Community Matching Grants (Round 1) 2014‐2015 Applicant Project Cash Value inkind ALASKA Projects ALASKA Music A diverse year-long musical program of free concerts Program 2014/15 giving artists the opportunity to present new and contemporary classical music to community audiences in an informal setting in Kings Cross. Brendan Dobbie Ride to School Development of a Ride to School Toolkit document and (auspiced by Toolkit online tool using Bourke Street Primary School’s Bikesydney successful program as a model. Will guide others who Advocacy want to create local Ride to School programs. Incorporated) $9,944 Nil $450 Nil Christmas in Pyrmont A Christmas fair in John Street, John Street Square and Pyrmont Community Centre with Christmas food and gift stalls, Santa, a nativity scene, children's activities and a collection of gifts for needy families. $10,000 Nil Free collaborative event showcasing Paddington as a creative and educational precinct through the 40 year histories of Australian Centre for Photography and CoFA UNSW, and the 35 year history of Metro Screen. Includes public talks, screenings and exhibitions and photography tours. $8,627 Nil Installation of projection, screening and lighting equipment to facilitate community presentations, meetings, celebrations and to support the venue's education, master class, and performance program in Macleay Street, Kings Cross. A program encouraging Indonesian residents to become involved in physical activity, exercise, dance, Tai Chi/Qiqong and walking to improve physical and mental wellbeing, held in Alexandria. $4,628 Nil $4,530 $7,500 Venue hire waiver of Community Venues up to the value of $820 Nil Christmas in Pyrmont 2014 East Sydney Creative Village Creative Paddington Paddington (working title) (auspiced by Australian Centre for Photography Limited) In The Pipeline Hayes Theatre Co (Arts) Ltd - Installation of Projector, Screen & Lighting Equipment Indonesian 2B Active & Fit Welfare Association Incorporated Mazi Mas Project Description Mazi Mas training Training program and event experience building program and knowledge, skills and capacity for migrant, refugee and launch asylum seeker women. Training will include a Responsible Service of Alcohol Certificate, a Food Safety Supervisor Certificate and a four hour intensive workshop with an established Sydney chef at various City of Sydney locations. Participants also undertake a two day placement in an existing restaurant. Millers Point Essence of Tennis Community -Tennis for Tennis Club Inc Community and Life Production and screening of a short film in Millers Point showing how community tennis can build stronger social ties across different demographics to encourage people to participate. The film screening will launch a not-for-profit community tennis fund. $9,930 Nil NSW Consumer Mad Pride Advisory Group - Recovery in Art Mental Health Inc 2014 Event encouraging mental health consumers to express themselves artistically and take part in their community, while reducing stigma and facilitating community inclusion. The event will support participants to develop skills in event management through an exhibition of works and involvement in the Steering Committee. $7,000 Nil Pets In The Park Pets In The Park A free monthly pet clinic in Darlinghurst providing vaccinations, flea control, worming, microchipping, general health checks, education and referral to supporting Veterinary clinics. $10,000 Nil Positive Life NSW Incorporated The Quarterly $7,600 Nil Royal Australian Exploring City of Making the RAHS Osborne Collection of images of the Historical Society Sydney Life 1920s - 1930s available to the community through Between the Wars: Trove and other social media channels. Includes the RAHS lectures and workshops targeted at intergenerational Osborne audiences introducing and exploring the historical Photograph photographs. Collection (c.1920 - c.1939) $10,000 Nil St Johns Green St Johns Green (auspiced by Street Growth Incorporated) $5,856 Nil TAFE NSW Jones Street Mall Establishment of a community garden in the shared Sydney Institute Community space of Jones Street providing opportunities for Garden education, environmental management, Aboriginal cultural studies and sustainability outcomes for the college and local communities. $8,000 Nil The Alexandria Sydney As It Was Writing, publishing and launching of an anthology of Seniors' Writing personal stories that highlight healthy, active lifestyles Group of local senior members including promotion of community activities and celebration of local links with Sydney’s iconic buildings and institutions. $6,000 Nil The Factory Community Centre Inc Cultural inclusion project in Redfern for families, many from disadvantaged backgrounds, to build community capacity and resilience and make connections across cultural and social diversity. $6,400 Nil $5,710 Nil The Performance Soapbox Space Ltd An annual village fete in Surry Hills that helps raise funds for The Girls & Boys Brigade's children and youth programs. A performance piece bringing together four young writers to engage with the oratory traditions of speakers' corner. The project will explore the power of language, the manufacture of meaning and the poetic potential of public address on the streets of Surry Hills. $5,040 Nil The Surry Hills The Surry Hills Creative Precinct Creative Precinct (auspiced by Research and Australian Design Launch Event Centre) A survey and business networking event to better understand the needs and aspirations of local businesses, and explore how creative industries can build community and create value for the local area. $10,000 Nil Cultural inclusion for families and children in early childhood The Girls & Boys Wonder 103 Brigade Inclusive social events in Surry Hills, Redfern and Newtown for local people living with HIV to help them build friendship networks and develop skills to take control of their physical and mental health. An open membership community garden in Glebe supported by a range of community partners, and providing a space for locals to meet, while educating and empowering garden members and the broader community.