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Trust Grants, June 2006

Clover with recipients accepting June 2006 grants.

On 2 June 2006 Clover made six grants from her salary trust to charitable organisations providing support to disadvantaged people and promoting animal welfare. The total value of the grants was $91,900.

Gorman House: $30,000.00

(Auspiced by the Order of Malta Charitable Works Fund)
Gorman House is a non-medical residential detoxification unit within St Vincent’s Hospital Alcohol and Drug Service that provides support to marginalised people with severe alcohol and drug problems and who are often refused services by other agencies. The grant will help Gorman House to stay open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. (wwwsvh.stvincents.com.au/drugandalc.htm)

Foundation for Young Australians: $10,000

This grant will enable two scholarships to be awarded to Indigenous young people through the Robert Riley Scholarship to help recipients to study law, legal practice, human rights, child protection, criminology and criminal or juvenile justice (www.youngaustralians.org/fund/ya_fund_scholarships.asp).

Represent Productions auspiced by Settlement Neighbourhood Centre: $9,200

The project will help a ground of young Aboriginals and young people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to build self-esteem and life skills through working together to develop a script for a six part half hour television drama series. The project also aims to provide a voice for young Indigenous people and young people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Once fully developed, the project will be submitted to television networks for their consideration

Bobby Goldsmith Foundation: $22,000

The grant will support a Life Skills program for people living with HIV/AIDS who have complex needs, including people from non-English speaking backgrounds, but who are not eligible for other programs (www.bgf.org.au).

Hopestreet Urban Compassion, Woolloomooloo: $5,000

This grant is for a creative expression program to assist children and young people at risk in Woolloomooloo.

The Factory Community Centre: $15,700

“Let the dog out”: This project will respond to neglect and cruelty to animals on public housing estates and community violence, particularly bullying in local schools through a series of workshops and preparation of written and visual material (www.the-factory.org.au).