We are very proud to share that The Barlow Foundation in 2015, in its first year of operation, granted a life changing $300 000 to local and overseas programs.
Those grants were awarded in the following three categories to the following recipients:
1. Support grants - under $10 000
- Aboriginal Literacy Foundation (Aus) - Helping Indigenous girls between 8 and 18 to reach their academic and personal goals
- Plan International Australia (New Guinea) - Running classes for women to learn about their human rights and find their personal strength.
- Yalari Limited Indigenous Educational Scholarship Program (Aus) - Giving remote Indigenous students an opportunity to access a formal quality education.
2. Strengthening grants - $10 001 - $50 000
- Oxfam Australia (Nepal) - Support in the aftermath of the Nepal Earthquake Emergency
- Opportunity International Australia (India) - Providing income-generation opportunities to mothers in the slums of Delhi.
- Western Chances (Aus) - Providing scholarships and study assistance for gifted students in the Western suburbs of Melbourne.
- Hagar Australia (Cambodia) - Providing finances for flood repairs and for a food program in a primary school in Cambodia for children who have been rescued from slavery.
3. Lift Off Grants - over $50 000
Hagar Australia (Cambodia) - An economic empowerment program, teaching previously enslaved women life skills and helping them to find employment.