Feeling useful is a fundamental pre-requisite to feeling happy. Creating opportunities for active participation within their communities will enrich many. Our Robert Rose Foundation founding Sponsorship of the AFL Victorian wheelchair competition since 2018 is a great example. We aim to provide further opportunities in other sporting and educational programs.
The Robert Rose Foundation has always been a strong supporter of physical support within the SCI community. Applications for this Funding support requires the advice and assistance of a professional medical practitioner, physiotherapist, or occupational therapist etc.
Mental Health Support
Spinal injured are five times more likely to commit suicide with incidence of depression or trauma being a major problem. This is an area desperately in need of funds. We wish to continue to support the counselling program provided with Independence Australia to this community and provide additional assistance to existing “buddie”, peer to peer programs.
The Robert Rose Foundation supports those with Spinal Cord Injuries and their families with funding respite opportunities, enabling carers and the persons cared for, an opportunity to take a short-term break.
How to Apply for a Grant:
Please download the Guidelines and Grant Application Form by clicking here, complete with the appropriate medical practitioner and submit accordingly.
The Robert Rose Foundation will not usually provide grants to projects which are more appropriate to the principles/purposes of other funding sources (eg VAEP, TAC), Trusts and Foundations, or to projects which have primary commercial purposes or which the government would normally support.