Ian Potter Foundation announces new grants for Health & Disability program area

Last Modified: Thu May 26 2016 08:08:48 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 24
    grants awarded in the Health and Disability program area
  • $2,187,000
    total value of the grants awarded.
  • $150,000
    received by the Spinal Research Institute for an Online Researchers' Hub to unite Spinal Cord Injury researchers in Australia and internationally to enable research collaborations. The hub will also help to connect researchers and clinicians and improve translation of research outcomes into daily clinical practice and improved treatment
  • $47,000
    received by Mental Health First Aid International to pilot 'Teen Mental Health First Aid' for students in Years 7 - 9, which teaches adolescents how to support a peer who may be developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Four instructors will take the program into local schools and evaluate the program to ensure it is safe, effective and enjoyable for students.
  • $20,000
    executive grant received by The Jodi Lee Foundation to boost their Love Your Gut campaign raising awareness about the possible causes of a number of bowel symptoms, when to seek medical advice, and how to improve overall well being .