Annual Information Statement 2017
Cars For Hope Incorporated
Section A: Charity Information
Other names charity is known by (such as trading name):
Cars For Hope
Basic Religious Charity:
Section B: Activities
Did the charity operate in the 2017 reporting period?
Economic, social and community development
- 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.
Youth - aged 15 to under 25
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
- 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 income (for example, gains):
Grants and donations made for use in Australia:
Grants and donations made for use outside Australia:
Balance Sheet Extract
Section E: Annual report
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?