Grant stories

  • Riding out the storm with the community

    Victorians were shocked by the severe storms and floods that ravaged Gippsland and the Dandenong Ranges in the winter of 2021 – but The Ross Trust has been there to support the communities as they ...

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    Fund amount:
    $130,000

    Program area:
    Other

    Location:
    Statewide

    Year:
    2021

  • Helping Afghans in crisis

    The Ross Trust is providing critical support to Refugee Legal - an independent community legal centre specialising in refugee and immigration law, policy and practice - to enable them to provide vi...

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    Fund amount:
    $85,000

    Program area:
    Other

    Location:
    Global

    Year:
    2021

  • Supporting communities in COVID crisis

    The Ross Trust is providing desperately needed emergency assistance to Victorian communities that are heavily impacted by COVID.

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    Fund amount:
    $90,000

    Program area:
    Other

    Location:
    Statewide

    Year:
    2021

  • Helping East Gippsland children to ‘build back better’

    A three-year grant from the Ross Trust will enable the Children’s Wellbeing Initiative to continue its efforts to ensure children in East Gippsland have a voice in the region’s recovery from years ...

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    Fund amount:
    $239,896

    Program area:
    Other

    Location:
    East Gippsland

    Year:
    2021-2023

  • 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

  • Almost $300,000 awarded to support COVID-19 response

    Grants to support some of the most marginalised people in our community, are the final grants awarded by the Ross Trust as part of its almost $300,000 rapid response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    Program area:
    Other

  • Ready to learn

    It takes a village to raise a child and this saying is being put into practice very effectively for the children and families of Rosebud West on the Mornington Peninsula, using an evidence-based ap...

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    Fund amount:
    $60,000 over two years

    Program area:
    Other

    Location:
    Mornington Peninsula

    Year:
    2018