Supporting Local Communities

Freedom Communities allows us to give back the local community that supports us every day. Create your support idea so we know how to best help out.

$5,000 for The Arts and Culture
How can we help?
Tell us why your project should get the support offered by creating a support idea and share it with your friends. Together we can make a difference in the Community!
The top Idea by votes will receive $1,000, eight runners up will each receive $500 each
Voting closes 29/06/2018
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9 Points
The Sunshine Coast Photographic Competition will be open to primary and secondary school children from Year 3 to Year 12 living on the Sunshine Coast. With four age categories, entries will be photos featuring the 'environment' or 'animals'. The Rotary Club of Caloundra needs your help to secure the prize monies to encourage students to enter the competition.
posted by CaloundraRotary · 23 days ago · 6 comments
10 Points
Have you noticed or heard about the reduction in the number of pre-school and primary school aged children who cannot swim. Swimming lessons for Primary School Children are no longer mandatory - and there were 19 deaths in Queensland last year from drowning. The Government has introduced a voucher scheme for Primary school children but poorer families who would like their children to swim s...
posted by CaloundraRotary · 23 days ago · 6 comments
24 Points
Many of our student’s struggle to regulate their emotions for many reasons - creating a Drumming Circle at our school during lunch breaks with a group of 10 or so children is a proven method to help kids in this space. We would like to purchase 10-15 Congas to be able to get this group off the ground.
posted by CarolC2 · 24 days ago · 11 comments
39 Points
Connect2Group's Community Arts Precinct continues to support people with disability or mental health for over 10years. We believe that everybody deserves access to the arts and the opportunity to participate in a creative and social outlet to express their feelings and artistic flare. Our program aims to give every participant a unique opportunity to contribute to the community’s artistic...
posted by NickyM1 · 31 days ago · 15 comments
20 Points
Limited Edition Dance is an inspiring, fun and positive dance studio that focuses on building the self-esteem of all our students, and inspiring greater connections and friendships throughout our local community. We hold free performances for our local community at markets, shopping centres and school fetes to showcase the amazing diversity of our dancers, grow their confidence and to inspire o...
posted by SomaT1 · 50 days ago · 5 comments
3 Points
In the age of Technology and Screen time, every child should learn the joy of a new book. Mount Cotton has an independent local children's book author with projects that would benefit greatly from this grant. The grant will go towards assistance in helping to implement the next project, including illustration, publication and delivery. The books, as well as funds raised, will go towards don...
posted by PhilT1 · 53 days ago · 1 comment
11 Points
We are a community Hub at regents Park state school, and We do up Art bags for the children’s hospital and it’s all a volunteer run program with the help of the community Hub leader, we try to get people to help us supply things to put into art bags, it ranges from pencils, crayons, colouring in books, squishy toys, drink bottles and we don’t get any funding to put the bags together and we stil...
posted by HelenP1 · 55 days ago · 8 comments
1 Point
Phoenix Ensemble is a non-for-profit community focused Theatre Organization based in Beenleigh, QLD. We create 4 shows a year and reach out to as many people in the community as possible, encouraging everyone from young to old to audition and to make art in a very supportive environment. Running a community theatre company costs money and we're always looking for ways to improve our space, ...
posted by BenT4 · 55 days ago · 0 comments