The Readings Foundation
The Readings Foundation was established by Readings’ managing director Mark Rubbo in 2009 to support Victorian individuals and organisations that wish to further the development of literacy, community work and the arts.
Grant Recipients for 2015
In 2015, the Readings Foundation grant funding will have a strong focus on those organisations directly supporting disadvantaged communities by way of literacy and educational assistance programs. Leaning towards direct human contact at the individual level with subsequent impact on greater social change, The Readings Foundation is proud to award grants to the following organisations:
- Somebody’s Daughter Theatre
- Reading Out Of Poverty
- Mallee Family Care
- Asylum Seeker Resource Centre
- Migrant Information Centre
- Aboriginal Literacy Foundation
- Church of All Nations Community Support
- HUSH Music Foundation
- The Wheeler Centre
You can read more about these recipients and their projects here.
In addition to these important initiatives, The Readings Foundation will also be providing ongoing support to our longstanding partnerships with the Sacred Heart Mission and the Brotherhood of St Laurence’s HIPPY (Home Interaction Program for Parents and Youngsters) program.
Past Grant Recipients
You can also read about successful applicants for Readings Foundation grants over the past years:
- 2014 Readings Foundation Grant Recipients
- 2013 Readings Foundation Grant Recipients
- 2012 Readings Foundation Grant Recipients
- 2011 Readings Foundation Grant Recipients
- 2010 Readings Foundation Grant Recipients
About the Foundation
Readings donates 10% of its overall profit to The Readings Foundation each year, and crucial funds are also raised from donations by Readings customers.
The Readings Foundation grant committee includes Readings managing director Mark Rubbo, author Helen Garner, Peter Donoghue (ex-managing director of Publishers John Wiley Australia), Gerald Smith (Phase III Accounting) plus current and former Readings staff members.
For all enquiries about The Readings Foundation email the Grants Officer Bronte Coates at email@example.com.
Make a Donation
You can make a donation to The Readings Foundation using the online form below. All donations to The Readings Foundation over $2 are tax deductible.