Grant stories

  • $1 million towards independent water policy for the future

    Creating an enduring, sustainable water policy for Australia is at the core of a new model proposed by philanthropy to address one of the most complex public policy challenges we face. ...

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    Program area:
    Biodiversity Conservation

  • 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

  • Advocating for our parks and wildlife

    Jordan Crook is the new Nature Conservation Campaigner with the Victorian National Parks Association (VNPA), with the supported of an Advocacy Grant. ...

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    Fund amount:
    $223,000 over three years

    Program area:
    Biodiversity Conservation

    Location:
    Statewide

    Year:
    2020

  • Funding reef restoration off the coast of Dromana

    A grant of $287,000 over two years will support The Nature Conservancy Australia’s plan to bring back Victoria’s lost reefs, with a reef restoration project in Port Phillip Bay off the coast of Dro...

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    Fund amount:
    $287,000 over two years

    Program area:
    Biodiversity Conservation

    Location:
    Mornington Peninsula

    Year:
    2020

  • Changing the rules on protection and restoration of waterways

    The Ross Trust has provided a $100,000 grant towards the River Laws Program, to advance law and policy reform for the protection and restoration of urban waterways and for Indigenous water rights i...

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    Fund amount:
    $100,000

    Program area:
    Biodiversity Conservation

    Location:
    Statewide

    Year:
    2019