Monthly Archive: March 2022

19th Adroit Insurance & Risk Charity Golf Day raises $104,000

The Adroit Insurance & Risk Charity Golf Day, of which the Foundation is a community partner, is one of the largest events in the Geelong fundraising calendar. Since its inception, the annual event has raised more than $1 million for local causes, and will have far-reaching benefits in our community for many years to come....

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Schools in Philanthropy Program returns in 2022

We are delighted to see our Schools in Philanthropy Program return in 2022. Established by the Foundation in 2011, the program allows VCAL students predominantly in Year 12 to work with community organisations that have applied for grants while learning about philanthropy, social awareness and community leadership. The program aims to inspire young people to...

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$102,000 for children and families needing a hand

Students and families across the region who need help with the material costs of attending school have been provided with support through the Geelong Community Foundation’s partnership with the Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal (FRRR). The FRRR Back to School Program — in partnership with a range of Trusts and Foundations, including the Glover...

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P500 2022 Campaign Launch

“By giving $500, and having it become part of a larger gift, I feel like a major donor. The impact we can make as a group is inspiring.” – Bridgette Kelly, former P500 Committee Chair. On Thursday March 3rd, the Geelong Community Foundation celebrated its 2022 P500 Campaign Launch. Past P500 donors and guests came...

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Changing lives through surfing

Walking along the beach at Ocean Grove or Anglesea on any given weekend, you might see a group of adults and teens with brightly coloured rash vests and soft-top boards, laughing and playing in the waves. You would assume you’re watching a surfing lesson, and you’d be right. But, just like the ocean itself, there...

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Once-in-a-lifetime mentor opportunity with Geelong Youth Engagement

Would someone in your workplace, community or even yourself like to make a difference to someone’s life? Adroit Insurance & Risk has had a long-term relationship with the Geelong Community Foundation, including as community partner of the Adroit Insurance & Risk Charity Golf Day. In this role, the Foundation has supported Adroit Insurance & Risk...

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