Our Supporters

At Canning Sea Scouts, we are very lucky and extremely thankful to receive support from the local community in the form of monetary grants or material donations.  We can use these resources to better the group by creating a more successful environment and program.

We would like to thank all of our generous supporters.  Read more in the posts below about the support we have received.

Sep
06

Digital Resilience

Digital Resilience September 2020 Earlier this year we received a digital resilience grant from the City of Canning.  This has allowed us to purchase a laptop, camera, speakers and microphone for use in our main Wilson Hall.  Our leaders will be able to use this to run ‘virtual scouting’ via online platforms like Zoom.  It […]

Aug
03

Dollars for Doers

Dollars for Doers August 2020 Thanks Rio Tinto for recognising and encouraging employees to give back to their communities.  We are the grateful recipients of a $500 Dollars for Doers grant thanks to Group Committee Chair, Helen Fernihough, recognised for the many hours she puts into our scout group, both through her role as Chair […]

Aug
03

St John First Responder System

St John First Responder System July 2020 We’re excited to become part of the St John First Responder System with the installation of a defribillator on the outsider wall of the Scout Water Activity Centre in Como.  Thanks to St John Ambulance and Lotterywest for assistance via the Lotterywest Heart Grant.  Visit St John’s WA […]

May
28

Volunteer Grant

Timely boost for our volunteers May 2020 Thanks to the Australian Government Volunteer Grants we have $5,000 to spend towards helping our volunteers.  We will be using the funds for first aid equipment, kitchen appliances, cleaning equipment, gardening and maintenance tools.  Thanks also to Steve Irons and his staff for their support and assistance in […]

Dec
22

Commonwealth Bank Community Grant

An early Christmas present, thanks Commonwealth Bank December 2019 Christmas came early for our Group this year with a surprise community grant from our local Commonwealth Bank Branch.  Pictured is our Group Leader, Ian Case, receiving a $500 cheque from local Branch Manager, Vanessa Walker.     “A welcome surprise from our local Commonwealth Bank.  Thanks […]

Nov
29

New storage cupboards

Thanks City of Canning for our new storage cupboards November 2019 Thank you to City of Canning for providing ANOTHER grant to us for new steel storage cupboards. These lockable cupboards will improve the security of our storage facilities and stow potentially hazardous items more safely. Thanks City of Canning!   “These cupboards will allow […]

Aug
13

Thanks Bunnings Cannington

Thanks Bunnings Cannington August 2019 Thank you Bunnings Cannington for your donation of equipment to help fix our leaky sea container. The donation included fixing, hardwire, timber and steel purlins.   “This donation will lead to more storage at our Canning Hall for our sailing and camping equipment”  

Jul
13

Fleet Upgrade

Fleet Upgrade (new trailer) July 2019 We’re excited to show off our latest sailing fleet upgrade, thanks to the City of Canning’s grants program.  Also a big thanks to our Scout Leader, Bagzie, who has been busy overseeing the build at Papas Trailers and personally fabricating and fitting the extra side rests.   “Our new […]