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Partnership Grants

Reclink

Reclink delivers, connects and supports people experiencing complex disadvantaged and social exclusion through active participation in sport and art programs. Individuals who would typically benefit have a disability or have barriers as a result of poor mental health, drug abuse, offending, homelessness or social isolation. Reclink utilises or converts their attraction and enjoyment of sport, recreation and leisure into education and employment outcomes. This partnership is a grass roots community development and holistic approach to improving community well-being. This project has significant alignment with Council's Sports Development Plan by providing a necessary link between the social service and sport sectors through programs that encourage participants to eventually move into mainstream sport, recreation and leisure.

Media Resource Centre

MRC has a strong community focus. They play an active role in building well-being, both in social capital and economic wealth, through community media projects. Community storytelling is powerful not only via the stories but also the dynamic process which builds connectivity through the sharing of personal stories and from the camaraderie arising from the challenge of learning new skills. Stories From My Neighbourhood which will make (over three years) 15 mini-documentaries about local streets and neighbourhoods in the City of Port Adelaide Enfield. This project has significant synergies with the Community Development teams Good Neighbours work, which aims to build connections, at the local level, between neighbours in order to reduce social isolation, build community capacity and enhance individual and community wellbeing. It also contributes to the teams work around improving perceptions of safety at the local level. Mini-documentaries will be used as a source of inspiration to other neighbourhoods the team will work with, used by Council's communications team for a variety of purposes, and shown in full at a celebratory event linked to Neighbour Day.

Project Grants

One Culture Football was approved $7,500 to support the continuation of their successful community engagement project within the Blair Athol region.

The Port Church Incorporated was approved $7,500 for seed funding to support the establishment of a community cafe. This project will foster community connectedness in a free and supportive environment.

Port Adelaide Uniting Church was approved $7,500 to support Bent Pine Community Garden Mural. This project will create community awareness of the Bent Pine Community Garden.

Tutti Arts Inc. was approved $7,500 to support Tutti at The Port in 2017, which is a vocational program for people with disability that will support people to achieve their potential through working to overcome the educational and social barriers that hold them back. This new program is in partnership with Fontanelle Studios and will support the creation of Inclusive and accessible creative environments for people with a disability in the Council area.

Tutti Arts Inc. was approved $2,910 to support Tutti at the Port in 2018, which is a vocational program for people with disability that will support people to achieve their potential through working to overcome the educational and social barriers that hold them back. This new program is in partnership with Fontanelle Studios and will support the creation of inclusive and accessible creative environments for people with a disability in the Council area. Funding was only provided for the materials this year to due previous funding being provided in 2017

Junction Community Centre was approved $7,500 to support Sewing: from Ottoway to the NPY lands. The 12 month weekly sewing classes will consist of migrant/refugee women who will come together to socialise and be provided with free fabric (donated by Lutheran Community Care) and machines to do mending/ alterations/ dressmaking plus develop skills through the tuition of an experienced teacher. The participants will make items for themselves, their families and also for the families of the NPY lands, of which will then be delivered by Lutheran Community Care.

Indian Australian Association of South Australia was approved $7,500 to support the IAASA Centre English Classes for all levels. The recently announced more stringent measures for levels of English proficiency requirements are necessitating more support in this area for the emerging community.

Multicultural Communities Council of SA was approved $7,500 to support the Health and Wellbeing project for isolated CALD Mothers. MCCSA will bring isolated mothers from different groups of CALD communities together to engage in fitness and wellbeing activities. Creche was provided to support participation and used to encourage group self-management. The program will deliver fitness classes and offer information sessions tailored to address the needs of young mothers. To information sessions in areas of financial management, legal/migration, domestic violence, Centrelink, Medicare, breastfeeding, suicide prevention and Council services.

AJZ Productions was approved $7,500 to support True North Pathways, which is a program that will provide people up to 23 years with a mentor youth leadership program within the arts sector.

Western Adelaide Domestic Violence Service was approved $7,460 to support the Healing and Wellbeing Programs for Women. These programs will facilitate a holistic healing and wellbeing program for women who have lived with domestic and aboriginal family violence. There will be two programs that will provide activities and opportunities to build skills and strategies that promote personal and emotional safety and increase community wellbeing.

The Grove Uniting Church was approved $7,200 to support an after school Art and Craft Group. Arts and Craft activities will be provided in a safe space for homework will be provided for disadvantaged children in the area (Approximately 60 children).

Adelaide International Youth Film Festival was approved $5,000 to support the Reel Big Filmz project. Reel Big Filmz is a community outreach filmmaking program that enables young people to participate in creative, fun, engaging and skills building workshops based on film, media and visual storytelling, using their own ideas.

Australian Refugee Association was approved $3,000 to support the Refugee Education Scholarship Project. The Australian Refugee Association (ARA) will provide educational scholarships for clients from refugee backgrounds who reside in the City of Port Adelaide Enfield. Funding will contribute towards the costs of course fees, uniforms, text books or other study related equipment and will be capped at $100 per scholarship recipient.

Ghana Association Of South Australia was approved $7,150 to support the Cultural Drumming & Dancing Project, which is a diverse community cultural and social cohesion program - through language, drumming, dancing and cooking.

The Opportunity Games was approved $5,000 to hold a fun and interactive sports day for people with mental health challenges who live in Supported Residential Facilities.

St. Patrick's Primary School was approved $2,900 to support Me and My Communities 2017. This project is a literacy and craft group ranging from information sessions of women health, positive parenting in Australia, to art and craft of sewing, cooking nutritious food for children and family. It aims to reduce social isolation, and help newly arrived, vulnerable women to acquire the life skills which they need in Australia and access mainstream services.

St. Patrick's Primary School was approved $2,800 to support Me and My Communities 2018. This project is a literacy and craft group ranging from information sessions of women health, positive parenting in Australia, to art and craft of sewing, cooking nutritious food for children and family. It aims to reduce social isolation, and help newly arrived, vulnerable women to acquire the life skills which they need in Australia and access mainstream services.

The Uniting Church in Australia Property Trust (SA) was approved $2,430 to support the community garden - Acknowledging Kaurna Land. Support for stage two of the community garden, which has had significant interest from the community in stage one and aims to support the ongoing commitment to building meaningful relationships between indigenous and non-indigenous people.

SA Parkour Association was approved $1,050 to support Introduction to Parkour Experience. Parkour is an engaging training discipline that has very little barrier to entry. Participants don't need any equipment, or even shoes. Therefore engaging people with Parkour can equip them with both the ability and motivation to take their health and wellbeing into their own hands, and without any financial or travel barriers.

Small Grants

3BallSA Basketball Association Inc. was approved $600 to support the 3Ball Basketball, which is an inclusive basketball program at The Parks Community Centre for marginalised youth designed to give the youth basketball skills and self-confidence to actively participate in the main sessions.

Hepatitis SA was approved $1,000 to support the Ladder Youth Art Project, which involves health promotion through the arts for young people at Ladder. Specifically, the project seeks to increase awareness about hepatitis C, whilst engaging participants through a professional 1-day stencilling art course.

Western Adelaide Domestic Violence Service was approved $1,000 to support International Women's Day, which is a full day celebration to support women who have experienced/still experiencing the trauma of domestic violence and are still managing the effects of the trauma. Domestic violence for women and children can be in any form of DV Including physical, emotional, financial, verbal, social and spiritual abuse. The workshop will focus on self-care and provide a safe space for women to learn about self-care and practice self-care as an integral part of managing their trauma symptoms and emotional well-being.

Cottage Kitchen was approved $1,000 to support the Mad for Mosaics project, which will encourage people who are disadvantaged, isolated by mental health challenges, on a low income and have low self-confidence, to engage in a program that they have created for themselves.

Junction Community Centre was approved $1,000 to support Cina's Youth Hub. The youth attending the centre have requested a Youth Group be established where they can enjoy the support of their peers in a safe and secure environment that will encourage and support positive outcomes, coming together as one big family. On-going support, a safe haven and guidance are pivotal to their development.

Cityreach Baptist Church was approved $1,000 to support the Joy to the City project, which is the refurbishing the Western Women's Domestic Violence Unit. This will include painting, garden clean up and the installation of new equipment. 60% of clients are City of Port Adelaide Enfield residents

Junction Community Centre was approved $1,000 to support the new alfresco learning and social space. This will convert an alfresco area into an additional learning and social space for outdoor activities.

One Culture Football was approved $1,000 to support the Special Futsal at The Parks project. A community sport program giving people living with disabilities and new arrivals a chance to forge community connections, socialise, and learn life skills all through playing the "world game". The aim of the project is to integrate people from all walks of life (marginalised) in the community using the power of sport.

Equipment Grants

The Port Church were approved $2,000 to support the church kitchen upgrade

Heart and Soul Community Group were approved $2,000 to support the purchase of trestle tables.

Bangladesh Club Australia were approved $2,000 to support the purchase of a guitar, multimedia projector and harmonium

CityReach Baptist Church were approved $750 to support the purchase of materials to construct an outdoor picnic table

Hindu Worship Group were approved $750 to support the purchase of a projector, microphone and cables

St Bede's Anglican Parish of Semaphore were approved $2,000 to purchase a split unit heating/cooling system

St Vincent de Paul Society SA were approved $1,835 to purchase kitchen equipment

Royal Society for the Blind of SA were approved $1,585 to purchase a free standing dishwasher

Friends of Dry Creek Trails were approved $1,990 to purchase an earth auger

Enfield Community Friendship Club were approved $1,037 to purchase a projector

Whitelion were approved $2,000 to purchase a Photocopier/Printer/Scanner

Enfield Broadview Men's shed were approved $2,000 to purchase tools and equipment for the shed

St John's Youth Services were approved $2,000 to purchase an iPad pro, design software and accessories

Royal Society for the Blind of SA were approved $1,200 to purchase a barbecue

Port Adelaide Camera Club were approved $2,000 to purchase a projector

Minor Community Event Grants

Lefevre Christian Family Centre were approved $750 to hold 2018 Carols by the Marina

Morris Register of SA were approved $750 to hold the Adelaide Heritage Vehicle Run

YWCA of Adelaide Inc. were approved $660 to hold the 2018 SA State-Wide Aboriginal Women's Leadership Gathering

Telugu Association of South Australia were approved $750 to hold the 2018 TASA Women's Day Celebrations

Centacare Catholic Family Services were approved $750 to hold the Headspace Port Adelaide Housewarming Party

Pride March Adelaide were approved $750 to hold Heart of a Dog - film screening for dogs

Hope Christian Fellowship were approved $750 to hold the 2017 Community Christmas Carnival

North West Business Alliance for Port Adelaide Guide were approved $750 to hold the SALA Afterdark event

Largs Bay RSL Sub - Branch Inc. were approved $750 to hold the 2017 Remembrance Day

The Port Church Inc. were approved $750 to hold the 2017 Carols by LED Light

Hope Christian Fellowship were approved $750 to hold the 2016 Community Christmas Carnival

Lefevre Christian Family Centre were approved $750 to hold the 2017 Carols by the Marina

Tatar Bashkurt Association in Australia Inc. were approved $750 to hold the Australian Tatar Sabantui Festival

No Strings Attached Theatre of Disability were approved $750 to hold "The Gathering" Art Exhibition - a partnership between Kura Yerlo, Karrarendi, Tracking Culture, and No Strings Attached

Anna Rennie Chapter were approved $750 to hold a 2018 International Women's Day event

South Australian Road Runners Club (SARRC) were approved $750 to hold the SARRC Dolphin Run

Anti-Poverty Network South Australia were approved $750 to hold a Community Film Night

Ghana Association Of South Australia were approved $250 to hold the Ghana @60 Independence Day Celebration

Polish Harvest Festival Dozynki were approved $750 to hold the Polish Harvest Festival Dozynki

Viti (Fiji) Association of South Australia Inc. were approved $750 to hold the 2016 Festival State 7s Rugby Tournament

Individual Grants

The following is a list of (but not limited to) activities that eligible applicants were approved to participate in:

  • All Star Cheerleading Championships in USA
  • Athletics Championships
  • Badminton Championships
  • Basketball Championships
  • Bhutanese Interstate Soccer Tournament
  • Calisthenics Championships
  • Combined Australia Netball Association Carnival
  • Craig Foster Inter Futsal Cup
  • Cross country Championships
  • Darts Championships
  • Dragon Boat Championships
  • Drilldance Australia Championships
  • Exhibition in Milan Design Festival
  • Figure Skating Championships
  • Hockey Championships
  • Indoor Bowls Championships
  • Indoor Cricket World Cup Dubai
  • Inter Cadet Sailing Championships
  • Irish Dancing Championships
  • Lacrosse Tournament
  • Math Championships in Bangkok
  • Mundialito 2018 Inter Youth Soccer Tournament
  • Pan Pacific Masters Games
  • Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships
  • School Sport Australia AFL U15 Girls Football
  • Softball Championships
  • Special Olympics
  • Surf Life Saving  Championships
  • Victor Harbor Art Show
  • Volleyball Schools Cup
  • WPF Martial Arts World Cup
  • YMCA Youth Parliament
  • Youth Baseball Championships

Sporting Grants

Ghan Kilburn City FC were approved $700 to purchase soccer balls and bibs

Port Adelaide District Hockey Club Inc. were approved $750 to purchase hockey sticks and balls

North Haven Cricket Club were approved $750 to purchase cricket uniforms for the girl's cricket team.

Valley View Soccer Club Inc. were approved $675 to purchase uniforms and training balls

Port Adelaide Athletics Club were approved $750 to purchase uniforms

Port District Football Cricket Club were approved $739 to purchase guernseys

North Adelaide Basketball Club were approved $740 to purchase coaches bags

Port Adelaide Tennis Club were approved $750 to purchase specially designed tennis balls for juniors

North Adelaide Lacrosse Club were approved $614 to purchase goal keeper gloves

Port Adelaide Softball Club were approved $750 to purchase first aid kits, eskies and benches

West Adelaide Bearcats Basketball Club Ltd were approved $743 to facilitate the development of the early years programs

Allegro Rhythmic Gymnastics were approved $731 to purchase rhythmic gymnastics balls

North Haven Surf Life Saving Club were approved $730 to purchase beach flags and boards for the nippers

Port Adelaide Cricket Club were approved $750 to purchase uniforms

Port District Football Cricket Club were approved $750 to purchase bats, balls, stumps and training equipment

Portland Football Club were approved $750 to purchase a full set of team guernseys

West Lakes & Districts Little Athletics Centre were approved $750 to purchase collapsible hurdles

Semaphore Centrals Netball Club were approved $750 to purchase uniforms

Port Adelaide Netball Association were approved $750 to purchase netball bibs and balls

Port Adelaide District Hockey Club Inc. were approved $750 to purchase goalkeeping equipment

The North Haven Football Club Inc. were approved $750 to purchase junior footballs

Gaza Sports & Community Club Inc. were approved $750 to purchase junior footballs

Western Districts Junior Rugby Union Football Club were approved $750 to purchase rugby playing kits for the under 7, 8 and 10 teams

3BallSA Basketball Association Inc. were approved $717 to purchase basketballs

Largs Bay RSL Gymnastics Club Inc. were approved $654 to purchase spotting block.

Port Adelaide District Baseball Club were approved $650 to purchase tops and hats

Allegro Rhythmic Gymnastics were approved $750 to purchase rhythmic gymnastics equipment

Heritage Grants

In 2018 Council supported the following projects:

  • $3,000 to restore original stonework
  • $3,000 to restore original roof and repair front verandah
  • $2,942.50 to restore original chimneys and reinstate original facade
  • $3,000 to reveal and restore original verandah
  • $2,775 to replace roof and gutters
  • $2,945 to restore timber frame cladding and repair verandah
  • $3,000 to replace verandah and restore original stonework
  • $3,000 to replace barge timbers and their support and paint external areas
  • $3,000 to repair chimneys and restore gable
  • $3,000 to reroof and restore the original verandah
  • $3,000 to restore original bricks
  • $3,000 to repair and paint front and side sections

In 2017 Council supported the following projects:

  • $3,000 for the replacement of a roof.
  • $1,500 for the repairs to verandah posts.
  • $3,000 to assist with the restoration of the original roof.
  • $3,000 to reinstate original verandah.
  • $3,000 to reinstate the original heritage front fence.
  • $3,000 to reinstate the original roof.
  • $1,188 to assist with the repairs to the verandah.
  • $3,000 to reinstate the original bullnose verandah.
  • $1,675 to reinstate the original bullnose verandah.
  • $2,676 to restore original woven wire fence.
  • $858 to reinstate the original bullnose verandah.

Event Sponsorship

In Round One 2018 Council supported the following:

  • Adelaide Kite Flyers Association were approved $25,000 to support the Adelaide International Kite Festival 2019
  • Around the Campfire Inc. were approved $5,000 2018 to support the Port Adelaide Around the Campfire Cup
  • Cinnabar Productions were approved $15,000 to support the Semaphore Music Festival
  • Cityreach Baptist Church were approved $2,500 to support the Carols Alive 2018
  • Festival State Rugby 7s Inc. were approved $12,000 to support the Festival State Rugby 7s
  • North East Community House Inc. were approved $4,600 to support the North East Community Day
  • Pirates of Port Adelaide were approved $8,000 to support the Pirates of Port Adelaide Festival
  • Rotary Club of Largs Bay Inc. $5,000 to support the Giant Garage Sale
  • Sarbat Khalsa South Australia Inc. were approved $5,000 to support the 5th Annual Adelaide Khed Mela
  • Semaphore & Port Adelaide RSL Sub Branch Inc. were approved $6,128 to support the Centenary of Remembrance Day Poppies
  • Semaphore Mainstreet Association Inc. were approved $10,000 to support the Seaside Carols at Semaphore
  • The Greek Orthodox Community of the Nativity of Christ Port Adelaide Inc. were approved $12,000 to support the 2019 Semaphore Greek Cultural Festival
  • Tri State Games Inc. were approved $3,000 to support the Tri State Games

In Round Two 2017 Council supported the following:

  • Semaphore Port Adelaide RSL were approved $13,200 to support the 2018 ANZAC Day
  • Greek Orthodox Community of the Nativity of Christ Port Adelaide Inc. were approved $13,200 to support the 2018 Semaphore Greek Cultural Festival
  • Adelaide Model Railway Exhibition Inc. were approved $2,500 to support the Adelaide Model Railway Show
  • Largs Bay RSL were approved $2,500 to support ANZAC Day 2018
  • Semaphore Mainstreet Association were approved $5,000 to support the Feast on the Foreshore 2018
  • LaserTat were approved $2,200 to support Flashy Fridays
  • Fork on the Road were approved $5,000 to support the Fork in the Port
  • Indian Australian Arts and Cultural Association Inc. were approved $5,000 to support the Holi on the Beach 2018
  • Vietnamese Association of South Australia were approved $5,000 to support the Lunar New Year Festival 2018
  • Dancing in the Light Productions were approved $5,000 to support the Port Adelaide Enfield Women's Film Festival
  • Triathlon South Australia were approved $5,000 to support the Port Adelaide Triathlon
  • Port Adelaide Sailing Club Inc. were approved $5,000 to support the Port Line Cup Sailing Regatta
  • Indigenous Tour Agency were approved $5,000 to support the Queens Wharf Food and Wine Festival
  • Coastal Fun Runs were approved $2,750 to support the Semaphore Coastal Marathon
  • Cinnabar Productions were approved $5,000 to support The Port Rocks
  • Punjab Aussie Association of SA Inc. were approved $5,000 to support the Vaisahki Mela

Business Grants for Disability Access

West-Ag Services Pty Ltd t/a Port Admiral Hotel were approved $5,000 to support the renovation in Port Adelaide. This included a new disabled toilet, 3 ambulant toilets, levelling off the ground floor and the inclusion of a ramp that will to create access to the hotel and toilet area.

Michonne Pty Ltd were approved $5,000 to support the installation of a disabled unisex bathroom in Port Adelaide.

Placemaking

Parks Children's Centre were approved $5,000 for a community inspired mural and small interactive garden;

Neami Limited were approved $7,500 for a creative space centring around a sustainable and accessible garden on the verge and front wall of the Neami National office at Port Adelaide;

Anna Rennie Chapter were approved $5,000 for a series of inclusive and creative events utilising Anna’s Path and its natural surrounds in Port Adelaide;

Pirates of Port Adelaide were approved $5,000 for a school holiday scavenger hunt in Port Adelaide;

Australian Association of Environmental Education SA Branch were approved $7,500 to initiate a growing network of endemic butterfly habitat plantings with attractive explanatory signage on private and approved public land, ultimately across the City, but starting from Alberton;

Baldock Creative were approved $7,500 culturally and symbolically designed seating and plantings at Harts Mill in Port Adelaide;

Kilburn Peace and Welcome Community Garden Inc. were approved $3,065 to refresh, rejuvenate and upgrade The Kilburn Peace and Welcome Community Garden in Kilburn;

Lefevre Uniting Church Taperoo were approved $5,000 to develop the Taperoo Community Library Café;

Community Housing Ltd were approved $5,000 to develop a 'Neighbourhood Garden' in Enfield;

North East Community House Inc. were approved $5,000 to create and beautify an existing outdoor space within the Hillcrest Community Centre;

Tutti Arts Inc. were approved $3,600 to learn about and install pasteups with the theme of local flora and fauna of Port Adelaide;

Neighbourhood Node Pty Ltd were approved $5,000 to grow existing and new community groups to build connectivity within the Alberton area;

Mixed Creative were approved $1,350 for the Nile St Port Adelaide Food Garden and Workshops.

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