The Ross Trust has compiled a list of useful links to help with greater understanding of philanthropy, our work and funding priorities, and to provide leads for other possible funding sources and philanthropic support.
Philanthropy Australia is the peak body for charitable trusts and foundations in Australia and the Ross Trust is a member of this organisation. Apart from supporting philanthropic members, Philanthropy Australia offers resources to assist community organisations seeking grants.
Australian Communities Foundation assists donors develop strategic giving plans and make effective grants that meet their own charitable goals and address needs in the community.
Not-for-profit Law is Justice Connect’s legal help for community organisations.
Pro Bono Australia is Australia's leading news, jobs, events, research and funding resources for the not-for-profit and charity sector.
Ourcommunity.com.au provides advice, connections, training and easy-to-use tech tools for people and organisations working to build stronger communities. It also provides a range of practical resources for not or those working in the not-for-profit sector, including:
Centre for Social Impact – a collaboration between Australian universities to conduct research and education and to create tools, solutions and leaders that enable change.
Australian Charities and Not for Profits Commission is the Australian government’s national regulator of charities.
The Ross Trust funding priorities in educational equity and biodiversity conservation are informed by the relevant United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
The following sites provide background and intelligence as to the need to prioritise granting in educational equity:
The following sites provide background and intelligence as to the need to prioritise granting in biodiversity conservation. Organisations already leading work in biodiversity conservation are also listed:
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