Grant stories

  • Impact investment to boost Wildlife Wonders

    A $500,000 impact investment loan has started the ball rolling for an important social enterprise and conservation project on the Great Ocean Road near Apollo Bay. ...

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    Fund amount:
    $500,000 over two years

    Program area:
    Flora and Fauna

  • Restoring habitat for our State emblem

    The Helmeted Honeyeater is the Victorian State avian emblem and is critically endangered. However, a strategic habitat restoration project in the Yarra Valley is starting to net results. ...

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    Fund amount:
    $30,000 over two years

    Program area:
    Flora and Fauna

  • Humane approach to feral cat threat

    In 2017, the Ross Trust provided a $10,000 grant to the Foundation for Australia’s Most Endangered Species to allow it to optimise and test a new humane trap called the Felixer; an automated feral ...

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    Fund amount:
    $10,000 for one year

    Program area:
    Flora and Fauna

    Location:
    Statewide

  • A gift of pristine bushland

    Residents of Pakenham, Officer, Upper Beaconsfield and the surrounding area will be able to enjoy a wonderful new recreation reserve following a gift of 47 hectares of pristine bushland to Cardinia...

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    Program area:
    Flora and Fauna

    Year:
    2013

  • $1 million to return Neds Corner to its natural state

    In 2002, The R E Ross Trust partnered with Trust for Nature to purchase Neds Corner, now the state's biggest privately held conservation property, and return it to its natural state after 153 years...

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    Program area:
    Flora and Fauna

    Year:
    2002