Grant stories

  • 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

  • Early intervention on mental health in the regions

    A project to explore the unique challenges of accessing mental health care for primary-school aged children in regional and rural Victoria, is the beneficiary of a Challenge and Change grant of alm...

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    Fund amount:
    $99,612

    Program area:
    Educational Equity

    Location:
    Statewide

    Year:
    2020

  • Finding the hook to keep students engaged

    Gippsland students will be the first in Victoria to benefit from a program designed to make a significant impact on learning outcomes for vulnerable students, by ensuring they make successful trans...

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    Fund amount:
    $329,000 over three years

    Program area:
    Educational Equity

    Location:
    Gippsland

    Year:
    2019

  • Addressing the risk of homelessness

    The Ross Trust has joined with other philanthropic partners to address the risk of homelessness and financial disadvantage for young people in Victoria attempting to continue their education. ...

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    Fund amount:
    $240,000 over three years

    Program area:
    Educational Equity

    Location:
    Statewide

    Year:
    2019