Grants Database

  • Program Area: Fair - Community Wellbeing
  • Amount: $1,500,000
  • Project State: National
  • Year Granted: 2021
  • Grantee: Social Traders Ltd

Scale social enterprise procurement across Australia

To scale and embed social enterprise procurement with private and public sector organisations and grow their procurement spending to certified social enterprises so to create 12,000 jobs for vulnerable Australians.

  • Program Area: Sustainable - Environment
  • Amount: $1,276,000
  • Project State: National
  • Year Granted: 2021
  • Grantee: University of Melbourne: Science

A critical pathway for Australia

A joint project from The University of Melbourne and Bush Heritage Australia, this important initiative will work collaboratively, recognising First Australian knowledge, to design and deliver a Conservation Knowledge System. This will provide a suite of practical tools and resources to unify and coordinate a national approach to conservation data collection and analysis in order to guide conservation policies and actions and strengthen environmental protection.

  • Program Area: Sustainable - Environment
  • Amount: $750,000
  • Project State: NSW
  • Year Granted: 2021
  • Grantee: Murray Darling Wetlands Working Group Ltd

Murray-Baaka (Darling)-Murrumbidgee River and Wetland Connections.

This capacity building project will allow the Murray Darling Wetlands Working Group to grow their Environmental Water Delivery program in the far-west of NSW and Victoria through working with private landholders and key stakeholders to expand the network of wetlands that reconnect with the Murray and Baaka Rivers through environmental flows and on-ground works. They will employ an Environmental Water Manager in the Far-West region and engage communication specialists to assist with community, stakeholder and investor engagement.

  • Program Area: Sustainable - Environment
  • Amount: $600,000
  • Project State: VIC
  • Year Granted: 2021
  • Grantee: RMIT: College of Design and Social Context

Biodiversity Sensitive Urban Design: from theory to practice

Biodiversity Sensitive Urban Design (BSUD) is a process-based protocol designed to assist urban planner, designers and developers to create urban environments that generate net benefits for native biodiversity, through careful urban designs that provide habitat and resources, mitigate threats, and enhance connectivity. Researchers at RMIT’s Interdisciplinary Conservation Research Group (ICON), led by Professor Sarah Bekessy, will work collaboratively with industry partners Lend Lease, Yarra Valley Water and GHD Design Services to implement BSUD in demonstration sites and then rigorously evaluate the model to measure the real-world ecological, social and economic outcomes.

  • Program Area: Major Grants
  • Amount: $500,000
  • Project State: VIC
  • Year Granted: 2021
  • Grantee: Murdoch Childrens Research Institute

Building capacity of primary schools to address children

The Foundation has awarded a further $500,000 to enable a second year of the Mental Health in Primary Schools (MHiPS) Pilot and the evaluation of the implementation and impact of the expanded MHiPS program.

  • Program Area: Major Grants
  • Amount: $400,000
  • Project State: ACT
  • Year Granted: 2021
  • Grantee: Director of National Parks

The Ian Potter National Conservatory

A further $400,000 has been granted to The Ian Potter National Conservatory project to assist the Australian National Botanic Garden to cover increased materials and safe work environment costs that have arisen as a result of COVID-19.

  • Program Area: Fair - Community Wellbeing
  • Amount: $300,000
  • Project State: ACT
  • Year Granted: 2021
  • Grantee: Jigsaw Group (Aus) Limited

Creating 1000 traineeships and 600 award-wage jobs to prepare people with disability for mainstream employment

To support the national expansion of Jigsaw who employs individuals with disabilities in its data management social enterprise. Jigsaw will add four hubs (Adelaide, Canberra, Melbourne and Perth) bringing the total to six (Sydney and Brisbane hubs are operational) and create 1,000 traineeships and 600 award-wage jobs for people with disability by end 2023.

  • Program Area: Sustainable - Environment
  • Amount: $204,000
  • Project State: VIC
  • Year Granted: 2021
  • Grantee: The trustee for The Conservation Ecology Trust

Managing for Biodiversity and Bushfire Risk in Increasingly Flammable Country

This grant will allow Conservation Ecology Centre to take up an invitation from DELWP's fire management agency to partner on research into prescribed burning and its impact on conservation. It is critical in fire management to find a balance between reducing fuel hazard and preserving and enhancing habitats for biodiversity. The grant will also assist the organisation to recover from a reduction in earned income from tourism to due Covid-19.

  • Program Area: Fair - Community Wellbeing
  • Amount: $200,000
  • Project State: QLD
  • Year Granted: 2021
  • Grantee: WorkRestart Social Enterprises Ltd

Second Chance Partners Project

To implement the Second Chance Partners Project which helps individuals to secure meaningful employment upon release from custody and break the cycle of reoffending.

  • Program Area: Fair - Community Wellbeing
  • Amount: $75,000
  • Project State: National
  • Year Granted: 2021
  • Grantee: Philanthropy Australia Ltd

Jobs and Skills Funders Network (Philanthropy Australia Chapter Group)

To resource the Jobs and Skills Funder Network, a special interest space for funding organisations to collaborate, partner and share information around programs that support vulnerable Australians into employment.

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