Supported Organizations

Gandyr Foundation works at strengthening civic social organizations. It has supported hundreds of initiatives, programs and organizations with national spreads since the foundation’s establishment. Organizations supported by Gandyr Foundation operating in the field of social activism focus on young adults, aiming to advance young adults’ participation and involvement, and developing optimal unique solutions for this sector. The foundation supports developing and reinforcing the supported organizations’ infrastructures as well as innovative programs developed by these organizations. Gandyr Foundation holds to the principles of partnership, learning and innovation in all its activities.

Supported Organizations 2020

Ajeec Nisped
Academy for Young Adults Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET)

The academy is directed at young adults who are not in education, employment or training (NEET) from the Arab society and will last 8-10 months. The program will aim at strengthening the sense of belonging and identity and will provide tools to integrate and persist in the training and employment world.

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Research

Research: Young Adults in Israel Transitioning to Adulthood: Background, Achievements, Challenges

Tel Aviv University
Career consultancy course

Consultancy program on career development for young adults

Aharai! (Follow me!) Youth Leading Change
Aharai! Career array / Aharainiks – Aharai young adults movement

Aharai! Career array
The program is aimed at producing opportunities in acquiring professional/academic education for Aharai alumni and other young adults, and assisting in quality job placement through collaborations. The program includes a variety of responses for all junctions of life from career guidance to placement.

Aharainiks – Aharai young adults movement
The movement’s graduates network. Network members initiate new ideas, lead life-impacting volunteer activities, and deal with social activism involvement and development.

IGY – Israel Gay Youth
LGBQT youth in the peripheries – IGY graduates communities

Establishing localized communities for LGBQT young adults in the peripheries

Drachim – Educational center for pioneering Zionist Jewish leadership training Hechalutz – For joint fulfillment
Seeds of Summer – Seeds of Partnership

Young activist Jewish and Arab leadership training in conjunction with the “Standing Together” Association

The Israeli Volunteering Council- The Israeli Volunteering Network
Developing a toolbox for the new civic participation Index

Developing a toolbox in the field of civic participation: models, perceptions, practices, tools and platforms.

Tel Aviv Yafo Academic College
Developing a Master’s Degree program on Young Adults

Developing a Master’s Degree curriculum on Young Adults, based on interdisciplinary and integrative content to promote in-depth learning and understanding of the social category of 18 – 35 year olds known as “young adults".

The Movement for Public Journalism
Journalism for the sake of change

“Journalism for the sake of change” is a program aimed at providing young adults with an innovative platform for volunteering and impacting society through journalistic activities. The goal is to strengthen journalism in Israel and see it reinforced by the public as a way of better serving the public and strengthening democracy.

Unistream
Fast Forward To ICT

The program aims at shortening the indecision period regarding the future work place and is directed at students and young adults who already established an initial career idea. The program is offering 3 routes and includes meetings with professionals from the field.

Yeladim – Fair Chance for Children, SOS Children's villages Internationa, Orr Shalom
Initial steps in bridging towards independence

The program offers youth who lack family support a holistic encompassing framework including: consulting and backup, housing, career guidance, realizing rights, accessibilizing community services for young adults, and more. The program has some 300 participants aged 18 to 25 who live in the community, have independent housing, and receive the program’s backup.

Israel 2050. Socio-economic Leadership by the Students Union
Israel 2050 alumni community

Israel 2050 works to promote solutions for the economic democratic root problems by establishing a network of leading young adults citizens and take part in shaping a new reality.

Desert Stars
The “Huviya” هوية" program (English: Existence, Hebrew: Havaya)

The program develops a combined and consolidated personal, group and community identity among Bedouin young adults and is run in conjunction with Beit Morasha.

Momentum
Momenturm for the path: Employment assistance for discharged soldiers

Momentum for the path is a career development program to transition discharged soldiers back into civilian life. On completing the course participants have a 4-part life plan covering employment, leisure, family and community.

The Council of Task Based Groups and Communities in Israel
Establishing "Batei Midrash" for intercultural dialogue

Establishing "Batei Midrash" as a meeting place for members of the council from different sectors of the Israeli society. The "Batei Midrash" will be places of dialogue, discussion and joint doing dealing with issues at the heart of the Israeli existence.

הקמת בתי מדרש מקומיים, בהם ייפגשו חברי קהילות משימתיות שמגיעים ממגזרים שונים בחברה הישראלית. בתי המדרש יעסקו בסוגיות הנמצאות בלב ההוויה הישראלית ויהיו מקום לשיח, דיון ולעשייה משותפת.

Ma'ase Center
The Public Leadership Study Center

A training program for public service which aims to integrate a multicultural population with emphasis on geosocial peripheries and creating balanced representation of all sectors comprising Israeli society.

Natal - Israeli Trauma Resiliency Center
Young Adults and Employment Initiative

The aim of the initiative is to support young adults with traumatic experiences from their military service and/or acts of terror while they are dealing the the missions of independent adult life. To provide continuous, supportive and encouraging accompaniment during the process of incorporating into the civil society' with emphasis on the employment world and financial independence.

NOCHACH – Giving as a Way of Life (aka SAHI - Special "Hessed" Unit)
Career Direction Program / Alumni, Mentors Training Program

Career Direction Program
The program will assist SAHI alumni in reaching their full professional and personal potential and finding a suitable career path. The program is based on the connection between the organization and its alumni and offers personal response in 4 routes.

Alumni, Mentors Training Program
The association promotes norms of giving, assistance and mutuality in Israeli society. The alumni program seeks to grow young authentic and caring leadership from within the disadvantaged communities in the socio-economic peripheries, with the goal of seeing these leaders grow and remain in their communities.

Amit Laderech (A friend for the path)
A program to establish and execute an employment identity

The program offers young adults a process of establishing an employment identity. The process is accompanied by mentors and includes building a future employment plan. The program's enable young adults to reach existing responses in the community and online.

Taking a Direction (Tofsim Kivun)
Taking a Direction Alumni program

The program promotes employment equal opportunity. The alumni network is a network of academics in the periphery, who's members are the alumni of the program, as a strong group of belonging and a lever to promoting and preserving suitable employment.

Organizational Infrastructure Development

Ajeec Nisped
Support of infrastructure development
Orr Shalom
Support of infrastructure development
IGY – Israel Gay Youth
Support of infrastructure development
Aluma
Support of infrastructure development
Eretz-Ir Urban Communities
Support of infrastructure development
Gvanim
Support of infrastructure development
Drachim – Educational center for pioneering Zionist Jewish leadership training Hechalutz – For joint fulfillment
Support of infrastructure development
Women's Courtyard
Support of infrastructure development
Hillel
Support of infrastructure development
The Israeli Volunteering Council- The Israeli Volunteering Network
Support of infrastructure development
Hanoar Haoved veHalomed – Federation of Working & Studying Youth
Support of infrastructure development
The Movement for Public Journalism
Support of infrastructure development
Educating for Excellence
Support of infrastructure development
Yeladim – Fair Chance for Children
Support of infrastructure development
Dror Israel - Foundations for Growth Dror
Support of infrastructure development
Be Free Israel
Support of infrastructure development
Desert Stars
Support of infrastructure development
Future Direction - The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Support of infrastructure development
Outbox
Support of infrastructure development
Movilot
Support of infrastructure development
The Council of Task Based Groups and Communities in Israel
Support of infrastructure development
Ma'ase Center
Support of infrastructure development
NOCHACH – Giving as a Way of Life (aka SAHI - Special "Hessed" Unit)
Support of infrastructure development
Nirot - Forum for Young Women's NGO's
Support of infrastructure development
Olim Beyahad
Support of infrastructure development
Elem
Support of infrastructure development
Amit Laderech (A friend for the path)
Support of infrastructure development
Forum of Alumni Organizations
Support of infrastructure development
Forum of Young Adults Employment Organizations
Support of infrastructure development
The Edmond de Rothschild Partnerships
Support of infrastructure development
Taking a Direction (Tofsim Kivun)
Support of infrastructure development
Tozeret Haaretz - Young Communities
Support of infrastructure development
Tikkun
Support of infrastructure development
Tarbut Movement
Support of infrastructure development