Participants in Melton South Community Arts Centre's Healthy Cooking for Kids Program. A small grant from HMSTrust enabled a weekly after school healthy cooking class for children aged 8-14 during 2016.
Philip Moors AO, Claire Higgins, and Lin Bender AM, meeting Board, staff and community participants at Sisterworks in Abbotsford.
SisterWorks is a non-profit social enterprise that supports women of migrant, asylum seeker or refugee backgrounds to develop handmade food or craft products in order to become financially independent and happily settled in Australia. In FY17, Sisterworks received a Multi-year grant to build capacity in its early years.
October 2016. Trustees and Fellowship alumni celebrating 25 years of the Helen Macpherson Smith Fellowship at the Melbourne Business School.
November 2016. Farewell dinner for Fran Awcock
L-R: Darvell Hutchinson AM (Trustee and Chairman 1964-2014) and Fran Awcock AM (Trustee 2007-2016)
L-R: Philip Moors AO, Claire Higgins, Phil Wright and Dr Michelle McIntosh on a tour of the HMSTrust Laboratory at Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences.
Wathaurong Aborinal Co-operative. Wurdi Youang field day with rangers and Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning representatives.
Glen Thomson, HMSTrust Finance Executive (centre) participating in the judging panel for Kids Thrive's 'Kids as Catalyst' program in Maldon.
A River Nile School student and her teacher. The newly established River Nile School offers full time programs delivering VCAL curriculum to re-engage Refugee and Asylum Seeker school aged women who have had disrupted schooling or who are struggling to cope with their current education arrangements or settings. HMSTrust supported The River Nile Learning Centre with a grant in FY2017 to facilitate the registration process required to establish River Nile School.
Kat Clarke, Blakstream Associate Producer at the Emerging Cultural Leaders Showcase, Footscray Community Arts Centre. Funded by a multi-year grant, Blakstream is a 3-year project aimed at developing the next generation of Indigenous creative producers and arts managers for Victoria's arts sector.
Participants in Port Philip EcoCentre's Beach Patrol Sea Shepherd Baykeeper REgeneration.
Rebecca Scott, CEO of STREAT, taking HMSTrust staff on a tour of the premises at Cromwell Street, Collingwood.
HMSTrust Grants team
L-R: Lea-Anne Bradley, Sarah Bartak, Michelle Springall and Ryley.
L-R: Keith Smith, Tricia Szirom, Lin Bender AM, Deborah de Rossi, Philip Moors AO at a site visit to Brotherhood of St Laurence's Epping Hub
L-R: HMSTrust Chairman Philip Moors AO, with Mae Hong, Vice President Rockefeller Foundation Advisors and Ben Clark, CEO Australian Executor Trustees, at the Trustees Roundtable hosted by HMSTrust in September 2017.
Lin Bender AM with fellow speakers at the a launch of HEPReady, a fee for service tailored training and accreditation package, up-skilling health and community professionals with accurate and timely information on viral hepatitis.
L-R: Josh Muir, Hutchinson Fellow 2016 and Vincent Shen, School Lawyer, WestJustice at HMSTrust, December 2016.
L-R: Lin Bender AM, Anne Connors and Rhyll Dorrington of Western Chances, with Ryley at a grantee meeting at HMSTrust.