Yearly Archive: 2014

A great tradition of helping others

Under the above heading, the Geelong Advertiser Editorial for March 12, in highlighting why “Geelong is a great place to call home”, said that Geelong has individuals and organisations seeking to help each other out, mentioning Give Where You Live, Diversitat and the Geelong Community Foundation. GCF helped fund two Diversitat projects in our 2013...

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Clown doctors to prescribe laughter all year

From the Geelong Advertiser March 1: Along with two ‘Clown Doctors’, 7-year-old Liam Williamson checks the heart of GCF Development Manager Leigh Wallace. GCF granted $9,700 in 2013 to Clown Doctors who visit sick kids in the children’s ward at Geelong Hospital every month. Laughter can be the best medicine.

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Back to School Program launched

On Tuesday February 11, Executive Officer Andrew Lawson met with North Geelong Secondary School Principal Nick Adamou and student leaders, for the 2014 launch of the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR)/Sidney Myer Back to School Program. GCF Ambassador Andrew Mackie was present to meet everyone and have a little handball with student leader...

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Applications for Grants for 2014 were invited and closed 3 March 2014.

Applications for 2015 will be advertised in February 2015 with forms downloadable from this website then.

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