Grant stories

  • 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

  • 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

  • Helping Students Thrive

    After previously supporting Wallaroo Primary School with smaller grants, The Ross Trust has recently committed $120,000 over three years to the school’s Thrive Program.

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    Fund amount:
    $120,000

    Program area:
    Educational Equity

    Year:
    2021

  • Keeping At-Risk Girls Supported and Safe

    The Ross Trust is pleased to be supporting a Mornington Peninsula program that is helping teenage girls who are at risk of ‘falling through the cracks’ and landing in the justice and care system.

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    Fund amount:
    $75,000

    Program area:
    Educational Equity

    Year:
    2021

  • Cultural education portal to boost links with First Nations people

    A unique new online learning portal will provide an opportunity for all Victorian students to make connections with First Nations Elders.

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    Fund amount:
    $120,000

    Program area:
    Educational Equity

    Year:
    2021

  • Reconnecting with education as part of COVID recovery

    An Educational Equity smart grant of $40,000 has been awarded to the Beyond the Bell program on the Great South Coast to support students to reconnect with school as part of COVID response.

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    Fund amount:
    $40,000

    Program area:
    Educational Equity

    Location:
    Great South Coast

    Year:
    2021

  • 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

  • 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

  • Investing in an educational outcome for vulnerable students

    A ground-breaking impact investment model will sit behind Melbourne City Mission's vision to help vulnerable young people complete secondary education.

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    Program area:
    Educational Equity