Grant stories

  • Growing food on Country the traditional ways

    Survivors of trauma will play a crucial role in an innovative Lived Experience Council at Australia’s leading trauma and disaster mental health center.

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    Fund amount:
    $106,000

    Program area:
    Biodiversity Conservation

    Location:
    East Gippsland

    Year:
    2022

  • Stepping with confidence towards school

    Moving into kindergarten and primary school can be tricky at the best of times – and for many vulnerable families, it can present serious challenges.

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    Fund amount:
    $120,000

    Program area:
    Educational Equity

    Location:
    Educational Equity

    Year:
    2022

  • Funding to advocate for our biodiversity

    The Ross Trust is joining seven other philanthropic funders and 11 major universities to support a new body that will advocate for Australia’s biodiversity.

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    Fund amount:
    $400,000

    Program area:
    Biodiversity Conservation

    Location:
    Statewide

    Year:
    2022

  • Helping mothers to help their kids

    The population of the outer Melbourne suburb of Cranbourne West is growing at an extraordinary rate – and so are the challenges facing its community.

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    Fund amount:
    $120,000

    Program area:
    Educational Equity

    Location:
    Southern Metro

    Year:
    2022

  • New project to document gnammas across north-east Victoria

    The Ross Trust is supporting a unique project that aims to improve the understanding of ‘gnammas’, which have been water sources and sometimes sacred features for Aboriginal people for more than 60...

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    Fund amount:
    $40,000

    Program area:
    Biodiversity Conservation

    Location:
    Hume

    Year:
    2022

  • Lived experience the key to trauma support

    Survivors of trauma will play a crucial role in an innovative Lived Experience Council at Australia’s leading trauma and disaster mental health center.

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    Fund amount:
    $66,000

    Program area:
    Other

    Location:
    Statewide

    Year:
    2022

  • Cats, foxes, goats and more: Reporting on Australia’s invasive species

    Cats, foxes, goats and more: Reporting on Australia’s invasive species Australia has one of the worst animal extinction records in the world, due mainly to invasive species. And the threa...

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    Fund amount:
    $45,000

    Program area:
    Biodiversity Conservation

    Location:
    Statewide

    Year:
    2021

  • Helping to keep LGBTQIA+ students safe

    Helping to keep LGBTQIA+ students safe A recent study by LGBTQIA+ youth organisation Minus18 found that only 37 per cent of students in regional and rural schools felt that it would be sa...

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    Fund amount:
    $120,000

    Program area:
    Educational Equity

    Location:
    Statewide

    Year:
    2021

  • Conserving our woodland birds, with farmers’ help

    BirdLife Australia has been a voice for birds for more than a century, protecting birds and their habitats through research, conservation programs and advocacy. Since 2017, BirdLife has facilitated...

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    Fund amount:
    $225,000

    Program area:
    Biodiversity Conservation

    Location:
    Eastern Metro

    Year:
    2021

  • Trust funding for unique program for children impacted by family violence

    Children impacted by family violence are often forced into hiding or need to move multiple times – and the disruptions can lead to them falling behind at school and becoming isolated from friends. ...

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    Fund amount:
    $120,000

    Program area:
    Educational Equity

    Location:
    Statewide

    Year:
    2021