New horse for the Warrnambool RDA thanks to the South West Community Foundation

December 5, 2018

South West Community Foundation chair Barrie Baker said new horse Daphne had proven to be very popular with the riders. “The community foundation is about local people helping local causes, “We are particularly keen on things that enrich the community and this is certainly an example of that enrichment. “You can tell from how much enthusiasm they…

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2017 Grant – Hands on Learning Brauer College St Helens Bio Link Landcare Project

June 26, 2018

Hands on Learning Brauer College: St Helens Bio Link Landcare Project was supported by the Niall Foundation facilitated through the South West Community Foundation. Part of the media released noted: During an event in October 2017 the east boundary fence between the reserve and the adjoining managed Blue Gum Plantation was noted for its derelict state….

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Colac Sub Fund – Grant Applicants outcomes

June 26, 2018

Read the articlaes for the following projects that the Colac Sub Fund has supported in 2018 and 2017: Eat Up Australia in partnership with Rotaract Club of Otway to assist kids getting access to healthy food in schools. Colac Driver Reviver for a ride on mower to ensure their reviver site  is clean, safe and…

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$134,565 in Community Foundation Grants

June 26, 2018

The South West Community Foundation has announced 44 grants totalling $134,565 to the community of south west Victoria for the 2018 Granting Round. This figure is an increase on the funds distributed in 2017. The grants support a wide range of activities and causes including upgrading the environment of the Drumborg Public Hall, funding to…

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2018 Grant Recipients

May 29, 2018

South West Community Foundation – GENERAL FUND Drumborg Public Hall and Recreation Reserve Committee Entrance Gardening $681.00 Leadership Great South Coast Incorporated Great South Coast Economic Migration Project – Language Cafe $3,000.00 Leadership Great South Coast Incorporated LGSC Annual Scholarships $1,650.00 Penshurst Men’s Shed Inc. A new enterprise for creating & sustaining Men’s Health $2,500.00…

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2018 Back to School Vouchers

April 23, 2018

In 2018 the South West Community Foundation has facilitated 826 $50 Target Back to School vouchers worth $41,300 to over 66 schools within the south west region of Victoria. 108 of these vouchers were recently provided to schools impacted by the St Patrick’s Day Fires. We wish these families well in the coming months and…

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