News

  • New Trust Chair takes the helm

    Jul 2020

    Corporate advisor and passionate education advocate, Jeremy Kirkwood, is the new Chair of the Ross Trust.

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  • More funds for East Gippsland bushfire recovery

    Jul 2020

    Almost $250,000 from the Trust has been granted to post bushfire response projects to help disaster-affected communities start the long road to recovery.

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  • Educational Equity Smart Grants on hold to allow for bushfire and coronavirus response

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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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