Healthy and Physical Activity Grants 2014-15 recipients
The following Healthy and Physical Activity Grant projects were approved in 2014-15.
Successful recipients receive funding for projects to increase participation in community sport, recreation and physical activity in Brisbane.
|Australian Skateboarding Development Federation Ltd||To develop a program based at skate parks that acts as a competition pathway in developing the future of the sport.||$18,078|
|Guide Dogs for the Blind Association of Queensland||Development of a table tennis activity ("Swish") at the Bald Hills campus to promote equal opportunities for sporting activities and increased social inclusion amongst blind and vision impaired persons.||$7050|
|Open Minds Australia||To establish "iFitness" for individuals who are particularly vulnerable to preventable lifestyle related illnesses. Funds will enable program coordination, volunteer training/registration, equipment purchase and the establishment of partnerships and information resources to ensure sustainability and growth.||$20,000|
|Queensland Police-Citizens Youth Welfare Association Lang Park PCYC||TRANSFORM, is an intensive healthy lifestyle and fitness program for 'at risk' young people, to be delivered in partnership with local alternative schools.||$17,950|
|Wesley Mission Brisbane||To provide an aquatic exercise programme for younger people with mental health issues and frail aged clients, who have very limited capacity to engage in regular exercise.||$12,200|