GOAL: To improve access to quality, relevant and supportive education through initiatives that provide disadvantaged Victorians with the opportunity to reach their full potential.
- Engaging and retaining P-12 students
Initiatives that target students at risk of disengaging from school.
- Creating vocational pathways
Certified education and training pathways that lead to meaningful work.
- Transitioning migrants and refugees
Education and training opportunities that will enable migrants and refugees to transition into Victoria’s culturally diverse communities.
GOAL: To improve the outcomes of all Victorians by building their capabilities and resilience.
- Strengthening family cohesion
Programs and services that build parenting skills and improve long-term outcomes for children.
- Advancing early childhood development
Initiatives that focus on the social, emotional and cognitive development of disadvantaged pre-school children.
- Building financial resilience
Programs that improve the financial knowledge and behaviour of Victorians exposed to risk.
Arts and Culture
GOAL: To increase local participation, encourage public engagement and develop a sense of place through the arts.
- Building social inclusion and access
Arts projects that facilitate diverse representation, participation and engagement to build understanding and respect.
- Developing digital capability
Strategic adoption of digital solutions, resources and tools that enable arts organisations to be more effective and sustainable.
- Supporting arts workers and artists
Supporting organisations to build the business skills and financial independence of Victorian arts workers and artists to support viable careers.
GOAL: To protect and improve Victoria’s natural environments through responsible conservation projects that advance cooperative and sustainable practices.
- Conserving and restoring biodiversity
Projects that benefit at-risk habitats and species indigenous to Victoria.
- Protecting natural systems
Projects that protect and improve land and water systems to meet the environmental and economic needs of current and future generations.
- Nurturing sustainable landscapes
Initiatives that encourage sustainable land practices and improve connectivity across landscapes.
GOAL: To improve affordable access to quality health services in rural and regional Victoria.
This grants program is ONLY available at the Impact Grants level and has one specific focus area. No grants under this program area were approved in FY18.
- Improving access to mental health services in rural and regional Victoria
Projects that provide affordable access to a full range of reliable, quality mental health services for Victorians living in rural and regional Victoria.
From time to time, the Trustees approve grants at their discretion to eligible charities.