 10, 2017
The following organisations were successful in their application for a MyState Foundation grant:
The Journey to Destination workshops for Expecting and Parenting Teens. This program is designed to assist teens to complete their education. The workshops provide the tools and support required.
The Bridgewater PCYC is the busiest PCYC in the State with over 700 visitors to the centre per week. The grant funding will provide much needed new furniture and equipment for the Drop Zone.
East Coast Family Camp, the grant funds will support a weekend camp for families to attend.
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.
Youth at Risk Holiday Program. The Clarence PCYC run a regular holiday program and the grant funds will provide assistance to arrange activities and excursions during the holidays.
Geeveston Community Centre
Work Ready in the Huon Valley. This program is about getting skills to get to work. It is a literacy and numeracy program to assist youth with skills to obtain employment.
Hobart PCYC Gymnastics Program, the grant funds will provide assistance for the purchase of new gym equipment.
Horse Therapy for Primary School Students. The purchase of a pony for the program will enable younger children to be involved. The children learn to look after the pony. The program is designed to assist children suffering from trauma.
Reclink Tasmanian Youth Football Program. The grant funding will support six regional schools in a round robin competition. Students living in remote locations in Tasmania will have the chance to play in a football competition.
The Shepherd Centre for Deaf Children
“Tassie Talk” Support for deaf children in Tasmania. This program is to assist the children and families with workshops, professional visits and online support.
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“Bloxel Buddies”, this program is to help children with high functioning autism develop social skills in a fun, interactive way. The Grant funds will assist in purchasing the equipment required.