The Ross Trust is a perpetual charitable trust with a vision to create positive social and environmental change so Victorians can thrive. As a compassionate and responsive philanthropic leader, we want to enable young people in Victoria by giving them equitable access to education, so they can complete their secondary schooling regardless of their circumstances. We work with partners to ensure Victoria’s biodiversity is conserved, protected and valued by all as part of a healthy and resilient environment.

From time to time, the Ross Trust will fund to other areas of need including responding to Victorians in crisis and working collaboratively to build the capacity of the philanthropic and social sector.

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Latest news

  • Keeping At-Risk Girls Supported and Safe

    13 Dec 2021

    The Ross Trust is pleased to be supporting a Mornington Peninsula program that is helping teenage...

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  • Statement from the Ross Trust and Hillview Quarries

    10 Dec 2021

    The Ross Trust and Hillview Quarries have long valued our relationships with the communities we w...

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  • Supporting CALD Children into School

    7 Dec 2021

    A new program in Shepparton that prepares children from refugee and asylum seeker backgrounds for...

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  • Victorian sanctuary named in world’s top five nature attractions

    23 Nov 2021

    The prestigious National Geographic magazine has labelled the stunning Otways ecotourism attracti...

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New grants approved (2020-21)
$4m
Grants paid (2020-21)
$127m
Approved in grants since 1970