b'GRANTSSTREATOZCHILD STREATChance to Shine Scholarships Thyme OutProvide educational scholarships to vulnerable andA STREAT caf at the Parkville Youth Justice Precinct has disadvantaged young people who are currently supportedbeen established. The program provides intensive hospitality by OzChild to ensure they have the necessary resources andand horticulture training and employment to enable young opportunities to reach their full potential. people who are exiting the juvenile justice system to build their lives. PHUNKTIONALThe River Spirit Film Project VERY SPECIAL KIDSWith the support of Elders and the wider community,Bereaved Sibling Therapeutic Group and Sibling DaysPhunktional has created a place-based project in RobinvaleBereaved Sibling Therapeutic Group sessions create a safe since 2009. Young people are supported to express theirspace for siblings to acknowledge, explore and express ideas and create short films. Phunktionals work in Robinvaletheir grief and bereavement experience, which is critical to focuses on improving wellbeing and connecting young peoplenormalising the emotions and experiences of participants.with elders, their culture, and the broader community.Sibling Days connect young people to their peers with similar lived experiences, encouraging creative expression of emotions and helping foster self-esteem and confidence. POLYGLOTRumba Mall WESTERN CHANCESCollaborate with Rumbalara Football Netball Club inScholarships Shepparton to empower Indigenous young people throughProviding new and renewal scholarships to support the an art-meets-sport public installation project. This helps toeducation of about 18 talented young people from culturally address some of the complex risks young people face suchdiverse backgrounds who are experiencing financial as cultural disconnection and exclusion from the broaderdisadvantage and other barriers to education. town community.NEWSBOYS FOUNDATION ANNUAL REPORT 202215'