We are very proud to share that The Barlow Foundation in 2017, granted over $1 000 000 to local and overseas programs.
Those grants were awarded in the following 3 categories to the following recipients:
1. Support grants - under $10 000
- Good Foundation (Aus) - Implementation of the Jamie Oliver program to encourage health and wellbeing for Australian school age children.
- Global Coalition for Change (Aus) - Printing booklets about Aboriginal children for Aboriginal children so they can read and learn from their own stories
- Diversitat (Aus) - Offering activities for boys from refugee backgrounds in the Geelong area so they are connected and involved in their local community
- TRY (Aus) - Mentoring program in Werribee for grade 5 girls to engage with their education and be inspired.
2. Strengthening grants - $10 001 - $50 000
- Ardoch (Aus) - Building language and literacy programs in playgroups for disadvantaged communities
- Western Chances (Aus) - Providing scholarships and study assistance for gifted students in the Western suburbs of Melbourne.
- Plan (New Guinea) - Facilitates access to decent work for young men and women out of tech and vocational schools via civic education training
- Reach (Aus) - Pathways to purpose; a personal development program for Melbournes youth.
3. Lift Off Grants - over $50 001
- Hagar Australia (Cambodia) - Legal assistance and an economic empowerment program, helping previously enslaved girls and women to restore their lives and find employment.
- Y-Gap (Bangladesh) - Providing growth grants to local social entrepreneurs doing social good.
- Opportunity International (India) - Edu-finance Program, giving loans to families and schools in India to provide access to better education opportunities.
- Smith Family (Aus) - Provide 150 scholarships per year for disadvantaged girls in yrs 1-10 to help them stay in school.
- Stars Foundation (Aus) - Program in NT schools to excite and engage female indigenous students to stay in school.
- Oxfam (Aus) - Providing financial literacy and micro-enterprise skills for women and LGBTI community in Fiji