Main Content Anchor

Community Grants Recipients

The following grants were allocated for Round 2, 2018 of City of Ryde Community Grants:

Sports and Recreation Grant Category

Organisation Project Amount
North Ryde Physical Culture Club Inc. Hosting an inter-club event which will be promoted to and open to members of the local community $3,000
Total $3,000

Seniors Grant Category

Organisation Project Amount
Homenetmen Ararat Association Incorporated Seniors Social Gathering- launch of new program for local seniors $2,000
Putney Tennyson Probus Club Inc Accessible social events for local seniors $2,000
Computer Pals for Seniors Inc. (West Ryde) Promoting the Club to the local community and supporting social activities for seniors attending the club $1,600
Probus Club of Gladesville and District Inc. Seniors travel assistance- assistance to lower the cost of outings for club members and seniors in the local community $2,000
Eastwood Senior Citizen’s Club Inc. Seniors Technology Clinic- presentations on emerging technologies and promotion of a program where volunteers answer specific technical queries from seniors $1,500
Sydney Go Go Jang-Gu Korean Australian Senior Citizens Performance Group- to support performances throughout the year $2,000
Indonesian Welfare Association Seniors Stay Connected- establishing a community hub for Indonesian seniors $2,000
Christ Living Church (West Ryde Senior Group) Promoting active social life and increase of physical and emotional well-being for seniors $1,650
Total $14,750

Event Grant Category

Organisation Project Amount
Australian Association of Cancer Care Inc. ACC Hospice Volunteer Conference for local volunteers $2,500
The Rotary Club of Ryde Inc. Light Up East Ryde- Christmas street market $5,000
Rotary Club of Macquarie Park Rotary Carols on the Common $7,500
Ryde Public School Parents and Citizens Association Ryde Multicultural Festival- Ryde Public School P & C will partner with 250 multicultural performers, community services and international food stalls $5,000
Greater Sydney Cultural and Business Association Chinese Lunar New Year Celebration - West Ryde $2,500
Mahboba’s Promise Incorporated Mahboba’s Promise Launch - to promote their services and Afghani culture to the local community. $1,600
Hamazkaine Armenian Educational and Cultural Society Regional Committee Incorporated Armenian Film Festival $2,000
The Salvation Army (Ryde) Ryde Community Christmas Meals $2,500
Total $28,600

Capacity Building Grant Category

Organisation Project Amount
Multicultural Grandparents Carer Support Group Establish a support group to address the growing needs of culturally diverse and isolated grandparents $3,500
Punjabi Sahitik Forum Sydney Punjabi Literary Fest 2018– to promote the activities of the association to the broader community $2,400
Participate Australia Ltd. Develop accessible information for enhancing services in Ryde Area Supported Accommodation for Intellectually Disabled (RASAID) $3,500
The Generous and The Grateful Inc. Development of stock control systems and governance training for directors $3,500
Stryder Inc. Safe driver training for community transport staff and volunteers $3,500
Total $16,400

Community Projects Grant Category

Organisation Project Amount
Sir Roden and Lady Cutler Foundation Inc. Pick Me Up- assists people in urgent need of medical and health transport $5,000
100% hOPE Inc. Harmony Day Concert: A cross – cultural celebration of music and art. Involves local school students. $5,000
The Northern Centre 12 week program to support Chinese speaking grandparents. $5,000
Know and Grow Your Community- Phase 1 A project to identify the local needs and aspirations of North Ryde residents with the view to develop future actions. $3,000
Project Kin To provide resources for disadvantaged women and children $5,000
Marsfield Playgroup To host information incursions and to upgrade resources for playgroup activities $2,000
Educar Foundation Ltd Max Potential Community Coaching program for young adults $4,829
NSW Service for the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture and Trauma Survivors (STARTTS) Youth camp for newly arrived refugee young people of Armenian background $5,000
The Shepherd Centre for Deaf Children Empower to Learn – an education program supporting parents of deaf children in Ryde area $5,000
Korean Cockatoos Training and resourcing of activities for a support group of Korean speaking parents/ carers of children with autism or disability $4,000
Soccajoeys Next Step Foundation Tailored soccer classes for school aged children with a disability $1,700
Shakti Migrant & Refugee Women’s Support Group NSW ReachOut Program - crisis prevention addressing family violence within migrant and refugee communities $2,000
Special Children Services Centre Inc. Activity programs for children with a disability $5,000
Feng Huang Spiritual Cultivation Centre Inc Community physical activity and exercise program including a series of workshops and resources $4,700
City of Ryde Art Society Inclusive art programs for the local community + training for website development $3,000
Streetwork Australia PRIDE Empowerment Program- 8 week early intervention program for youth affected by crime and mental health issues $5,000
United Way Australia Magic of Story Telling Early Learning $1,496
Total $66,725

Social Inclusion Grant Category

Organisation Project Amount
Ryde Hunters Hill Life Education Centre Inc. Wheelchair lift for Life Education Van $5,000
INTO-ARTS Automatic entry door to primary access point. Into-arts is a private business that runs art, movement and music therapy activities. They will provide matched funding $2,173
Total $7,173

Social Support Grant Category (Historical Community Aid Grants) 

Organisation Project Amount
North Ryde Community Aid and Information Centre Inc. Community Connections- includes social activity groups, multi-cultural mothers group, food relief program and NRCA Leisure Learning program $24,000
Christian Community Aid Service Inc. CCA- Enabling Better Lives- free or low cost services for emerging needs of disadvantaged community members eg. Financial counselling, emergency relief, The Community Store $32,000
Sydney Community Services Wellness and Enablement- Support for seniors and people with a disability to access the services they need and to participate in activities of their choice. $24,000
Total $80,000


Last updated on 7 March 2019