Over the last 10 years FARE has supported hundreds of community-driven projects that have made a real difference to the lives of Australian families. The Foundation’s National Grants Program has provided funding to a wide range of initiatives, from grass-roots community education and engagement campaigns in the Kimberley region, to multimedia campaigns aimed at tackling youth binge drinking.
Applications for the Good Practice Grant Funding Round closed on 15 April 2013.
The successful applicants are:
|Project Name||Grants||Brief Description|
|Mission Australia, NSW||$19,000||Create a comprehensive Dialectical Behaviour Theory (DBT) group program for young people with drug and alcohol issues.|
|Anyinginyi Health Aboriginal Corporation, NT||$20,000||A film and community forum project at Tennant Creek using puppets to inform and educate Aboriginal Australians about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD).|
|BoysTown, QLD||$19,677||Develop an alcohol harm minimisation information program for young people who access BoysTown services experiencing or at risk of harm from alcohol.|
|University of Sydney Drug Health, NSW||$19,550||Develop and evaluate a safe and effective model of outpatient alcohol withdrawal management for Aboriginal Australians.|
|Lives Lived Well, QLD||$19,986||Work with parents and families in Gladstone to support them in making informed healthy choices and assist in reducing the number of young people engaging in harmful drinking behaviours.|
|Spirit Dreaming, NSW||$20,000||Produce three comic-style books and an interactive website that focus on how young Aboriginals and/or their families have been affected by alcohol.|
|Multicultural CDAT, NSW auspiced by Mercy Services||$20,000||Develop a readily accessible “best practice” practical toolkit for engaging with African refugees.|
|Injury Control Council of Western Australia, WA||$20,000||Work with the Telethon Institute of Child Health Research to establish a network for FASD peer educators.|
|Byron Youth, NSW||$20,000||‘Cringe the Binge’ community action packs that provide resources and supportive materials for local community-based action on reducing alcohol-related harms amongst young people.|
|Drug Arm, QLD||$15,500||Develop a community alcohol management strategy for the Boggabilla and Toomelah region.|
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