Grant stories

  • Creating work experience and inspiration for young people

    A grant to the Ourschool program is helping state secondary schools build thriving alumni communities to benefit current students...

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    Fund amount:
    $60,000 over two years

    Program area:
    Vulnerable Victorians

    Location:
    Statewide

    Year:
    2017

  • No limits to learning on the Mornington Peninsula

    The Ross Trust has granted $120,000 over three years to a program which will use speech pathology to improve oral language of children, so they are ready to learn when they start school....

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    Fund amount:
    $120,000 over three years

    Program area:
    Vulnerable Victorians

    Location:
    Statewide

    Year:
    2018

  • Improving family violence data collection and analysis

    In a Victorian first, a partnership of family violence services is working together on a method to analyse data that will give them an accurate picture of the impact of family violence and the use ...

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    Fund amount:
    $40,000

    Program area:
    Vulnerable Victorians

    Location:
    Grampians

    Year:
    2019

  • Keeping culture strong

    Creating a healing space and keeping culture strong for the Mornington Peninsula’s growing Aboriginal population, was the driving force behind employing a gathering place coordinator for the Willum...

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    Fund amount:
    $60,000 over two years

    Program area:
    Vulnerable Victorians

    Location:
    Mornington Peninsula

    Year:
    2015

  • Relationships supporting school retention

    A diverse and engaging program for students has resulted in an increase in Year 12 completion rates, consistently higher school attendance, and a clear preference for teenage Indigenous boys volunt...

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    Fund amount:
    $90,000 over three years

    Program area:
    Vulnerable Victorians

    Location:
    Loddon

    Year:
    2014