News

  • Challenges to philanthropy – a story for AEGN

    May 2020

    There is an opportunity for the philanthropic sector to collaborate and find a collective voice to advocate strongly for those who need it most.

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

    May 2020

    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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  • Backing the expansion of Our Place in Frankston North

    Apr 2020

    The Ross Trust is contributing $300,000 over three years to support the establishment of Our Place in Frankston North.

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  • Advocating for our parks and wildlife

    Apr 2020

    Jordan Crook is the new Nature Conservation Campaigner with the Victorian National Parks Association (VNPA), with the supported of an Advocacy Grant.

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  • Grants to help the Mornington Peninsula respond to COVID-19

    Apr 2020

    A small grant to assist school children with limited access to online facilities learn at home during the COVID-19 crisis, was one of the first priorities for the Ross Trust as part of its response to the pandemic.

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  • Philanthropy acts with urgency and purpose

    Apr 2020

    We’ve joined with Philanthropy Australia and 18 other philanthropic leaders to commit to a set of principles which guide how we will respond to the COVID-19 crisis.

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  • Backing our biodiversity conservation strategy

    Apr 2020

    In less than a year of granting, the Ross Trust has awarded as much funding to biodiversity conservation projects as it did in the previous five years.

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  • Philanthropic response to COVID-19

    Apr 2020

    Funding platform launched to support a coordinated philanthropic funding response to the global pandemic.

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  • COVID-19 impacts and responses

    Mar 2020

    We remain committed to continuing our work and supporting you.

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  • East Gippsland Lungs of the Lake supported

    Mar 2020

    A grant of $299,300 for the Lungs of the Lake project run by the East Gippsland Landcare Network heads up a strong commitment to biodiversity conservation.

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