Season’s greetings

December 20, 2016

We would like to extend our warm thanks to everyone who has been involved with the Geelong Community Foundation in 2016. Your support as a donor, or as a grantee delivering life-changing services, greatly benefits to our community. We wish you a restful and happy festive season and look forward to working with you again in 2017...

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New brochure to assist making a bequest

December 14, 2016

At the Geelong Community Foundation we provide our donors with a range of philanthropic options to achieve their personal giving goals while supporting the broader Geelong community. By leaving a bequest in your Will to the Foundation you will create a long-lasting gift that will be held in perpetuity to support the growing needs of...

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Annual Report 2015-2016

November 30, 2016

In the 16 years since the Geelong Community Foundation was established, it has been making a difference by facilitating giving and investing in people and solutions to strengthen communities across the Geelong region. View the Geelong Community Foundation Annual Report 2015-2016.  

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Grant applications now open

November 3, 2016

The Foundation now provides two grant programs, both of which are now open. The Small Grant program supports grants from $3,000 to $10,000 and close 12th December 2016. The Major Grant program is for grants from $10,000 to $30,000 and will not close until 27th February 2017. The geographic boundary of our grant making is...

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Adroit Annual Charity Golf Day

July 13, 2016

Sponsorship opportunities now available! Adroit Insurance Group will host its 15th Annual Charity Golf Day at 13th Beach Golf Links, Barwon Heads on 24th November 2016. Thia is an event not to be missed! Teams of four will come together to compete for the prestigious Meatball Cup and raise much needed funds for the Geelong...

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2016 grant recipients announced

June 15, 2016

Vulnerable children and families, the homeless and the aged are just some of our region’s at-risk community members who will benefit from the Geelong Community Foundation grants. The 2016 Geelong Community Foundation grants program, announced on 15 June, will fund 42 diverse projects and programs valued at $740,000 to address our community’s greatest needs. The...

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Andrew Lawson farewell

June 3, 2016

On Tuesday 3 May, we farewelled inaugural Executive Officer, Andrew Lawson at a special event at Truffleduck.  The Geelong Community Foundation Board sincerely thanks Andrew for his incredible contribution to the organisation over more than 16 years.   Wendy Maloney, Kathy and Mark Osborne Adam Biennerhasset and Michael Browne Alison Lawson and Kate Betts Andrew...

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Gail Rodgers appointed CEO

January 15, 2016

The Geelong Community Foundation Board is delighted to announce the appointment of Gail Rodgers as Chief Executive Officer. Gail’s appointment follows the announcement that founding Executive Officer Andrew Lawson will retire after more than 16 years of outstanding contributions to the Foundation. Gail comes to the Foundation with a distinguished career spanning roles in the...

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