• Educational Equity smart grants on hold to allow for bushfire and coronavirus response

    22 Jun 2020

    We have made a decision to put our Educational Equity Smart Grants on hold until the end of 2020.

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  • Helmeted Honeyeater habitat results draw new funding

    18 Jun 2020

    Based on outstanding results from a previous habitat restoration project, the Ross Trust has backed the Friends of the Helmeted Honeyeater to expand their work.

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  • Increasing early learning participation for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children

    1 Jun 2020

    In the lead up to National Reconciliation Week, the Ross Trust awarded $150,000 over three years to SNAICC, to advocate for increased early learning participation for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children.

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  • Education steps up when home is not an option

    25 May 2020

    The Ross Trust is putting its support behind an award-winning program to support school children who don’t have a home, to help them stay connected with education and services.

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  • Challenges to philanthropy – a story for AEGN

    18 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

    11 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

    27 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

    27 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

    26 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

    6 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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