The Damon Courtenay Memorial Endowment Fund (DCMEF) was established by Haemophilia Foundation Australia in 1994. The Fund was established with financial support from the late Bryce Courtenay and the late Benita Courtenay in memory of their son, Damon.
The Fund provides 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, however preference may be given to the needs of individuals with high needs
WHAT CAN THE GRANTS BE USED FOR?
Applications will be considered for projects, 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
The relevant application form most be used. Application form and guidelines for the Fund are available:
An amount of $20,000 is available. Application will be considered on merit by a judging panel. There is no limit on the amount that you may apply for, however smaller cost activities that are likely to be successful or completed will be favoured.
Apply by the due date of Sunday 16 February 2020
Date last reviewed: 19 December 2019