Wishing Well

The Rotary Club of Mandurah invites you and your friends to throw your spare change into the Christmas Wishing Well in the Port Mandurah canals from 1st December.  The money is collected nightly for local charities and community groups.

We thank Mandurah Cruises for supporting the Rotary Wishing Well: http://mandurahcruises.com.au/cruises-tours/christmas-lights-cruise  

The Wishing Well was featured on the TV show Today Tonight:https://thewest.com.au/news/today-tonight/mandurahs-magic-christmas-displays-bc-5672194773001

Local community groups are encouraged to apply for funding between 1st February and 31st March. The application form will be available on this page from 1st February. 

We fund stand-alone projects that:

- Benefit people in the Mandurah area, especially the under-resourced.

- Are delivered by local not-for-profit groups.

- Accomplish specific goals and objectives.

We do not fund:

- Political, religious or private enterprise.

- Items that are part-funded by other means.

The key dates for this process are:

- 1st February: Applications open.

- 31st March: Closing date for applications.

- Mid-April: Applicants notified of Board’s decision.

- 1st May - 31st December: Project duration. (Can be extended in exceptional circumstances.)

 We accept one proposal per group per year. Grants of between $500 and $2000 may be requested.

 Here are some groups and projects that have we have supported: 

Compassionate Friends, Mandurah | Weekend retreats

Ed Connect, Mandurah | Youth workshops at schools

Fairbridge, Pinjarra | Resources for young people

Mandurah Croquet Club | Fridge & croquet equipment

Mandurah Environment & Heritage Group | Dudley Dolphin

Parkrun, Dawesville | Defibrillator

Passages, Mandurah | Resources for the homeless

Pat Thomas House, Mandurah | Playground, toys and training

Peel Aquatic Club | Swimming equipment

Peel Community Kitchen | Kitchen appliances

Peel Preservation Group | Leaflets and event resources

Peel Thunderbirds Football Club | Players’ shirts

Riding for the Disabled, Mandurah | Pony, boots and helmets

WA Mums Cottage, Mandurah | Security system

Zonta, Mandurah | Birthing kits

Wishing Well Chair: Martin Robinson

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