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.
|Recipient||Organisation details||Funding purpose|
|Bridgewater PCYC||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||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||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||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||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||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.|