2022 Grants

Arts and Culture

Arts Mildura
Hub Fit-Out and Inaugural Creative Program
Support to undertake a year-round schedule of exhibitions, events, performances, workshops and arts education opportunities.

Centre For Projection Art
Investing In Specialised Project Equipment to Improve Income Streams and Enhance Sustainability
Purchase of equipment to enable projection of artworks with high artistic and community merit.


Beolite Village
Darvell Hutchinson Centre for Residents Hobbies and Repair Shop
Development of a new community space for independent retirement living residents in Mansfield.

Philanthropy Australia
Support for Philanthropy Australia’s Victorian State Manager position

Social Traders
Build the Capacity, Sustainability and Impact of Victorian Social Enterprises
Building and scaling of social enterprise procurement across Victoria, improving social outcomes.

Sunraysia Community Health Services
Family and Child Hub – Our Sustainable Future
Support to achieve independent business sustainability in order to support disadvantaged families and their children in the Mallee regional community.

Tradeswomen Australia Community Foundation
Barriers to Employment in Skilled Trades for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Women
Research into the experiences and barriers faced by CALD Women who are employed or seeking employment in skilled trades, in partnership with the Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria.

Unison Housing
Make Room
Support for the redevelopment of a Melbourne CBD building to deliver accommodation and support services for people who are experiencing homelessness.


Banksia Gardens Community Services
Cultivating Awareness and Resilience in Education (CARE) – implementation in Australia
Implementation of the CARE program, supporting teachers to employ Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) and mindful awareness practices, leading to improved classroom instruction, better student wellbeing, and reduced stress.

Beyond the Bell
Youth Voice – A Call to Action!
Support for project delivery to enable children and young people to connect with education and engage in learning across the Great South Coast.

University of Melbourne
Support for the roll out of an intervention program for students refusing to re-engage with school, and disengaged students in out-of-home care, following COVID-19 related lockdowns.


Biolinks Alliance
Larger-Networks for Large Landscape Conservation; Growing Biolinks Alliance’s Capacity to Scale-Up
Support for a collaborative capacity-building project addressing the need for larger network organisations to implement large-scale landscape ecological restoration.

Bush Heritage Australia
Wurreka Galkangu: An ongoing partnership journey – collaborating in right-way planning, management and evaluation
Support for collaboration and co-design with Dja Dja Wurrung Traditional Owners or Djaara (language name for Dja Dja Wurrung people) for the long-term restoration and protection of culturally important ecological environments in Victoria.

Dolphin Research Institute
Building Capacity to Empower Victorians to be Stewards of Dolphins, Whales and their Marine Environment
Improve the communications and technology systems that build organisational capacity, better empowering Victorians to be stewards of marine life and environment.


Swinburne University of Technology
Mental Health (Telehealth) Counselling Service for aged-care communities
Expansion of a program that blends geriatric counselling expertise and new technology to deliver free telehealth mental health counselling in rural and regional Victoria.

70th Anniversary Grants

State Library of Victoria
Women Writer’s Fund
Acquisition of historical works by women writers, and support for associated public programming.

Stella Prize Inc.
The Stella Forever Fund
Contribution to Stella’s campaign which achieved $3 million to secure the Prize in perpetuity.

Western Chances
Support for Disadvantaged Girls in Melbourne’s West
Support for scholarships for young women, assisting them to complete their secondary and tertiary education.

Named Beneficiaries

Bolton Clarke
Support for Royal District Nursing Service activities in Victoria

Mission to Seafarers Victoria
Support for welfare services for seafarers

Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA)
Support for the new CASA Care Centre at RSPCA Peninsula to desex cats, decreasing the rate of unwanted homeless kittens and protecting native wildlife

The Lost Dogs Home
Support for a first of its kind shelter-medicine program, in partnership with the University of Melbourne

The Royal Children’s Hospital Foundation
Support for bereavement services

Vision Australia
Support for Vision Australia’s Victorian operations