GRANT RECIPIENTS IN 2012/2013

During this financial year, the Board of Gandel Philanthropy implemented the review and approval process based on the new granting strategy of the organisation, adopted in September 2012. In the 2012-2013 financial year, the total number of grants and donations approved and paid was 100.

Below is a listing of all grant recipients in 2012/13, grouped based on grant level and Area of Interest.

communityassist grants

Arts and Culture

AUSTRALIA COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS

New Australian Pavilion in the Biennale Gardens in Venice

CASTLEMAINE STATE FESTIVAL

Regional Children’s Access Program

HAMILTON ART GALLERY

Grant towards the acquisition of an art piece for the exhibition

JEWISH HOLOCAUST CENTRE INC.

General donation

NATIONAL GALLERY OF AUSTRALIA

Donation in support of acquisition of artwork

NATIONAL GALLERY OF VICTORIA

General donation

RAWCUS THEATRE COMPANY INC.

Staging of the “SINGULAR” performance

THE ARTS CENTRE

General annual grant

THE SUBSTATION

The Substation Education and Public Programs pilot project

 

Education

ABORIGINAL LITERACY FOUNDATION AUSTRALIA INC.

Phonics for Literacy project

ARDOCH YOUTH FOUNDATION

Giving the Best Start: Expanding Ardoch’s Early Childhood Oral Language Program

(Year 2 of a 3 year grant)

AUTISM SPECTRUM AUSTRALIA (ASPECT)

Early intervention services in the north-west suburbs of Melbourne

COUNCIL FOR JEWISH EDUCATION IN SCHOOLS

  • General annual donation
  • General grant
DISABILITY SPORT AND RECREATION LTD.

SportsWorks Program at Ballarat Special School

GOOD BEGINNINGS AUSTRALIA

The Wellbeing of Children Report – East Gippsland

JEWISH AID AUSTRALIA

Stand Up ABC (And Be Counted) Program

LEIBLER YAVNEH COLLEGE

General donation

LIFE EDUCATION VICTORIA

Western suburbs new Mobile Learning Centre

THE ONEMDA ASSOCIATION

Educational library for intellectually disabled students

THE SONG ROOM INC.

Tuned in For Life – Arts and Harmony for multicultural kids in Dandenong

THE UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE

Donation in support of the Dean’s Fund within the Faculty of Business and Economics

 

Health and Medical Research

ALZHEIMER’S AUSTRALIA VICTORIA

Living with Memory Loss Retreats

AUSTIN HEALTH

The Melbourne Tay Sachs Disease Screening Program

(Year 2 of a 3 year grant)

AUSTRALIAN CROHN’S AND COLITIS ASSOCIATION

Research support towards the Post-Operative Crohn’s Endoscopic Recurrence (POCER) Study

(Year 2 of a 3 year grant)

BLUEARTH FOUNDATION

Bluearth Approach into Centralian Middle School, Alice Springs

DAY OF DIFFERENCE FOUNDATION

Family Support PhD Research and Pilot Program

EMMY MONASH AGED CARE

General donation

JEWISH CARE (VICTORIA) INC.

General grant towards the Annual Appeal

PRAHRAN MISSION

Voices Vic. – Peer-delivered Training Packages

SNOWDOME FOUNDATION

General donation

ST KILDA YOUTH SERVICE

SKYS Healthy Minds Program

VICTORIA UNIVERSITY

Active ageing in the western suburbs – a novel dynamic exercise initiative for older people to improve health and wellbeing

 

Community Development

AUSTRALIAN JEWISH FUNDERS

Membership donation

BAIRNSDALE NEIGHBOURHOOD HOUSE INC.

Bairnsdale Neighbourhood House Computer Refurbishment Program

CARINYA SOCIETY

Purchase and Installation of Carelink + Database

COMMUNITY SECURITY GROUP

Community Engagement Program

(Year 1 of a 2 year grant)

DOWN SYNDROME ASSOCIATION OF VICTORIA INC.

New Communication System – Providing Effective Information Services for People with Down Syndrome

ECHO YOUTH AND FAMILY SERVICES

Breakout Youth Outreach Program

FOOTSCRAY COMMUNITY ARTS CENTRE

Branding and Website Redevelopment Process, Capacity and Inclusion

HEALESVILLE INDIGENOUS COMMUNITY SERVICES ASSOCIATION INC.

Community Development and Capacity Building

KALPARRIN EARLY CHILDHOOD INTERVENTION PROGRAM

Kalparrin Toy Library Project

NGAANYATJARRA PITJANTJATJARRA YANKUNYTJATJARRA WOMEN’S COUNCIL

Tjanpi Desert Weavers

SELF HELP ADDICTION RESOURCE CENTRE

Using Technology to Help More People Recover from Alcohol and Drug Harm

STAY RESIDENTIAL SERVICES ASSOCIATION INC.

Enhancing the Capacity for Communication, Program for People with a Disability

VERY SPECIAL KIDS

Very Special Kids Volunteer Training Program

WESTERN CHANCES

Connecting with Young People in Melbourne’s West

WESTSIDE CIRCUS

Facilities Improvement

Social Cohesion and Inclusion

EDAR

Empowering Quality Artists with Quality Materials

KIDS’ OWN PUBLISHING

In My Kingdom Program with Sudanese Families in Gippsland

KIDS THRIVE INC.

KIND – Songs and Stories to Build Cultural Empathy

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF JEWISH WOMEN (VIC)

Empowering Single Women and Effective Relationships Programs

NEW STARTS BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION

New Stars Younger Group Program

TASTY PLATE

Stage 2, Development of Tasty Plate Social Enterprise

THE SHEPHERD CENTRE

Reaching Out to Families – Social Inclusion of Children Who Are Deaf or Hearing Impaired in Rural and Remote Communities

 

Poverty and Disadvantage

ABLE AUSTRALIA SERVICES

iLearn Share Extension Program

ASYLUM SEEKER CENTRE OF NEW SOUTH WALES

Employment Assistance Program

AUSTRALIAN RED CROSS

General donation

BARWON YOUTH

Big Brothers Big Sisters Geelong – Increasing Capacity for Greater Impact

GATEWAY SOCIAL SUPPORT OPTIONS INC.

Expansion of Gateway’s Food Delivery Program

(Year 2 of a 2 year grant)

INNER EAST COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICE

Boroondara Social Café Meals Program

INTERNATIONAL SOCIAL SERVICE (ISS) – AUSTRALIAN BRANCH

ISS Australia – Sustainability Project

(Year 2 of a 3 year grant)

KIDS UNDER COVER

Kids Under Cover Studio Program

LADDER PROJECT FOUNDATION

Ladder un(Ltd) Development Program – Pilot

LIFE GATE INCORPORATED

YOUTH RESCUE: Creating Pathways for Restoration and Fulfilment

ON THE LINE AUSTRALIA INC.

Youth Connection: Video Counselling for Youth

POLYGLOT PUPPET THEATRE LTD.

Tangle MOBILE: An Interactive Play Space for Vulnerable and Disadvantaged Children in Goulburn Valley

SHINE FOR KIDS COOPERATIVE LTD.

Prison Invisits Program at Dame Phyllis Frost Centre for Children with Incarcerated Mothers

TWENTIETH MAN FUND INC.

Back to School Project

WINDARRING

Kitchen Makeover – “Our Kitchen Rules”

Environment

JNF ENVIRONMENT GIFT FUND

General donation

 

Emergency Response and Recovery

AFRICAN AUSTRALIAN NETWORK

Community Development – Food Program

AUSTRALIAN RED CROSS

Donation – Australian Red Cross Queensland Flood Appeal

JEWISH HOUSE CRISIS CENTRE

Rapid Re-housing and Homebase Pilot Program

MANLY WOMEN’S SHELTER

General donation

secondbite

Victorian Food Program Expansion

UNITED ISRAEL APPEAL REFUGEE RELIEF FUND LTD.

General donation

 

communitybuild and Strengthening Communities grants

 

Arts and Culture

AUSTRALIA COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS

New Australian Pavilion in the Biennale Gardens in Venice

JEWISH HOLOCAUST CENTRE INC.

“Anne Frank: A History for Today” Travelling Exhibition

Education

AUSTRALIAN COUNCIL FOR EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH LTD.

Supporting the Mathematics Learning of children with Down Syndrome in Inclusive Settings-

COUNCIL FOR JEWISH EDUCATION IN SCHOOLS

Expansion of UJEB Programs – The Bentleigh Learning Centre

(Year 1 of a 3 year grant)

HANDS ON LEARNING AUSTRALIA

Expanding the Hands on Learning Program in northern and western regions of Melbourne

(Year 1 of a 3 year grant)

 

Health and Medical Research

CABRINI HEALTH

Capital Works Grant

(Year 2 of a 5 year grant)

CHEVRA HATZOLAH MELBOURNE

“Start The Heart” Program for the Provision of Public Access Defibrillators

(Year 1 of a 2 year grant)

ILHAN FOOD ALLERGY FOUNDATION

Partnership with Ilhan Food Allergy Foundation – Supporting Research for Effective Immunological Therapy for People with Nut Allergies

(Year 2 of a 2 year grant)

MURDOCH CHILDREN’S RESEARCH INSTITUTE, CENTRE FOR COMMUNITY CHILD HEALTH

The First Eight – an integrated national professional development and parent information program designed to support optimal early childhood health, development and wellbeing

PROSTATE CANCER FOUNDATION OF AUSTRALIA

Revising the Localised Prostate Cancer Resource Kit

ROYAL DISTRICT NURSING SERVICE (RDNS)

Extension of the RDNS Homeless Persons Program to Frankston

(Year 1 of a 3 year grant)

THE ROYAL VICTORIAN EYE AND EAR HOSPITAL

Purchase of the Epley Omniax System for the Diagnosis and Management of Disorders of Balance

YOORALLA SOCIETY OF VICTORIA

Disability Technology Expos in Regional Victoria

 

Youth at Risk

AUSTRALIAN CHILDHOOD FOUNDATION

Tuning Into Change – A Listening Program Designed to Re-activate Children’s Neural Circuits to Support their Recovery from Violence-related Trauma

(Year 1 of a 3 year grant)

EVOLVE

Young Men’s Program

(Year 1 of a 2 year grant)

LIGHTHOUSE FOUNDATION

Ending Youth Homelessness – The Lighthouse Institute

MISSION AUSTRALIA

Homemade Pilot Program

(Year 1 of a 3 year grant)

WINDERMERE CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES INC.

Kids on Track: Supporting At-risk Youth in the Growth Corridor

 

Jewish Identity and Leadership

B’NAI B’RITH ANTI-DEFAMATION COMMISSION INC.

The 2013 ADC Gandel Oration

UNITED ISRAEL APPEAL REFUGEE RELIEF FUND LTD.

General grant for the Refugee Relief Fund

 

Indigenous Programs

GANBINA

Jobs 4U2 – Education, Training and Employment Program

(Year 1 of a 2 year grant)

ONE DISEASE AT A TIME

Expansion of the East Arnhem Scabies Control Program

(Year 1 of a 2 year grant)

THE UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE

The Indigenous Eye Health Program

 

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