National partners

 

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Cathy Freeman Foundation

Our four year partnership with the Cathy Freeman Foundation commenced in January 2018 and encourages young Indigenous Australians from four remote communities in Queensland and the Northern Territory to stay engaged in their schooling through culturally appropriate education.

Viva Energy supports the Horizons program which gives students a once in a lifetime opportunity to join their peers from our partner communities for an intensive personal development experience in Australian metropolitan cities.

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National Aboriginal Sporting Chance Academy (NASCA)

In 2018, we entered into a three year partnership with NASCA to develop and deliver a Resilience Program that aims to help 100 Indigenous secondary students in Airds, Western Sydney.

Viva Energy is investing $750,000 into the program with NASCA also providing $450,000.

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Koorie Heritage Trust

Viva Energy Australia commenced a three-year partnership with the Koorie Heritage Trust in December 2018, as the Principle Corporate Supporter – Collections, Exhibitions and Public Programs.

Our contribution:

  • Assists with the digitisation of the Oral History Collection as well as recording of new oral histories, editing of existing oral histories, and to make their oral history collection more accessible
  • Supports the end of year Koorie Krismas celebrations
  • Helps to run school holiday programs throughout the year
  • Support the annual Koorie Art Show including sponsorship of the Viva Energy Australia Award.

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The Council for Aboriginal Alcohol Program Services (CAAPS)

Our four and a half year $450,000 partnership has supported the CAAPS Volatile Substance Misuse Program establish and deliver a program to help improve the literacy and numeracy skills of young people in their Darwin-based residential treatment unit.

Learn more about CAAPS

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Role Model Grants

Every year, we invite not-for-profit organisations to apply for grants of up to $5,000 (total of $50,000 available annually).
Programs must focus on initiatives that will benefit our local operating communities – Clyde and Gore Bay in NSW, Pinkenba in Qld, and Geelong and Newport in Victoria.

Recent recipients include:

The Indigenous Literacy Foundation and Shooting Stars.

2019 Recipients:

  • Geelong Food Relief Centre Inc
  • Skyline Education Foundation Australia
  • Youth Solutions
  • Norlane West Scout Group
  • Reading Out of Poverty
  • Merri Outreach Support Service
  • Encompass Community Services
  • Youth Insearch Foundation Australia
  • Queensland Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Foundation

Nomination forms are available here with applications for the 2020 round closing on 30 September, 2020.

https://www.vivaenergy.com.au/about-us/community-program/role-model-grants-form

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