SCANLON FOUNDATION SUCCESSFUL TRANSITION OF MIGRANTS PROGRAM 2017
The recipients of the Scanlon Foundation Grants 2017 are:
Albury Wodonga Volunteer Resource Bureau Amount: $55,000.
Project: Year 2 Cultural Exchange
Gateway Health Amount: $25,000
Project: Year 2 Work Ready
Murray Valley Sanctuary Refugee Group Amount: $800
Project: Better Sharing of Settler Information Online
In 2015 Border Trust was delighted to announce a new community investment partnership with the Refuge of Hope who has received a grant from the Scanlon Foundation for this purpose.
The granting partnership with Border Trust aims to deliver meaningful outcomes for the region’s refugees and migrants around the following areas of focus:
• Employment, skills recognition, industry introductions and networks
• Transition support – legal, health, financial, literacy
• Transport – access, improvements and support, alternative options
• Whole of community future-focused projects with an emphasis on youth
• Multiple service co-ordination.
The Scanlon Foundation aspires to see Australia advance as a welcoming, prosperous and cohesive nation particularly related to the transition of migrants into Australian Society.
2015 Recipients for the Scanlon Foundation Grants
Albury Wodonga Volunteer Resource Bureau “Albury Wodonga Cultural Exchange” $40,000.
Gateway Health “Work Ready, Community Connections, Meaningful Employment” $20,000.
Lavington East Public School P&C Association “Community Kitchen Furbishment”$10,000 (part funded by Border Trust).
Riverina Institute TAFE “Leading the Way Towards Construction Qualification” $20,000.
See details of grants awarded at Stories from Grant Recipients