Grant stories

  • Students get their hands dirty to learn more about biodiversity conservation

    Students from 30 government schools in Hume, Moreland and Boroondara will take part in biodiversity conservation education programs delivered by CERES Community Environment Park, with the support ...

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    Fund amount:
    $80,000 over two years

    Program area:
    Biodiversity Conservation

    Location:
    Melbourne

    Year:
    2020

  • Building opportunities to support the conservation of East Gippsland forests

    The Ross Trust has provided an advocacy grant of $198,000 to The Wilderness Society, for East Gippsland’s Emerald Link, part of a strategy to protect the region’s high conservation value forests....

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    Fund amount:
    $198,000 over three years

    Program area:
    Biodiversity Conservation

    Location:
    East Gippsland

    Year:
    2020

  • My Tech – get set for high school

    A grant of $300,000 over three years has been awarded to Western Port Secondary College for its My Tech project, to ensure students entering high school have the access to technology they need....

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    Fund amount:
    $300,000

    Program area:
    Educational Equity

    Location:
    Mornington Peninsula

    Year:
    2020

  • Whoever you are, whatever your background, we want you to succeed

    Making sure every child, every day is given the support they need to succeed is the key driver of the Learning Guarantee Project which has been established to address the state of readiness of stud...

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    Fund amount:
    $200,000

    Program area:
    Educational Equity

    Location:
    Mornington Peninsula

    Year:
    2020

  • Champions pitch to reduce gambling harm

    The Alliance for Gambling Reform will work with an additional 50 people who have experienced the serious harm cause by gambling, and harness their storytelling skills as part of a strategy to refor...

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    Fund amount:
    $110,000 over three years

    Program area:
    Other

    Location:
    Statewide

    Year:
    2020

  • Keeping it REAL in the northern suburbs

    The Northern Centre for Excellence in School Engagement will expand its work addressing primary school disengagement....

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    Fund amount:
    $300,000 over three years

    Program area:
    Educational Equity

    Location:
    Hume

    Year:
    2020

  • Helmeted Honeyeater habitat results draw new funding

    Based on outstanding results from a previous habitat restoration project, the Ross Trust has backed the Friends of the Helmeted Honeyeater to expand their work....

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    Fund amount:
    $164,000 over three years

    Program area:
    Biodiversity Conservation

    Location:
    Yarra Ranges

    Year:
    2020

  • Increasing early learning participation for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children

    In the lead up to National Reconciliation Week, the Ross Trust awarded $150,000 over three years to SNAICC, to advocate for increased early learning participation for Aboriginal and Torres Strait I...

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    Fund amount:
    $150,000 over three years

    Program area:
    Educational Equity

    Location:
    Statewide

    Year:
    2020

  • Education steps up when home is not an option

    The Ross Trust is putting its support behind an award-winning program to support school children who don’t have a home, to help them stay connected with education and services....

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    Fund amount:
    $250,000 over three years

    Program area:
    Educational Equity

    Location:
    Statewide

    Year:
    2020

  • Backing the expansion of Our Place in Frankston North

    The Ross Trust is contributing $300,000 over three years to support the establishment of Our Place in Frankston North....

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    Fund amount:
    $300,000 over three years

    Program area:
    Educational Equity

    Location:
    Southern Metro

    Year:
    2020