dismantle take home our first Impact100 Fremantle grant of $100,000

 

Impact100 Fremantle grant awarded

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Up and coming local organisation dismantle are set to receive $100,000 from Impact100 Fremantle after it’s Accelerate program was voted the most deserving among four outstanding finalists at the inaugural Impact100 Fremantle Grant Awards Dinner held recently.

In an out-pouring of community spirit and generosity nearly 100 people attended the event to celebrate the collective giving groups impressive total of $115,000 in donations. WA Circus School, SMYL and Fremantle PCYC each received $5,000 as Runners Up.

With the support of Impact100 Fremantle dismantle will ramp up their Bike Rescue Program by offering an additional 100 scholarships for disadvantaged young people in the Fremantle region to take part in a Bike Rescue Project Program.

“This means so so much more to Dismantle than funding. This is validation for our small organisation, we have the support of 100 passionate Fremantle donors and are excited to go out and expand our program to 100 young people in the area’ said Lachy Ritchie, CEO of Dismantle

‘Our youth are an asset. I cant thank the Impact 100 donors enough for investing in our youth’ Said Pat Ryan Dismantles General Manager and Bike Rescue Project manager.

Thank you to all donors for your generous contributions.

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Collective Focus – Annual Grant Round recipient

Collective Focus In 2013 the Fremantle Foundation were proud to support Collective Focus.

Collective Focus is a youth photography program for young women in Fremantle, Western Australia.

Collective Focus works to to encourage young women to develop a personal voice with photography and visual storytelling.

Collective Focus is a workshop program that uses photography and visual storytelling to build lines of communication between Indigenous and non-Indigenous young women.

The aim is to use photography to encourage young women of different social and cultural backgrounds to share their stories and develop leadership amongst their peers. We teach basic digital photography and provide participants with cameras to develop a project during the program which is shown to the community in a group exhibition.

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