News

  • 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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  • Fire, fear and the future

    Mar 2020

    Short and long-term approaches required with the long road to recovery after bushfires.

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  • Funding reef restoration features in December grant decisions

    Dec 2019

    A grant of $287,000 over two years for Nature Conservancy Australia’s plan to bring back Victoria’s lost reefs, heads up the latest funding from the Ross Trust.

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  • Annual report tells the story

    Dec 2019

    We’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.

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  • Field trip supports long-term thinking on biodiversity

    Dec 2019

    Trustees 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.

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  • Phunktional, Guide Dogs on new list of grantees

    Dec 2019

    An 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.

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