Who are Endeavour Foundation?
Endeavour Foundation help people with a disability to lead fulfilling lives by assisting them “to make the most of their individual skills and interests, whether that is developing life skills, trying a new activity, work or learning.” They have particular focus on people with an intellectual disability.
They are a registered Australian charity. Their ABN is 80009670704.
Why do they exist?
Endeavour Foundation are “dedicated to helping people with a disability live fulfilling lives, working together to turn possibilities into reality for each individual”.
What do they do?
They deliver the following services:
Home and daily living- supported accommodation, in-home support and respite
Work- work experience, supported employment
Living and learning- day services offering: learning and life skills development, community participation, healthy body and healthy mind, computers and technology and one-on-one and group support
Business Solutions- business services with a social conscience including: general, food and pharmaceutical packaging, document destruction, eWaste, timber products, recycling, assembly work, industrial cleaning cloths, industrial sewing, printing, mailing and collating, Kingaroy Kitchen – gourmet fine foods and QArt Studio and Gallery – unique artwork
They also advocate for "better outcomes" and "equality".
The Endeavour Foundation owns Community Services Group. They deliver workforce solutions, education and training solutions, specialist services and community wellbeing solutions.
How do they earn their money?
How do they spend their money?
Should I donate to Endeavour Foundation?
We believe that it is likely that donations to The Endeavour Foundation will be used as stated, that is, "to help people with a disability to live fulfilling lives, working together to turn possibilities into reality for each individual.”
We believe that The Endeavour Foundation is trustworthy. They consistently demonstrate that funds are used in pursuit of the mission. Their financial model is presented. They show where donations go. It is clear who is in charge. Roles are described and performance is monitored. Finally, they demonstrate how they prevent the misuse of funds.
We also believe it is likely that The Endeavour Foundation is effective. It is clear what the charity does and the benefits it delivers. They present overarching goals broken into strategic themes. They show the activities and results that they have delivered. Finally, they indicate that some programs are evaluated.
However, in order for us to have complete confidence they are using money for its intended purpose, we recommend they:
present their approach to monitoring and evaluating the performance of the organisation as a whole.
WANT TO KNOW MORE?
We have investigated the finances, operations and results of Endeavour Foundation and present our evaluation in a report that you can download now. This evaluation shows you how your donation is spent, who is running the organisation and whether there are any potential conflicts of interest. It also examines whether the charity can demonstrate that they are delivering meaningful results. Finally, it contains our recommendations for potential donors and the reasoning behind them.
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Find out whether Endeavour Foundation is the charity for you. In this evaluation we describe what this charity does and why, what you should know about them, how your money is spent, who is running the organisation and whether they deliver results. Last of all, we recommend whether you should donate to them based on the findings of our analysis.