Monthly Archive: September 2022

Chairperson Michael Betts Update

It is my pleasure as Chairperson to update our donors and stakeholders on the work of the Geelong Community Foundation. The Foundation has raised a record amount of money in the 2022 financial year of over $1.7 million. We continue to see a growth in bequests, both in number and value, and we have welcomed...

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Connecting with legal and finance professionals in the region

On Thursday September 8 at the Geelong Library, the Foundation co-hosted a professional development event with Foley’s List for legal and finance professionals in the region. The purpose of this event was to support lawyers and financial planners in the community by extending their knowledge on gifts in wills. “ The event provides the opportunity...

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Media release: New Financial Literacy Program offers early-intervention support

People in the Geelong region experiencing financial difficulty are now able to receive financial-management support to avoid reaching a crisis point, thanks to Volunteering Geelong’s pilot Financial Literacy Program. The program has grown from a joint initiative between the Geelong Community Foundation and Give Where You Live, with the aim of fostering a collective response...

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Adroit Golf Day Capital Grant 2023 expressions of interest now open

Adroit Insurance & Risk will host its 20th Annual Charity Golf Day at 13th Beach Golf Links in Barwon Heads on 2 March, 2023. 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...

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