Criterion
MEDIA, JOBS & RESOURCES for the COMMON GOOD
NEWS  |  Finance

$300k Goes to Children’s Charities


Tuesday, 29th April 2014 at 9:43 am
Lina Caneva, Editor
Seven projects supporting children and young people in Victoria have shared in $300,000 worth of grants from the R.M. Ansett Trust.

Tuesday, 29th April 2014
at 9:43 am
Lina Caneva, Editor


0 Comments


FREE SOCIAL
SECTOR NEWS

 Print
$300k Goes to Children’s Charities
Tuesday, 29th April 2014 at 9:43 am

Seven projects supporting children and young people in Victoria have shared in $300,000 worth of grants from the R.M. Ansett Trust.

The grants were awarded to charities including SHINE for Kids, Scope (Vic) and Good Beginnings Australia.

The major grant of $100,000 was awarded to the Salvation Army Eastcare Network to fund a project to support young people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, particularly young adults who are exiting out-of-home care and other statutory programs in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs.

“As trustee of the R.M. Ansett Trust, Equity Trustees received applications for many valuable projects and is very pleased to provide funds for seven projects this year,” Tabitha Lovett, Head of Philanthropy, said.

“We hope that these grants will make a positive difference in the lives of many children and young people

“For example, SHINE for Kids Cooperative will extend its support for children who have parents in prison and Good Beginnings Australia will run an early learning program for disadvantaged children in Doveton in Melbourne’s east so that they have better language and literacy skills when starting school.”

The R.M. Ansett Trust is a charitable trust established by Sir Reginald Ansett, the founder of Ansett Airlines, to assist children to take their place in life.

The Ansett Trust says it particularly sought applications from charitable organisations working with children and youth in the Mornington Peninsula and Frankston areas because of Sir Reginald’s long association with the region.

Other grants went to:

  • Living the Dream Foundation for a youth mentoring program for marginalised youth in Frankston;
  • TaskForce Community Agency for a Trade Try-Outs program for disadvantaged young people to complete skills-based training;
  • Scope (Vic) Limited for its GoKids program that provides specialist advice and therapy for children with cerebral palsy who are unable to walk unassisted;
  • The Advisory Council for Children with Impaired Hearing (Taralye) for speech pathology assessment services to culturally and linguistic diverse (CALD) families in Melbourne’s northern and western suburbs who have a young child with hearing loss.


Lina Caneva  |  Editor  |  @ProBonoNews

Lina Caneva has been a journalist for more than 35 years, and Editor of Pro Bono Australia News since it was founded in 2000.


Got a story to share?

Got a news tip or article idea for Pro Bono News? Or perhaps you would like to write an article and join a growing community of sector leaders sharing their thoughts and analysis with Pro Bono News readers?

Get in touch at news@probonoaustralia.com.au


Write a Reply or Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *



YOU MAY ALSO LIKE

NFPs to Share in $1 Million of Free Tram Advertising

Luke Michael

Wednesday, 29th August 2018 at 4:39 pm

NFP Providers Chosen to Deliver Disability Services Under NDIS

Luke Michael

Tuesday, 28th August 2018 at 5:17 pm

Child Protection Changes to Impact Charities and NFPs

Luke Michael

Tuesday, 17th July 2018 at 4:18 pm

Victorian Opposition Commits to Trial Extending State Care

Luke Michael

Thursday, 14th June 2018 at 5:25 pm

POPULAR

Family Faces ‘Devastating’ Loss of Support for Son with Disability

Luke Michael

Tuesday, 11th September 2018 at 8:37 am

$50 million Up For Grabs to Help NFPs Drive Change

Maggie Coggan

Monday, 17th September 2018 at 4:21 pm

Australia’s Most Innovative NFPs Highlighted

Luke Michael

Thursday, 13th September 2018 at 8:41 am

Philanthropic Leader Calls to Overhaul Economic System

Maggie Coggan

Thursday, 13th September 2018 at 8:52 am

Criterion
pba inverse logo
Subscribe Twitter Facebook

Get the social sector's most essential news coverage. Delivered free to your inbox every Tuesday and Thursday morning.

You have Successfully Subscribed!