Ardoch delivers education support programs to increase engagement in education, build aspirations and enhance learning outcomes for vulnerable children.
Work for Ardoch.
Strategy 2025 sets out five strategic priorities for Ardoch to focus on as we work towards our vision.
Ardoch’s history – 30 years of impact.
Ardoch’s Annual and Financial Reports.
The philanthropic, corporate and community partners who support our programs.
The team at Ardoch work tirelessly every day to drive our mission forward and support more children in disadvantaged communities.
Meet our Patron-in-Chief.
Meet the Ardoch Board.
Meet the Ardoch CEO, Kylee Bates.
Meet the Ardoch team.
Volunteer for Ardoch.
Ardoch delivers educational programs to children in disadvantaged communities. Our programs promote literacy and STEM learnings and enhance student aspirations by broadening their horizons.
Ardoch’s Literacy Support provides early intervention programs to improve the literacy and language skills of children in their crucial early and primary school years.
STEM Support provides a suite of programs to foster children’s STEM skills in fun, engaging and relevant ways.
Ardoch’s Broadening Horizons programs provide a range of unique and engaging learning and life experiences.
Ardoch uses an outcomes framework that is common to all of our programs to measure the impact of our work.
Ardoch School Costs Guide.
We measure our program outcomes using a range of methodologies and conduct internal and external evaluations to assess the impact of our programs.
Ardoch partners with schools that are identified as needing educational support.
Published external research and evaluation reports.
Volunteers are central to Ardoch’s work. We offer opportunities to volunteer individually or as part of a workplace.
Over the year Ardoch offers different events that our supporters can attend or sponsor.
Become a corporate partner and help improve the educational outcomes for children and young people in disadvantaged communities.
Leaving a gift to Ardoch in your Will is an especially thoughtful and valued form of support.
Ardoch relies on the generosity of its supporters to help every child realise their potential. We offer several different ways to fundraise for Ardoch.
If you become a regular donor, your monthly donation will provide important, ongoing funding that will help every child realise their potential.
Ardoch relies on the generosity of philanthropy, corporate partners and the community to deliver our programs.
Ardoch relies on the support of philanthropy, corporate partners and the community to do the work we do. More than 90% of our revenue comes from these partners and we are very grateful for their support:
AIA Allens Ashurst BDO BHP Deakin University Holding Redlich Social Justice Fund Intrax Sage Foundation Slater & Gordon Community Fund
Clayton Utz Orima Research
Barbara Luree Parker Foundation Barr Family Foundation Bokhara Foundation Costello Family Foundation City of Greater Geelong Eldon & Anne Foote Trust FGM Foundation Flora and Frank Leith Charitable Trust Frankston Charitable Fund Geelong Community Foundation Give Where You Live – Community Grant
Global Children’s Fund H V McKay Charitable Trust Hazel Peat Perpetual Charitable Trust Hurol Inan Fund Jack Brockhoff Foundation Jean Jones Legacy Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation Marian and E H Flack Trust Myer Foundation Newsboys Foundation
Norman, Mavis and Graeme Waters Perpetual Charitable Trust Peter Willams Trust Pierce Armstrong Foundation Prescott Family Foundation Ray & Margaret Wilson Family Foundation Sunshine Foundation The Andrews Foundation The Tauber-Troth Foundation Ward-Ambler Foundation William Angliss (Victoria) Charitable Trust