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2018 Grants Applications now closed. Successful applicants will be notified during October. Details of the successful grants will be shared shortly on our website.
The Grants Program Program is the means by which we distribute funds raised to help our community purchase or improve vital equipment and facilities.
Hastings Cancer Trust has seen the generosity of the community translated into much needed funding for a range of projects which have supported cancer patients and clinicians within our local area.
The money raised through fundraising efforts and generous donations is administered by trustees. The grants are awarded based on the value of the project to the community.
The Hastings Cancer Trust invites anyone involved in the management or cancer, or indeed, community organisations that support cancer patients, cancer survivors and their carers in the Hastings, Camden Haven and Macleay areas to apply for a Grant.
The 2018 Grant application process will open again in August 2019.
The Hastings Cancer Trust Grants Program has given back over $1,000,000 to projects in our local community, enabling local organisations to:
Purchase state-of-the-art equipment for cancer treatment
Run world-class clinical trials, and offer specialists training for nurses, radiation therapists and other healthcare staff Provide accommodation for patients and families during treatment Improve the quality of local palliative care
Develop educational resources, workshops and support programs for local cancer patients, their families and carers.
In 2017 Hastings Cancer Trust Grants were awarded to the following successful applicants:
Port Macquarie-Hastings Breast Cancer Support Group
Received a grant to fund the cost of hiring a room for their support group meetings
Wauchope District Memorial Hospital - Palliative Care Unit
Received a grant for 2 staff members to attend Palliative Care training in NSW
Port Macquarie Base Hospital Anaesthetics Department
Received a grant for a transcutaneous CO2 monitor for lung cancer patients.
Mid North Coast Cancer Institute - Clinical Trial Unit
Received a grant contribution towards the purchase of an ECG machine.
Kempsey District Hospital - Palliative Care Unit
Received a grant for pressure injury prevention items
Macleay Valley Home Hospice - Palliative Care
Received a grant for the purchase of lightweight wheelchairs
Hastings Home Hospice
Received a grant for the purchase of syringe drivers for pain relief.
Fundraising Friends of the HCT
Received a grant for the purchase of fundraising tools
Mid North Coast Cancer Institute
Received a grant for prescribed oncology exercise programs to 60 patients.
Miid North Coast Local Health District
Received a grant towards patient personal items bags and other palliative care items.
Port Macquarie Base Hospital - Emergency Department
Received a grant towards equipment setting up EMU1 for cancer patients.
Rotary Lodge Port Macquarie
Received a grant towards new sofas for the 12 room extension
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