Healthy and Physical Activity Grants 2016-17 recipients
The following Healthy and Physical Activity Grant projects were approved in 2016-17.
Successful recipients receive funding for projects to increase participation in community sport, recreation and physical activity in Brisbane.
|Australian Catholic University Limited||A 16-week futsal competition and education program for youth from refugee and migrant backgrounds.||$7,500|
|Afghan Students' Association UQ Auspiced by: Queensland Afghan Community Association Incorporated||A fortnightly sporting gathering where participants rotate between five sporting activities (soccer, volleyball, basketball, swimming lessons and martial arts).||$6,600|
|Brisbane District Bowls Association Inc.||To create a pathway for lawn bowls to be introduced into schools.||$7,500|
|Brisbane Mens' and Womens' Basketball Association Incorporated||A weekly session of walking basketball including a warm-up, skills session, game and warm down.||$9,739.82|
|Inala Community House||To facilitate young people in Inala to play soccer, access facilities and participate in club sport.||$7,500|
|Islamic Council of Queensland||An eight-week shape up challenge (nutrition, exercise and healthy lifestyle choices) aimed at women in the Islamic community.||$7,500|
|Play List Group||A 36-week program of specialised swimming lessons for children with special needs at Council's Manly Pool.||$9,578|
|The Young Men's Christian Association of Brisbane||Multiple 12-week health and wellness support programs for cancer survivors.||$10,000|
|Wesley Mission Queensland||Accessible, low-impact fitness training for homeless and disadvantaged people.||$5,278|
|Youth Plus Foundation Limited||An eight-week boxing program targeted at young people who have experienced complex trauma.||$7,689|