Grants awarded for 2011

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This year $72,247 was spent by the Foundation on 6 Special Grants

39 applications were received, with the subject being “Healthcare Leadership Development through Research in Rural and Regional Victoria focussing on the Health of Vulnerable Children and Youth”.

Health Services Fellowship

A Health Services Fellowship was advertised, with the focus being “Vulnerable Children at Risk in Urban and Rural Settings”. 19 applications were received, however they were not of the calibre being sought, so no Fellowship was awarded.

Grants of up to $15,000 were awarded to individuals at the following institutions:

Mary Patten Special Grant
Sunshine Hospital
Project – “Emergency Department assessment of injuries in children aged < 3 years; how well do we identify children with injuries suspicious of non-accidental injury?”

Monash University
Project – “The impact of the COACH mentoring program on child and youth health and well being.”

Barwon Health Services
Project – “Supporting our vulnerable children and youth: Innovative health care partnerships to improve health outcomes.”

La Trobe University
Project – “Assessing the feasibility and the effect on health outcomes of a school based aerobic training intervention for young people with cerebral palsy.”

University of Melbourne
Project – “Responding in primary care to children experiencing effects of family violence.”

Royal Children’s Hospital
Project – “Collaboration between forensic paediatricians and child protection staff for children with neglect: do we meet each other’s expectations?”