Funding boost for SA community groups helping those in need
Supporting South Australians to be resilient, empowered and active members of their community is the focus of the latest $430,000 Grants SA round, with a wide range of grass roots programs for young people, refugees, domestic violence survivors and people living with disability all set to benefit.
A total of 21 not-for-profit community organisations across the state have been awarded funding of up to $25,000 each under the Grants SA 2021–22 Medium Round 2, including organisations and projects that focus on:
- the financial security and economic participation of women
- creating future opportunities for vulnerable young people
- reducing social isolation among LGBTIQA+ communities.
Some communities benefitting from grants
Some of the communities that will benefit from this round of grants include:
- vulnerable youth in need of mentoring in Playford
- young people in the Adelaide CBD interested in gaining gardening skills with an eye on a future in horticulture
- girls on the autism spectrum in need of a safe space to build confidence
- refugees and new migrants in search of employment
- women experiencing family violence looking to navigate the child protection system
- rural residents experiencing social isolation
- and many more.
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