The Geelong Community Foundation has granted $9.7 million to community organisations in the Geelong region since 2000.
Directors of the Geelong Community Foundation approved $1,023,000 in grants for 2021/22 to community organisations supporting people in the greater Geelong Region. The Foundation approved 54 grants to a diverse range of organisations. Members of the Grants Committee reviewed more than 74 applications seeking over $2.5m. Applications were prioritised with a focus on the “needs”...Read more
Directors of the Geelong Community Foundation last week approved $1,032,500 in grants for 2020/21 to community organisations supporting people in the greater Geelong Region. The Foundation delivered 48 grants to a diverse range of organisations. Members of the Grants Committee, responsible for the review of more than 85 applications, were challenged this year through the...Read more
The Geelong Community Foundation reached a milestone last Wednesday 22nd May 2019, granting $1,014,000 to community organisations in the greater Geelong Region. The Foundation delivered over 50 grants at the annual reception held in the Presidents Room at GMHBA Stadium, to a diverse range of organisations. The Foundation has been making a difference in the...Read more
The 2018 Geelong Community Foundation grant program, announced on the 23rd May at its annual Grants Reception at GMHBA stadium, saw $932,500 invested back into the community through 46 diverse programs. Aimed at benefiting the most disadvantaged in our region and assisting to create a stronger and more resilient community, this year’s grants cover a...Read more
Fifty-three diverse local projects and programs have been funded by the Geelong Community Foundation’s 2017 grants program and will help address our community’s greatest needs. The grants were announced on 15 May at a reception attended by more than 250 donors, community groups, and supporters. A full list of the 2017 grant recipients can be...Read more
In 2015 a total of $771,000 was awarded to 39 organisations through the 2015 Grant Round and Schools in Philanthropy Program, as well as through Scholarships, the Back to School Program and the Adroit Golf Day grant. YMCA Geelong With the role of father changing to one involving more “hands on” parenting, the “Lads and Dads Program”, funded...Read more
During the year, $415,000 was distributed from the Gift Fund, $244,750 from the Open Fund, and $1,400 from the Scholarship Fund. The value of Target vouchers distributed in the Back to School program was $83,000. In the June 2014 grant round, 44 organisations had grants approved: Cystic Fibrosis Victoria Living with chronic illness such as Cystic Fibrosis affects the...Read more