The Central West will share in $105,000 provided by the Newcastle Permanent Charitable Foundation to four organisations who work in the region.
Veritas House has received $60,000 to build transitional housing for vulnerable young people.
The Miracle Babies Foundation was given $56,000 to build an online portal for parents of premature and sick newborns. They will be able to connect with community support and education services.
Family Planning NSW was given $50,000 to provide training for those delivering sexual education to people with intellectual disability to improve their decision-making and self-protection skills.
Cystic Fibrosis Community Care will also receive $74,000 for the Breathe Better 2 project to provide critical equipment and access to a fitness program for young people with cystic fibrosis.
Foundation chair Phil Neat said the foundation had provided about $19 million in grants since 2003.
He said about $1.6 million had been given to organisations in the Central West.
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