Dec 2019We’ve released our annual report for 2018-19, detailing 150 payments to new and existing grantees for the financial year, with a total value of $4.9 million.
Dec 2019Trustees and staff of the Ross Trust were inspired by the environmental work being undertaken in central Victoria, on a recent field trip organised by the Australian Environmental Grantmakers Network.
Dec 2019An early intervention program for babies and children living with low vision or blindness and a holiday arts program in the Mallee to engage First Nations and CALD young people, are amongst the projects awarded recent grants.
Nov 2019A grant of $200,000 over two years will help Odonata establish a safe haven for the reintroduction to Victoria of the Eastern Bettong and other priority endemic endangered species within the new Orana Farm Safe Haven, on the Loddon River.
Nov 2019The YouThrive Victoria Rural Leaders program is about to enhance its wellbeing component to create a specific focus on mental health.
Nov 2019The Ross Trust has provided a $100,000 grant towards the River Laws Program, to advance law and policy reform for the protection and restoration of urban waterways and for Indigenous water rights in the southern Murray Darling Basin
Nov 2019Gippsland 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 transition from primary to secondary school.
Oct 2019The Ross Trust has been profiled as a case study as part of Philanthropy Australia’s new online advocacy toolkit.
Sep 2019As part of our new strategy, the first grants to support organisations striving to achieve educational equity and biodiversity conservation in Victoria have been awarded.
Jul 2019The Ross Trust has joined with fellow philanthropic organisations to sign an open letter to the First Nations of Australia, supporting the Uluru Statement from the Heart.