GRANT RECIPIENTS IN 2013/2014

In the period under review, Gandel Philanthropy continued with its direction of growing and expanding the granting and providing additional support to community organisations. During the 2013-2014 financial year, the Board of Trustees of Gandel Philanthropy approved and paid a total of 128 grants and donations to 120 separate organisations. This included a new pilot program, Gandel Family Grants, which enabled the third generation family members to nominate causes and organisations they wished to see supported.

Below is the list of all grant recipients in 2013/14, grouped based on the level of grant and the Area of Interest, in alphabetical order.

communityassist grants (now named Community Grants)

Arts and Culture

ARTS ACCESS VICTORIA

My Place Project

AUSTRALIAN CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

ACO Synagogue Series 2014

ARTS PROJECT AUSTRALIA

Arts Project’s Participation at the 2014 Melbourne Art Fair

BACK TO BACK THEATRE

Back to Back Theatre Community Programs

BEYOND EMPATHY

The Maven Project – an Aboriginal Creative Development Hub

COUNCIL OF TRUSTEES OF THE NATIONAL GALLERY OF VICTORIA

The Art Acquisition Fund

HAMILTON ART GALLERY

The Gallery’s Japanese Collection

JEWISH HOLOCAUST CENTRE

The 30th Anniversary of the Centre

LAMM JEWISH LIBRARY OF AUSTRALIA

Melbourne Jewish Writers Festival 2014

POLYGLOT PUPPET THEATRE

Voice Lab Program (matched-funding grant)

ST MARTINS YOUTH ARTS CENTRE

Cultural Diversity Scholarships

THE  ARTS CENTRE

–  Melbourne Arts Walk

–  General annual grant

THE FLINDERS ART SHOW

The 47th Flinders Art Show

THEATRE WORKS

Theatre Works Community Connect Program

 

Education

ANNE FRANK EXHIBITION AUSTRALIA

“Anne Frank: A History for Today” Travelling Exhibition

ARDOCH YOUTH FOUNDATION

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

(Year 3 of a 3 year grant)     

BELL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY

Storytelling and Shakespeare Urban Residency – Lynall Hall Community School

COUNCIL FOR JEWISH EDUCATION IN SCHOOLS

General annual donation

ILBIJERRI THEATRE COMPANY

Indigenous Culture Education Program

JEWISH MUSEUM OF AUSTRALIA – GANDEL CENTRE OF JUDAICA

Collaborative Jewish Experience for Disadvantaged Schools – Pilot Program

MOUNT SCOPUS MEMORIAL COLLEGE

General donation

NGROO EDUCATION

Roll-out of the Pre School Program to Port Macquarie, Blacktown and Penrith (a Gandel Family Grant)

RISE (REFUGEE SURVIVORS AND EX-DETAINEES)

The RISE ESL Program

SHARING STORIES FOUNDATION

“Bunjil the Eagle” iBook Program with the Jaara Community

SHOLEM ALEICHEM COLLEGE

Growing Together – a Collaborative Project to Refurbish Educational Facilities

STAND UP: JEWISH COMMITMENT TO A BETTER WORLD

“Camp Connections” Camps, a Retreat and Scholarships (a Gandel Family Grant)

THE UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE

The Archive of Professor Germaine Greer

(Year 1 of a 2 year grant)

 

Health and Medical Research

ALFRED HEALTH

Tony Charlton Chair in Oncology at The Alfred

AUSTIN HEALTH

The Melbourne Tay Sachs Disease Screening Program

(Year 3 of a 3 year grant)

AUSTRALIAN CROHN’S AND COLITIS ASSOCIATION

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

(Year 3 of a 3 year grant)

CAMP QUALITY VICTORIA

Connect Care in Victoria

EMMY MONASH AGED CARE

–  General donation

–  General donation

EPILEPSY ACTION AUSTRALIA

Introducing “Action Adventure” to Young Victorians with Epilepsy

FAMILY LIFE

Southern Peninsula Festival for Healthy Living

HEAR AND SAY – CENTRE FOR DEAF CHILDREN

The LENA (Language ENvironment Analysis System) Project

INDEPENDENCE AUSTRALIA

Strengthening Families Across Victoria

JEWISH CARE (VICTORIA)

–  General donation

–  General grant towards the Annual Appeal

SAMARINDA AGED SERVICES

Hands in Care Program – Tackling Alzheimer’s and Dementia

TARALYE

General donation in support of the Loud Shirt Day

THE HUMOUR FOUNDATION (CLOWN DOCTORS)

The Clown Doctors Program at The Monash Medical Centre

THE LEUKAEMIA FOUNDATION OF AUSTRALIA

General donation in support of the World’s Greatest Shave

 

Community Development

AUSIMED 

Organisational Development – Establishment Costs

AUSTRALIAN JEWISH FUNDERS

Membership

CITY LIFE

Renovations to the Kitchen, the Café and Shower Facilities

COMMUNITY SECURITY GROUP

Community Engagement Program

(Year 2 of a 2 year grant)

COUNTRY FIRE AUTHORITY

Shoreham’s New Fire Station

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE RESOURCE CENTRE VICTORIA

A New Era: Systems Integration and Upgrade for Streamlined Operations

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY AUSTRALIA (VICTORIA)

Fit-out of New Offices and ReStore Premises at Kilsyth

JNF ENVIRONMENT GIFT FUND

General donation

MACCABI VICTORIA SPORTS FOUNDATION

Club Development Fund

PHILANTHROPY AUSTRALIA 

Membership

RED DUST ROLE MODELS

Healthy Living Program Curriculum – Update

SOCIAL VENTURES AUSTRALIA – SCHOOL FOR SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS

Social Change 101 (SC101) Bendigo

THE SHALOM INSTITUTE

Development of the New AUJS Website

UNITED ISRAEL APPEAL REFUGEE RELIEF FUND

General donation

URBAN SEED

Urban Friends & Partners – Development of a Regular Giving Program

 

Social Cohesion and Inclusion

AUSTRALIAN CENTRE FOR GRIEF AND BEREAVEMENT

Jewish Bereaved Parents “Keep Fit” Project

AUSTRALIAN OUTWARD BOUND DEVELOPMENT FUND

Unaccompanied Minors Refugee Program

FITTED FOR WORK

Pilot Transition to Work Program for Migrant and Refugee Women

GUIDE DOGS VICTORIA

Mobility equipment for Blind and Vision-Impaired Victorians – Children’s Mobility Program

LIFELINE AUSTRALIA

Encouraging Use of Online Crisis Support Chat in Rural Communities (Rural Outreach and Help   Seeker Awareness Trial)

MAWARRA CENTRE

Country Kitchen Program

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF JEWISH WOMEN (VIC)

Empowering Single Women and Effective Relationships Programs (challenge grant)

OPERATION STITCHES

One Eighty Youth Program – Digital Inclusion of Socially Disadvantaged Young People

OUTLOOK (VIC)

Outlook Community Centre Hub: Community Integration

THE SHEPHERD CENTRE 

Overcoming geographic Barriers and Reaching Out to Support Deaf Children in Rural and Remote Locations

THE SOCIAL STUDIO

Social Change Through Design

THE TRUSTEES FOR THE JCCV CULTURAL COMMUNITY FUND

Supporting JCCV’s Community Activities

VICTORIAN COOPERATIVE ON CHILDREN’S SERVICES FOR ETHNIC GROUPS (VICSEG)

Keeping Youth Connected – Melton Sudanese Student Engagement and Scholarship Program

WOMEN’S INFORMATION SUPPORT AND HOUSING IN THE NORTH

WISHIN Wellbeing Program

 

Poverty and Disadvantage

ACCESS

Baking Social Enterprise

ASYLUM SEEKER CENTRE OF NEW SOUTH WALES

Employment Assistance Program

BANYULE HOUSING SUPPORT GROUP

Help for Families

CATHERINE HOUSE

Bridge to a New Future 

COMMUNICATION RIGHTS AUSTRALIA

Specialist Education Advocate and Outreach Worker

DINGLEY VILLAGE COMMUNITY ADVICE BUREAU

It’s not Asking Too Much – Material Aid Program

GEELONG FOOD RELIEF CENTRE

Purchase of a Truck for the Food Rescue Program

INTERNATIONAL SOCIAL SERVICE (ISS) – AUSTRALIAN BRANCH

ISS Australia – Sustainability Project

(Year 3 of a 3 year grant)

MAKE A WISH FOUNDATION OF AUSTRALIA

General donation

MELBOURNE JEWISH CHARITY FUND

Community Relief and Social Inclusion Van

SOMEBODY’S DAUGHTER THEATRE COMPANY

The Vulnerable Child: High Water Theatre Media Program

ST KILDA GATEHOUSE

St Kilda Gatehouse Emergency Support

ST VINCENT DE PAUL SOCIETY VICTORIA

General donation in support of the CEO Sleepout

STREET SWAGS

Street Swags for Homeless and At-risk People (a Gandel Family Grant)

THE CAREVAN FOUNDATION

Carevan Wodonga

THE REACH FOUNDATION

Casey Fused – Expansion of the Reach Model to Casey

THE SALVATION ARMY

Urban Justice Centre Program

TRAVELLERS AID AUSTRALIA

Medical Companion Service

VERY SPECIAL KIDS

General donation

VISIONARY IMAGES

X Site Creative Pilot Program

WAYSIDE CHAPEL FOUNDATION

Homeware Care Packages and Commercial Dryers Supporting Homeless (a Gandel Family Grant)

WINGS OF CARE (KANFEI CHESED)

Eco-Therapy Project

WOMBAT HOUSING AND SUPPORT SERVICES

Wombat Transport Support

WOMEN WITH DISABILITIES VICTORIA

Voices Against Violence Research Project

 

Communitybuild and Strengthening Communities grants (now named Major and Flagship grants)

Arts & Culture

FOOTSCRAY COMMUNITY ARTS CENTRE

Support for The Arts West Alliance Project (a Partnership Grant)

MELBOURNE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

MSO European Tour 2014

 

Education

ASYLUM SEEKER RESOURCE CENTRE

WISE (Worldly, Independent, Sufficient, Empowered) Women Project

(Year 1 of a 3 year grant)

BERRY STREET VICTORIA

Berry Street Hume Pathways Project

BROTHERHOOD OF ST LAURENCE

Linked Into Learning Project

(Year 1 of a 3 year grant)

COUNCIL FOR JEWISH EDUCATION IN SCHOOLS

Expansion of UJEB Programs – The Bentleigh Learning Centre

(Year 2 of a 3 year grant)

HANDS ON LEARNING AUSTRALIA

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

(Year 2 of a 3 year grant)

JEWISH HOLOCAUST CENTRE

Children’s Education Program for the Middle Years of Learning

SHRINE OF REMEMBRANCE

Auditorium and the Associated Education Program for School Students and the General Public

STAND UP: JEWISH COMMITMENT TO A BETTER WORLD

Stand Up ABC (And Be Counted) Program

(Year 1 of a 3 year grant)

 

Health and Medical Research

CABRINI HEALTH

Capital Works Grant

(Year 3 of a 5 year grant)

CHEVRA HATZOLAH MELBOURNE

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

(Year 2 of a 2 year grant)

EMMY MONASH AGED CARE

Grant for the Capital Appeal

(Year 1 of a 5 year grant)

NATIONAL HEART FOUNDATION OF AUSTRALIA (VICTORIAN DIVISION) 

Promoting Cardiovascular Health to Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Communities

NATIONAL STROKE FOUNDATION

The Health Professional Portal

NEUROSCIENCE RESEARCH AUSTRALIA

A Multifaceted Intervention Using iPad Technology to Prevent Falls, Reduce Fear of Falling and Increase Physical Activity in Older People: a Double-blind, Randomised Controlled Trial (challenge grant)

ROYAL DISTRICT NURSING SERVICE (RDNS)

Extension of the RDNS Homeless Persons Program to Frankston

(Year 2 of a 3 year grant)

SANE AUSTRALIA

A Comprehensive Online Platform for Mental Health

(Year 1 of a 3 year grant)

ST VINCENT’S HOSPITAL MELBOURNE

Development of the Smart Heart Necklace: Revolutionising Ambulatory Cardiac Monitors

YOORALLA SOCIETY OF VICTORIA

Bringing Ageing-in-Place Technologies to Regional Victoria

(Year 1 of a 2 year grant)

 

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 2 of a 3 year grant)

CENTRE FOR MULTICULTURAL YOUTH

Shout Out Program – Enabling Young Migrants and Refugees to Speak Out for Themselves

EVOLVE

Young Men’s Program

(Year 2 of a 2 year grant)

YSAS

UNITE Program

(Year 1 of a 2 year grant)

 

Jewish Identity and Leadership

B’NAI B’RITH ANTI-DEFAMATION COMMISSION

The 2014 Annual ADC Gandel Oration

UNITED ISRAEL APPEAL REFUGEE RELIEF FUND

General annual grant

ZIONIST FEDERATION OF AUSTRALIA

Taglit Birthright Program

 

Indigenous Programs

GANBINA

Jobs 4U2 – Education, Training and Employment Program

(Year 2 of a 2 year grant)

ONE DISEASE AT A TIME

Expansion of the East Arnhem Scabies Control Program

(Year 2 of a 2 year grant)

SNAICC  

Strengthening Transition to School Program – Stage Two

WHITELION  

The Bundji Bundji Tiddass Program Supporting Young At-risk Women

(Year 1 of a 3 year grant)

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