Dec 2020In its 50th year, the Trust has set its decision-making and operational processes in a formal ethical framework - an Ethics Charter. This Charter will guide the Trust as it continues its work over the coming decades, to create positive social and environmental change.
Nov 2020Today we are releasing our annual report for 2019-20. For the Ross Trust, we started our story of the last financial year as the first with a new five-year strategy in place and a strong financial position, which placed us very well to respond to this unique year with compassion, clarity and action.
Sep 2020This month we have signed off on a commitment of $1 million over five years, to be amongst the philanthropic organisations committing to a non-partisan, neutral national policy body to guide the future management of our fresh water resources in this country.
Jul 2020The compulsory lockdown of the public housing blocks in response to the coronavirus crisis, reminds us how crucial it is for philanthropy to advocate and help give a voice to the most marginalised people in our society.
May 2020Grappling with the dual challenges presented by bushfire and then the global pandemic, how we can make a meaningful contribution to something so all-encompassing?
Mar 2020I wanted to update you on the Ross Trust’s response to COVID-19 and a few changes we are making.
Mar 2020Welcome to our first newsletter for 2020 – what a challenging start to the year it has been for everyone.
Dec 2019The end of one era and the start of another is one way of characterising our last year’s work at the Ross Trust.
Oct 2019It’s been a whirlwind first few months with our new strategy hitting the road and the Trustees have already approved over $1 million worth of grants to biodiversity conservation and educational equity.
Jul 2019Welcome to our first quarterly newsletter as we reopen our granting opportunities with a renewed approach.