Have a Ball Foundation Incorporated
Also known as “Have a Ball Foundation”, Have a Ball Foundation Incorporated is a small-scale charity established in 2013. Their main activity is registered as school sports primarily serving early childhood - aged under 6 children - aged 6 to under 15 youth - 15 to under 25 adults - aged 25 to under 65 families aboriginal and torres strait islander people financially disadvantaged people people at risk of homelessness/ people experiencing homelessness.
Our purpose is to bring smiles on the faces of kids in remote schools and communities in outback Australia to encourage a healthy, active and fun sporting life as well as raise money to support the health and well being of indigenous children. By distributing over 50,000 sports balls to date, we have: increased the retention of children in remote schools by using the power of sports by providing sporting balls and other sporting equipment which encourages children to attend and learn. This will have many downstream impacts such as: children receiving a better education improving the quality of life through learning about healthy living improving their chance of future employment opportunities improved health and fitness and provided enjoyment to children with sporting equipment where it encourages: offering healthy, fun activities teamwork building friendships providing children with fun activities which removes them from unfulfilling, troublesome activities they may otherwise partake in. improved the health conditions by providing the tools to assist with improved nutrition for communities e.g. seeds for a market garden. This will have a fundamental effect in prevention of chronic diseases if good nutrition is educated early in life and throughout their entire lifespan. Promoting health and wellbeing through healthy eating can substantially reduce the risk of some of the chronic diseases which are affecting many remote areas today. This also gives the ability for communities to be self sufficient with their healthy food supply and also provide them with opportunities to start an enterprise such as selling healthy food to the local resort. We have also distributed blankets to elderly people of the outback this year to keep them warm from the cold desert nights. closed the gap of indigenous and non indigenous people through education and building relationships between schools and communities.
Who They Help
- Youth - 15 to under 25
- People at risk of homelessness/ people experiencing homelessness
- Financially disadvantaged people
- Early childhood - aged under 6
- Children - aged 6 to under 15
- Adults - aged 25 to under 65
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
Total employee expenses: $0 (0% of revenue).
Average full-time equivalent salary: $0.
Revenue vs Expenses
Have a Ball Foundation Incorporated has seen an average annual decline of -3% in revenue versus a -11% p.a. decrease in expenses.
Assets vs Liabilities
Sources of Expense
- Vanessa Duncan
- Committee Member
- Roger De Vos
- Rohan Duncan
- Jennifer De Vos
- Peter Fanning
- Committee Member
- Darren Clancy
- Committee Member
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- Registration Status
- Charity is registered.
- DGR Status
Donations can be claimed as a tax deduction.
- Office Address
48 Red Bluff St
- Operating States
- Entity Type
Other Incorporated Entity
Other incorporated entity includes an entity that has the same characteristics as a company but is not incorporated as a corporation's law company. This category includes: a branch of an overseas company not incorporated in Australia (often the name ends in corporation) incorporated associations which are incorporated under a State Act incorporated charitable institutions Public Benevolent Institution
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