Recently Awarded Grants

April – June 2017 Grants

Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal (FRRR) $250,000 (over two years)
Small Grants for Rural Communities

Collaborations (Gippsland)
Save The Children Australia Trust $90,000 (over two years)
Children’s Wellbeing Initiative

The Smith Family $50,000
Lakes Entrance School Community Hub

Collaborations (Homelessness)
Brotherhood of St Laurence  $26,000
Healthy Lives, Positive Futures

The Salvation Army $50,000 (over two years)
Youth Participation Worker

Collaborations (Robinvale)
Phunktional $40,000
Feasibility Report for the establishment of a “Robinvale Youth Performing Arts Company” – A Centre of Excellence for Sunraysia

Robinvale District Health Service $40,000 (over two years)

Programs (Impact Area D)
Australian Conservation Foundation $20,000
Murray-Darling Rivers Fellowship Program

Open Grants
Bendigo Science & Technology Museum $75,000 (over three years)
Training preservice primary teachers to teach more and better science in the country classroom

Deakin University $30,000
The Role of Peer Mentors in Breaking the Cycle of Crime and Imprisonment in Geelong

Doveton College $10,000
Family and Community Programs

Duke Street Community House $9,937
Cooking and Food Literacy

Inner Melbourne Community Legal $90,000 (over three years)
Health Justice Partnerships (HJPs) at Royal Women’s Hospital (RWH), Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) and Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH)

MacKillop Family Services $12,500
In Safe Hands, Cara at MacKillop

Philanthropy Australia $75,000 (over three years)
Organisational capacity

PSMyFamilyMatters ($90,000 (over three years)
Co-ordinating the care

Refugee Legal $20,000
Towards Volunteer Coordinator and assisting the TPV process

The Australian Literacy and Numeracy Foundation $10,000
Early Language & Literacy (EL&L) Maryborough Project

Think HQ $15,000

Victorian Association of State Secondary Principals (VASSP) $60,000 (over two years)
Ourschool — helping state secondary schools build thriving alumni communities to benefit current students

Western Edge Youth Arts $8,000
Building Belonging Through Performance

WEstjustice $60,000 (over two years)
Expanded School Lawyer Project