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The Ballarat Foundation allocates funding annually through a number of different grant opportunities. These grants are open to any charity or community projects and projects which meet the application criteria.

The Community Impact Grants Program is an annual grants program distributing funds in the areas of Early Childhood, Youth Success, Housing Security and programs to the Wendouree and Delacombe areas. The Courier Charity Fund provides funding for projects in our four focus areas.

The Peter Amor Sports Participation Fund provides support for local sporting groups to encourage participation by young people. The Ballarat Foundation also manages the Matthew George Young Stockman Award.

The grants are funded through income generated by donations to The Ballarat Foundation sub-funds and through appeals such as Feed Ballarat.

Previous recipients

The Ballarat Foundation has supported dozens of community programs and projects through our annual grant distributions.

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How to apply

Find out how you can apply for a number of different grant opportunities. 

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Success stories

Over the past three years, the incredibly generous support of the Ballarat Foundation has enabled almost 2900 meals to be enjoyed by Meals for Change members.

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