Supported organizations by Gandyr foundation
We are pleased to present the list of organizations that have received Gandyr Foundations’ support in the Young Adults field:
Mifalot – Education & Society Enterprises
Mifalot is a unique social educational organization that uses sport to promote a tolerant, inclusive and accepting community and society, and to encourage individuals to meet their potential as best they can.
The organization’s goals are to empower participants and provide tools for active social conduct and civic involvement. Mifalot provides professional training for coaches and volunteers in order to help them become involved citizens and positive role models for their trainees. Mifalot seeks to create a significant partnership with the target population. The organization distributes its unique method, knowledge and values in order to develop the community and allow acquaintance and connection between different sectors and populations.
8 Halohamim St., Tel Aviv | Phone number: 03-5188491
49 Haharoshet St., Karmiel | Phone number: 04-9986079
Ma’ase Center was founded on the belief that volunteering is a tool for social and financial mobility and for building a civil society. Ma’ase strives towards a society that promotes equal opportunities for all and democratic values of tolerance and civic involvement.
The Center is based on the belief that volunteering is more than social action, it’s a tool for developing personal skills and empowering volunteers. Every year hundreds of high school graduates participate in a voluntary year with Ma’ase programs. They are active in dozens of settlements in Israel and volunteer with thousands of children and teenagers. During the voluntary year Ma’ase participants receive individual and group guidance that includes: professional training, career development guidance and multi-cultural meet ups with all the organization’s volunteers. They continue accompanying the young adults after their voluntary year, providing educational and employment guidance and encouraging continual social involvement for the benefit of the volunteers themselves and society as a whole.
Ma’ase Center RA 58-0499622 | Ben Shmen Youth Village, 73211 | Chidren’s Village Carmiel, 20100 | Phone number 04-9027700 | Fax number 04-9027711
Appleseeds Academy strives towards equal opportunity for the geographic and social periphery in Israel by developing technological knowledge and life-skills.
The organization has been active since the year 2000 in reducing social disparities by making information and technology more accessible. It specializes in creating, managing and running technological programs across the country. The programs combine adaptive professional training with social vision for all sectors, populations and age groups.
The organization achieves its goals by collaborating with business, public and social organizations and is academically certified and recognized by international high-tech firms like: Intel, Microsoft Sisco, Google, Google and more.
Aluma – Bat Ami
Every year thousands of religious girls are exempted from military service for religious reasons, and hundreds of boys and girls are exempted from service for medical reasons. Every year approximately 10,000 of those exempted from service volunteer for national service. For 15 years Aluma Organization has been leading the Bat-Ami national service system which includes a variety of educational and social programs run by over 2000 volunteers every year.
The national service volunteers promote mutual liability and social justice in their daily activity, while receiving equal opportunity to grow and learn from their social actions.
Aluma Organization places great importance on integrating the whole service exempt population, weak and strong, in the national service framework. Much effort is put into finding suitable service options for each volunteer according to his\her wishes, skills and needs.
Gvanim is an organization for social change that runs over 40 programs for marginalized populations in Sderot, the Northern Negev and across the country. The organization was founded by the Migvan Urban Kibbutz members in 1994.
Their guiding principal is to develop and run programs in collaboration with the target audience, while locating partners in action and creating inter-organizational networks.Gvanim acts as an accelerator for social entrepreneurship.
Gvanim’s programs include services and support frameworks in various areas: young children, children, youth and families at risk, rehabilitation of people with disabilities, young adults, immigrants in crisis and volunteers.
The Gvanim programs provide a wide scope of assistance for various difficulties, for example: rehabilitating employment, assisted living in the community, learning centers and social clubs, volunteering and contributing to the community, psychological and para-medical treatment, etc.
Gvanim provides daily assistance to 5000 people, most of who live in Sderot and its surroundings.
Young Adults centers:
Zionism 2000 is an organization for social change that was founded in 1995 by a group of citizens who wanted to make a difference. Zionism 2000 develops and runs a variety of professional models related to social action for the promotion of the civil society in Israel. The organization simultaneously assists those who feel the need to contribute and those who need to be contributed to.
PO box 3268 Beit Yehoshu’a, 40591, Israel |Phone number: 09-8992550 | Fax number: 09-8992551
Migdal Ha’emek Center for Young Adults
Migdal Ha’emek Center for Young Adults
The Center was founded in order to improve the standard and quality of the residents’ lives by helping them acquire academic education, giving professional training, assisting with employment integration, developing leadership and providing cultural & leisure enrichment.
The Center is active on three parallel axes – education, employment and leisure culture, all aimed at improving the standard and quality of living for the residents.
At the Center they believe that the human resource is the most valuable resource of all and the young generation is a high quality group that can assist in the development and improvement of the city if only given tools and access to information and opportunities
Phone Number: 046443025
Kshatot Center Ramla
Kshatot is a center for young adults and a center for human resource development founded with the goal of giving every Ramle resident, especially young adults who are interested in broadening their education, the opportunity to develop professionaly and become more involved in the city life by providing the tools they need to reach their aspirations.
Address: 4 Hazait St., Ramle | Phone number: 073-2409730
Kiryat Yam Center for Young Adults
The Center for Young Adults and Human Resources was founded in order to assist all the young adults in the city. The Center’s activity focuses on a number of main areas: guidance for discharged soldiers, education, employment, leisure culture, social involvement and other services. These are the areas the Center identified as critical to the integration of young adults in society. In these areas, guidance, assistance, and consulting are provided.
Address: 8 Kaplan St., Kiryat Yam | Phone number: 04-8772825 04-8755163 04-8743405 | Fax number 04-8768817
The Jerusalem Center for Young Adults
Young Adults in the Center is a significant social and cultural platform for the development and potential-actualization of all Jerusalem Young Adults. The Center puts focus on personal and social development, involvement in the community and connection and liability to the city and its local aspects, with the aim of connecting the future of the young Jerusalem adults to the live texture of the city.
Address: 22 Shivtei Israel St., Musrara neighborhood, Jerusalem | Phone number:
Tirat HaCarmel Center for Young Adults
Tirat HaCarmel Center for Young Adults
The Tirat HaCarmel Center for Young Adults creates change and leadership in the areas of education and employment for young adults to actualize their potential on a personal and group level, from a multi-cultural perspective. The Center is a home for social initiative and encouragement of young local leadership.
Phone number: 04-8581406
Address: 1 Ezra Laniado St., Tirat HaCarmel (Beit Zipora) |
Leadership Programs (Communities):
Kvutzat Reut – Bet Israel
Kvutzat Reut runs a number of educational programs aimed at Tikkun Olam. The Organization works towards the establishment of young adult groups, educational assistance in the Jerusalem Gilo neighborhood and more.
Address: PO Box 11232 Jerusalem 91112
Educating for Excellence
Educating for Excellence was founded in 1999 and runs over 30 unique educational centers across the country.
More than 2,000 children and teenagers attend the centers and more than 600 grant receiving students act as their role models.
Address: 6 Kaufman st., Bet Gaon, Tel Aviv – Jaffa 6801298 | Phone number: 03-6013601 | Fax number: 03-6013612
Midor Ledor Organization
The vision of Midor Ledor is based on the aspiration to integrate and influence the Israeli multi-cultural experience not as retrogression, but as an experience of strength and equality.
The goal of the Organization is to create a network of communities that will strengthen the Caucasian immigrant community while maintaining their uniqueness and traditions and acknowledging their Jewish-Zionist cultural values and heritage. The Organization also encourages social leadership and self-actualization by promoting entrepreneurship and active involvement in Israeli society in order to create a feeling of belonging, identification and responsibility to the multi-cultural Israeli society.
Phone Number: 08-6610454 | Fax Number: 08-66125450
Al Rafa’ah Organization
Al Rafa’ah Organization
Address: At Rian Camal Ahmed, Kfar Bara 45863 | Phone number: 03-9383266
Tor HaMidbar NGO
Tor HaMidbar is a social change organization which is based on the value of creating communities. The Organization establishes social businesses and assists in the forming of mission based environmental and sustainable communities. Tor HaMidbar and its members strive to minimize social gaps and attain equal rights for all citizens. The Organization was founded by Kama Community members, a cooperative mission based community of young adults and families in Be’er Sheva.
Address: 86\6 Ringleblum St., Beer Sheva
Phone number: 08-648-7968
Friends by Nature
Friends by Nature was founded with the goals of developing young active leadership; promoting an active and responsible civil society; actualizing the personal potential and identity of each participant; strengthening the family unit; creating a tolerant environment and dialog between the different sectors of the population; directing youth at risk to attractive frameworks in order to prevent vandalism, vagrancy, etc.; increasing the number of volunteers (young instructors, army servers, national service joiners and graduates); educating towards multiculturalism and pluralism; strengthening the bond with the country.
Friends by Nature runs programs for youth at risk, with an emphasis on Ethiopian immigrants, and provides them and their families with a sense of belonging, identity, purpose and challenge. The Organization builds and empowers communities that are aware of their identity. The programs are managed and run as permanent and sustainable programs.
Address: 1\1 Shapira St., Gedera 70700 | Office phone numbers- 052-699-9762, 077-2115519, 077-2115518
Yesodot Letsmicha Dror
Yesodot Letsmicha Dror
Founding, establishing, running, managing and organizing socially active educational frameworks, community activities, educational activity and cultural activity for children, youth and adults; promoting, initiating and organizing educational projects in all fields with emphasis on Jewish, Zionist and democratic education in all social sectors in Israel and abroad; supporting, establishing, running and settling groups of educators and other Israel Dror Movement activities and activities of other movements and organizations; assisting, supporting and accompanying educator group members in their public and educational activities.
Tikkun – A Center for Gathering, Education and Social Change, was founded in 1999 by the Mahanot Haolim Educator Movement in order to actualize the movements vision for Israeli society. Tikkun deals with creating groups of educators in the geo-social periphery of Israel, among them the biggest urban kibbutz in the country. The life mission of each and every kibbutz member is to use their work in social and educational fields in order to create deep, long term change on the local and national levels.
Phone number: 04-6443665 Fax number: 04-6443697
Address: Tikkun–A Center for Gathering, Education and Social Change 549\3 Hakishon St., PO box 10460
Lead Organization was founded with the goal of promoting and developing the next generation of Israeli leadership. The organization supplies guidance for leadership development processes by creating unique tailor made leadership programs for youngsters.
Every year approximately 120 10th graders from across the country are located. The candidates who are found most suitable are invited to take part in the training program. The students get the opportunity to demonstrate an array of skills by undergoing a process of personal development and skill refinement which enables them to lead others and influence their surroundings. The program is 2 years long; the extensive training provides tools for creative thinking, future perspectives, change generating, team work and leadership experience.
Address: Beit Orek, 16 Abba Hillel Silva road, Ramat Gan 52506
Phone number: 03-5762727
Fax number: 03-5762492
Nova is a countrywide volunteer organization that operates on two complementary channels, providing consulting to social organizations and helping its activists develop their social career. Nova’s main focus is on providing consulting to NPOs. Their consulting teams are led by volunteer consultants (from leading firms) and are comprised of senior business people who provide advice as mentors, and outstanding students. Nova’s unique model brings exceptional professional knowledge and abilities to NPOs at minimal cost, connects the business-professional sector with social activism by leveraging its relative advantage and guides the younger generation toward active contribution to society, with a combination of business experience and social involvement.
Address: 29 Karlibach St., 2nd floor (at the Center for Israeli Education offices) | Mailing address: PO box 39731, Tel Aviv, 61397 | Cell phone: 052-7903656 | Fax number: 03-6969847
Olim Beyahad was founded in order to promote full integration of the Ethiopian community in Israel in the areas of employment, residence, education and society. In order to promote the actualization of this vision, the Organization provides Ethiopian academics with professional, financial and personal strength so that they can act as role models and leaders of the Ethiopian community and become a significant part of Israel’s social and financial leadership.
Address: 99 Medinat Hayehudim St., Herzliya | Phone number: 077-5060840 | Fax number: 077-5060849
Aharai! To the Top! Is the Aharai! Alumni Organization. Their vision is that Aharai! Alumni will become contributing citizens of Israel who lead Israeli society using their social awareness that is expressed in activism, education, honourable employment and values.
Address: 7 Avital St., Hatikva Neighbourhood Tel Aviv 67635 | Phone number: 03-6393959 | Fax number: 03-6393960
Young Adults at Risk:
AMBI – The Israel Stuttering Association
AMBI, Israel Stuttering Association, is a public non-profit organization whose purpose it is to support the interests of People Who Stutter with stuttering.
Adress- POB 83352 Mevaseret Zion 90805
Phone Number- 02-6491907
Hillel – The Right to Choose
Hillel is an a-political nonprofit organization with no political interest. It assists Israelis who want to leave the ultra-orthodox religious world and integrate in the Israeli modern and pluralist society.
Since it was founded in 1991, the Organization has helped hundreds of young adults join the general society in Israel. Hillel is the only organization in Israel that offers assistance to people who wish to leave the religious world. The Organization is run by volunteers and is comprised of more than 250 members. Hillel helps youngsters from different ultra-orthodox sectors: Hasidic, Sephardic and Lithuanian. Hillel is based on the belief that each individual has the right to choose his\her path, opinions, beliefs and way of life. They only assist people who approach them out of their own free will and do not try to convince anyone to change their ways or beliefs. When initially approached, the Hillel representatives emphasize the difficulties and possibilities that lie ahead.
Office phone number – 03-5101401 | Those contemplating leaving the ultra-orthodox world can also call 1-700-70-70-73
The Women’s Courtyard
The Women’s Courtyard Organization was founded in order to create a unique multi-cultural, stigma shattering framework for women. The Organization provides support and assistance for young women and girls at risk and in distress residing in Jaffa, Bat Yam and south Tel Aviv. The Organization is based on values of social justice and equal opportunity and believes in each woman’s right to actualize her potential according to her wishes, aspirations and needs regardless of her national and ethnic background. The Organization employs a skilled therapeutic female staff and has many volunteers who devote their time and effort to the women and girls participating in the various projects run by the Organization.
Address: 35 Habaal Shem Tov St., Tel Aviv-Jaffa 68080 | Phone number: 03-6599359
In Israel of today there are approximately 800 thousand teenagers at the ages of 12-18. About 25% of them are in situations of distress. Elem is a true address for youth at risk. They assist in paving the way towards their re-integration in the community.
Elem helps youth at risk and distress to escape their situation and find their place in society as adults and citizens who contribute to themselves, their families and Israeli society.
Address: 35 Bet Neumann Hayarkon St. Bnei Brak 51204, PO box 53373 | Phone number: 03-7686666 | Fax number 03-6470319
Yeladim – Fair Chance for Children
In Israel of today there are more than 10,000 children at the ages of 0-18 who grow up in 90 away-from-home boarding schools across the country. These children were removed from their homes by the welfare authorities or according to court orders because of extreme distress which includes, among other things, physical and emotional abuse, neglect, orphans and more. For them, a home, family, support and protection from adults can’t be taken for granted.
Yeladim was founded in 1986 in order to assist boarding house children. The organization works mainly in areas that aren’t funded by the Ministry of Welfare, the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Health with the guidance and support of the Child and Youth Services of the Ministry of Welfare.
Their main goal is to provide every child with opportunities similar to those that children who lead a normative life have so that they can grow up and become independent and beneficial adults.
Address: 11 Harugei Malchut St., Tel Aviv | Phone number: 03-6475075 | Fax number: 03-6475076