The Ballarat Foundation has supported dozens of community programs and projects through our annual grant distributions. Here are examples of how we support positive and sustainable community impact.
2022 Grant Recipients
In 2022 the Ballarat Foundation proudly announced more than $70,000 would be distributed to community organisations and projects from our annual Community Grants Program. The Ballarat Innovation Grant and Peter Amor Sports Participation Grants will be announced in late August.
The projects funded in the general Community Impact grant round included:
BADAC - Indigenous Youth Leaders Connecting to Culture Camp - $5090
Ballarat Neighbourhood Centre - Our Garden - Supporting Our Kitchen Social Enterprise - $3100
Aboriginal Literacy Foundation - Post Covid Literacy Catch Up for Youth - $7500
Ballarat Community Health - Go 4 Green 2.0 - $2500
Hilltop Church – Hilltop Church Breakfast Club – $3000
BADAC - Back to School Program - $7500
The Salvation Army - LARF (Life skills, Activities, Relationships, Fun) - $7500
Art of the Minds INC - Living With Purpose - a wellbeing and personal development program for young people - $2720
Uniting Vic. Tas - Meals for Change Cafe Meals Program - $7200
The recipients of the Wendouree-Delacombe Sub Fund grants included:
The Courier Charity Fund awarded the following grants:
- Uniting Vic. Tas - Breezeway Meals Program – Funded amount: $15,000
The Peter Amor Sports Participation Fund provided support to:
- Redan Football Netball Club - Disadvantaged Fund - $5000
- Ballarat Lawn Tennis Club - Tennis for the Disadvantaged - $1143
- YMCA Ballarat Youth Services - ReCranked Bike Recycling Program - $4935
- Vic Country Futsal auspiced by Football Victoria - Futsal Ballarat Primary School Girls Competition - $5000
Finally, the Ballarat Innovation Grant:
- Raven Collective - $50,000
Raven Collective is a paid work program offered to women who have experienced Domestic or Family Violence. The organisation aims to provide a safe and scaffolded environment for women who have experienced domestic abuse to develop skills to allow participants to seek and sustain ongoing employment and reach the ultimate goal of becoming self-sufficient.
Past Grant Recipients
A summary of the programs that received funding in 2021 can be downloaded here.
Funding Recipients 2021
A summary of the programs that received funding in 2020 can be downloaded here.
Funding recipients 2020
A summary of the programs that received funding for 2019 can be downloaded here.
Funding recipients 2019
A summary of the programs who received funding for 2018 can be downloaded here.
Funding recipients 2018
A summary of the programs who received funding for 2017 can be downloaded here.
Funding recipients 2017
Funding is also provided through several corporate and in memorium sub-funds.