The Damon Courtenay Memorial Endowment Fund (DCMEF) was established by Haemophilia Foundation Australia in 1994. This was made possible by donations from the late Bryce Courtenay and the late Benita Courtenay in memory of their son, Damon.
The Fund was set up to provide grants to individuals or patient support organisations for the care, treatment, education and welfare of people affected by haemophilia or related bleeding disorders.
WHO CAN APPLY?
- Anyone with a bleeding disorder or affected by a bleeding disorder who resides in Australia may apply for a grant
- Patient support organisations in Australia
WHAT CAN THE GRANTS BE USED FOR?
Applications will be considered for a project, services and/or care, or an activity aimed at improving the physical and emotional wellbeing and independence of recipient/s such as:
- Training, education and coaching
- Career development
- Personal development
- Conferences and workshops
- Medical appliances and equipment to help people live more independently
- Workshops and peer support activities.
HOW TO APPLY
Submit an application on the official form (see below) by 20 May 2016
Application forms and guidelines for the Fund are available:
- Download a form below
- Or request a copy by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Or telephone HFA on 1800 807 173.
An amount of $15,000 is available for distribution. Your application will be considered on its merit by a judging panel. There is no limit on the amount that you may apply for, however smaller activities that are likely to be successful or completed with a grant will be favoured.