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

  • International Women’s Day 2023

    6 Mar 2023

    As a life-long feminist, International Women’s Day is an opportunity for our Trustee Jenny Stephe...

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  • Lived experience of gambling harm the key to change

    28 Feb 2023

    A passionate new team member at the Alliance for Gambling Reform is playing a powerful role in re...

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  • Supporting the restoration of our marine environments for the future

    21 Feb 2023

    The Ross Trust is helping a leading conservation organisation to continue its work of creating a ...

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  • Growing food on Country the traditional ways

    3 Feb 2023

    The Ross Trust is supporting an Indigenous social enterprise that is committed to Aboriginal food...

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