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Previous Recipients

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:
  • Wendouree West Exodus Community Family Camp 2023 - $6000 

  • Ballarat Basketball - Phoenix College Sport Employment Training Program - $7290 

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.