Annual Information Statement 2016
Making Waves Foundation Inc
Section A: Charity Information
Basic Religious Charity:
Section B: Activities
Did the charity operate in the 2016 reporting period?
- SWD uses sailing as a medium to build optimism among disabled and disadvantaged people.
Description of charity's activities and outcomes:
Through sailing we act as a catalyst for change, offering opportunities to people with disabilities and those at a disadvantage with the aim of driving a more optimistic outlook and providing an opportunity for personal growth and improved life outcomes. SWD's programs are inclusive, supportive and challenging. the focus is on working as a team to find solutions to problems. Regular participation and connection with our mentors raises self-esteem and self-confidence and improves life skills. SWD relies on trained volunteers to run its programs. Through participation, volunteers raise their life satisfaction and wellbeing while learning new skills and giving back to society. Up to 3000 young people, including over 100 in wheelchairs participate in our programs supported by over 60 volunteers giving around 4500 hours to on water programs.
Will the charity change or introduce any activities in the 2017 period?
Where the charity conducted activities during the 2016 reporting period:
- New South Wales
Who was helped most by the charity's activities in the reporting period:
- Children - aged 6 to under 15
- Youth - aged 15 to under 25
- Adults - aged 25 to under 65
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
- People with disabilities
Did the charity provide funded support and/or services to participants of the National Disability Insurance Scheme in the 2016 reporting period?
Does the charity intend to provide funded support and/or services to participants of the National Disability Insurance Scheme in the next reporting period?
I don't know
Section C: Human Resources
- Full time employees: 2
- Estimated number of volunteers: 60
Section D: Finance
Type of financial statement:
Special purpose financial statements
Financial report consolidated with more than one entity?
Did your charity have any related party transactions?
Does your charity have documented policies or processes about related party transactions?
Charity's 2016 reporting period:
1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?
2016 Financial report:
Note: If you want to see the financial report or annual report that this charity has submitted, go back to Financials & Documents.
State or territory of the regulator where financial report was submitted:
New South Wales
Income and Expenses
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