Annual Information Statement 2017

Legal Name
Cars For Hope Incorporated

Section A: Charity Information

Charity size
Basic Religious Charity

Section B: Activities

Did the charity operate in the 2017 reporting period?
Main activity
Economic, social and community development
Main activities
  • Health promotion
Description of charity's activities and outcomes
Cars For Hope Incorporated undertook various activities during the 2016-2017 financial year, which actively raised awareness of mental health issues and promoted the prevention of mental illness. These included: providing information and help resources; maintaining a public blog and social media platforms; commissioning merchandise and other awareness materials; hosting awareness campaigns and community events, and; investing in the research and treatment of mental health in Australia.General information and help resources have been provided and accessed on the Cars For Hope website, as well as at public community events. This includes information about professional Australian medical and mental illness support services.Maintaining a public online blog and social media platforms has helped broaden the reach of Cars For Hope Incorporateds activities, and has allowed our target audience to feel greater connected to the charity. One of the most successful online blog campaigns has been Stories, which gives an insight into the minds and lives of people with the lived experience of mental illness and helps to support people who are currently experiencing ill mental health.Cars For Hope Incorporated has effectively used merchandise and other materials as awareness resources to help break down the stigma associated with mental illness, as well as be a tactile conversation starter for mental health and encourage open conversation.By extension, hosting awareness campaigns and community events between 2016-2017 has allowed improved public knowledge of the charity and exposed people to the work we do. All of these events and campaigns were met with much positive support and response from the automotive community and beyond.
Main beneficiary
Youth - aged 15 to under 25
Other beneficiaries
Where the charity conducted activities during the 2017 reporting period
New South Wales
Will the charity change or introduce any activities in the 2018 period?

Section C: Human Resources

Human resources
  • Full time employees: 0
  • Part time employees: 0
  • Casual employees: 0
  • Full-time equivalent staff (FTE): 0
  • Estimated number of volunteers: 10

Section D: Finance

Charity's 2017 reporting period
1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017
Accounting method used in the 2017 reporting period

Income Statement summary

Donations and bequests
Revenue from providing goods or services
Revenue from government including grants
Revenue from investments
Other revenue/receipts
Total revenue/receipts
Other income (for example, gains)
Total income/receipts
Employee expenses/payments
Grants and donations made for use in Australia
Grants and donations made for use outside Australia
Other expenses/payments
Total expenses/payments
Net surplus/(deficit)

Balance Sheet Extract

Total assets
Total liabilities
Net assets/liabilites

Section E: Annual report

Note: If you want to see the financial report or annual report that this charity has submitted, go back to Financials & Documents.

Section F: Reporting to state or territory regulators

Is the charity an incorporated association?
Select the state/territory and enter the incorporated association number
NSW incorporated association number: INC1500018
Does the charity intend to fundraise in the next reporting period?