Our region’s most worthy to share in half a million dollars

Thirty diverse community projects and programs have shared in $500,000 thanks to the Geelong Community Foundation’s 2011 grants program.

The local programs funded aim to benefit the most disadvantaged in our region, helping to create a stronger, more resilient community. Grants cover a range of community needs and interests such as education, training, research, community wellbeing and support for the aged, families, health, youth and the arts.

Some of the 30 organisations to benefit include Diversitat, Pregnancy Help Geelong, Glastonbury, Urban Seed, Lifeline, Ocean Grove Neighbourhood House, Special Olympics Barwon Region, Multicultural Aged Care and Lorne Sculpture Exhibition 2011.