Welcome

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.

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SUPPORTER

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

FUNDRAISING

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.

SPONSOR A GRANT

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

  • Megan Guilfoyle

    Megan was introduced to horse riding at three years of age and appeared to her parents that she had a very natural talent for the sport. Her love for horse riding grew
  • Lachlan Kavanagh-

    Lachlan achieved his lifelong goal to represent Australia this year when he flew to Belfast for the World Cup. The Australian team  are now  ranked 14th in the world.
  • Debra McGarry- Law

    A newcomer to the sport, Debra dreams of competing for QLD or Australia. She took up lawn bowls 8 months ago after breaking her neck in a car accident.She beat
  • James Steggell- Tr

    Track and field athlete James Steggell’s training has been given a boost through being awarded an introductory grant by the Sporting Dreams foundation. James, 14, has a vision impairment caused

 

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