This section is regularly updated with news from the R E Ross Trust, the organisations it supports and the philanthropic sector in general. Stay tuned for the next update.
Ross Trust moves to on-line applications
On Monday 18th January 2016 the R E Ross Trust will be moving to an on-line application process. During this transition period (Wednesday 13 January to Monday 18th January) grant seekers will not be able to apply for a grant. Please return to the Ross Trust website on Monday 18th January to fill in an application form.
Ross Trust 2014-2015 Snapshot
For the first time the Ross Trust has created a 2-page snapshot of the 2014-2015 Annual Report. Please see the publications and reports section of the website to download the snapshot.
Ross Trust 2014-2015 Annual Report
The Trust accepted 144 applications for grants in 2014–15. Of these, 88 (61 per cent) were approved, and total funds of $4,038,407 were committed.
The grants were made as Open Grants, Collaborations, or Programs, across one of four impact areas – A: Vulnerable Victorians; B: Children at Risk; C: Education, Arts and Culture, and; D: Australian Flora and Fauna.
Please see the publications and reports section to view the full report
Ross Trust 2013/14 Annual Report
In the 2013-2014 financial year the Trust accepted 257 applications of which 117 were approved with a total value of $4.1M. In total the Trust paid out grants to the value of $3.7M, some of which had been approved in previous years.