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Awarded grants in 2017/2018


Inner Sydney Voice
Title: Waterloo Redevelopment Capacity Building - Whiteboard Animation Project
Description: The Waterloo Social Housing Estate is about to be redeveloped under a specific planning process, the State Significant Precinct. It is part of the SSP requirements that the proponent (Urban Growth NSW) engages with the community.
Inner Sydney Voice will produce a whiteboard animation video informing residents (particularly CALD members of the community and those who are traditionally more difficult to reach) about how to have their say as part of the statutory planning process.
Amount approved: $5,000

National Association of Community Legal Centres (NACLC)
Title: NACLC Conference 2018
Description: To subsidise the cost of CLC workers travelling from rural and remote areas of NSW, as well as Indigenous delegates, to the 2018 conference in Sydney.
Amount approved: $5,000
Anniversary Grants Program — October 2017

To mark its 50 year anniversary in 2017, the Foundation held a special grants program that aimed to support one or more projects that would contribute to achieving our mandate and reflect the Foundation’s rigorous approach to addressing the legal needs of the community. Two projects were awarded funding.

Mid North Coast Community Legal Centre (a service of Advocacy Law Alliance)
Title: LevelUP
Description: The Centre will trial a service that provides specialised legal advice, education and support to young people transitioning from out-of-home care to independence and adult legal responsibility in the Mid North Coast FACS region.
Amount approved: Up to $145,000.00

Tenants’ Union of NSW
Title: 'Change management' making the transfer of social housing management better!
Description: This project aims to minimise negative outcomes and foster best practice in law and policy during the transfer of tenancies from public to community housing providers. The intention is that this will lead to early intervention in resolving legal issues and improved tenant outcomes.
Amount approved: Up to $69,123.00