Congratulations to the Sydney charities selected for The Growth Project 2017/18.

Joining us in 2017/18 is:

  1. The Layne Beachley Aim for the Stars Foundation – nurturing talented young women through providing mentoring and financial support. 
  2. Catalysr – a business accelerator that supports skilled refugees and migrants who face barriers to employment. 
  3. Dandelion Support Network – who accept, sort, and safety check nursery items, clothes, toys and linen for babies and children for families in need. 
  4. Dreams2live4 – making dreams come true for patients who are living with metastatic cancer. 
  5. Mr Perfect – a grassroots, men’s support network with a vision to transform men’s mental health by making it a comfortable discussion for all. 
  6. The National Centre for Childhood Grief (also known as A Friend’s Place) – providing free bereavement counselling for children and young people, as well as a range of other activities to support bereaved children. 
  7. The Sanfilippo Children’s Foundation – dedicated to funding research in to the rare, genetic disorder Sanfilippo Syndrome. 
  8. StreetWork – providing prevention and early intervention services for medium-high at risk young people aged 11-18 years 
  9. The Banksia Project – a mental wellness initiative combining awareness building with constructive action. 
  10. The GroundSwell Project – focused on creating a cultural shift in the way Australians respond to death, dying and grief.

Another wonderfully diverse group of charities for The Growth Project 2017/18. The first session for the new Sydney cohort will start on 21st July.