Sporting Dreams was started by triple Paralympian Marayke Jonkers to help Queensland athletes with physical disabilities achieve their sporting dreams. We provide funding grants to help purchase equipment like race wheelchairs or hand cycles, even prosthetic limbs for running or cycling. We also help with training and competition costs. Since starting in 2008 we have given over 130 grants to athletes.



You can help change a life through sport today when you donate to Sporting Dreams


Achieve your own sporting dream as a fundraising challenge for us: Ever wanted to do a fun run, your first triathlon or marathon? Why not raise funds for Sporting Dreams while you do it. We can help you create your own online fundraising page where you share your dream challenge with friends and family and ask them to donate. We will also cheer you on and support you. Contact Marayke to find out more.


Do you want to promote your company and help athletes in the process? Sponsor a sporting Dreams grant and you will have a grant named after your organisation at the annual Sporting Dreams Awards Ceremony. You will also receive recognition on the Sporting Dreams Website and in our newsletter.

Meet Our Athletes

  • Lucy Larsen- Athle

    Lucy is a 15-year-old champion sprinter from Caloundra. Lucy, who was born without a radius bone in one of her arms, took out the under-15’s 100m and 200m for athletes
  • Tracey Jackson- Sh

    Tracey, 46, aims to compete in the Paralympics in 2016 and to achieve this she will be attending all the Australian Cups in 2014 and aiming to improve her last
  • George Kambouris-

    George is currently ranked second in Australia and 8th in the world. The former power-lifter aims to represent Australia.
  • Glenn Niciejewski

    With a massive 2015 and 2016 of golfing achievements, Glen has shown a whole new side to golf that some of us could never imagine being possible. Always being an avid golfer



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