We are proud to support programs & initiatives that help to educate, nurture and support the young people of Tasmania. 10 not-for-profit organisations were announced as beneficiaries of MyState Foundation 2019 community grants.
The recipients for 2019 are Bridgewater PCYC, Beacon Foundation, Rural Alive & Well, Camp Quality, St Vincent de Paul Society, Brave Foundation, Edmund Rice Camps, Colony 47, Story Dogs and Catholic Care Tasmania.
|PCYC's vision is to provide programs for the benefit of youth and community to lessen young people's involvement with dangerous, criminal or anti-social activities, while creating safe environments and positive relationships with police.
|Purchase of a motor vehicle for an integrated youth support program.
|Beacon Foundation are working to create an Australia that understands, cares and is motivated to support young people to successfully transition from education to meaningful employment.
|Programs which focus on work readiness & employability skills in young people.
|Rural Alive & Well
|Rural Alive & Well is a not for profit organisation helping individuals, families and the community through mental health issues with a focus on suicide prevention outside metropolitan areas in Tasmania.
|Mental health literacy program focusing on youth suicide prevention in regional areas.
|Camp Quality gives kids facing cancer the chance to be kids again.
|Camping events to strengthen the wellbeing of children fighting cancer or dealing with the diagnosis of someone they love.
|St Vincent de Paul Society
|St Vincent de Paul Society is a Catholic organisation assisting people in need through works of charity and justice.
|Camping and day programs which promote positive health and wellbeing outcomes for disadvantaged youth.
|Brave Foundation is an Australian not-for-profit charity that equips expecting and parenting teens with resources, referral and education opportunities to facilitate happy, healthy and skilled families.
|Scholarships to assist expecting and parenting teens in their academic pursuits and workforce readiness.
|Edmund Rice Camps Tasmania
|Edmund Rice Camps Tasmania is a state-wide, not for profit, volunteer driven organisation that provides children, young people and young adults with experiences they may not otherwise have.
|Outdoor adventure camping for marginalised and disadvantaged youth.
|Story Dogs mission is to make reading fun for children so they become confident lifelong readers. Story Dogs provides one-on-one reading sessions free to primary school children.
|Purchase of books for a comprehensive literacy program, built around the idea of children and young adolescents reading to dogs.
|Colony 47 help individuals and families to develop solutions and find support to build better lives and break the cycle of disadvantage.
|Purchase of new mattresses and furniture for Mara House.
|Catholic Care Tasmania
|Catholic Care Tasmania is a not-for-profit social services organisation with the mission to serve the vulnerable and socially disadvantaged in Tasmania.
|Scholarships for work-related training for socially disadvantaged youth.
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