2019 BORDER TRUST COMMUNITY GRANTS ANNOUNCED AT THE BIG GIVE

CONGRATULATIONS!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2019 Big Give Program June

We’re proud to host Named Sub Funds which also distributed grants this year. 

Fantastic leadership & community philanthropy from all!

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Border Trust 2018 Big Give Program

2018 BORDER TRUST COMMUNITY GRANTS ANNOUNCED AT THE BIG GIVE

CONGRATULATIONS!

 

 

 

 

 

 

2 of our Named Sub Funds also distributed grants, being the Adroit Insurance Named Sub Fund & the Katharine Sleeman Named Sub Fund

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

2018 COMMUNITY GRANT ROUND NOW CLOSED

MISSION
The mission of Border Trust: the Community Foundation for the Albury Wodonga Region (Border Trust) is to promote and build a resourceful and sharing community by encouraging and enabling local philanthropy.

SPECIFIC GRANTING AIMS
Border Trust’s granting program will fund projects:

  • To promote leadership in the community
  • To build the community’s capacity to improve itself
  • To support opportunities that multiply local benefits
  • To promote social responsibility
  • To encourage a giving culture
  • To promote social justice
  • To develop partnerships and build relationships.

GRANT AMOUNT

Grants of between $500 and $3000 may be awarded each grant round.  Occasionally a grant of up to $5000 may be awarded.  We welcome partnerships and encourage applicants to seek funds from a range of sources.


BORDER TRUST COMMUNITY GRANT RECIPIENTS 2017

Albury Wodonga Regional Foodshare Amount: Pledge $3,000
Project: Purchase refrigerated van

Albury Wodonga Stroke and Brain Injury Amount: $2,850
Project: Art & Music Therapy Workshops

Cancer Patients Foundation Amount: $2,640
Project: Look Good Feel Better

Mirambeena Activities Club Amount: $1,000
Project: Art & Craft Fair

Parklands Albury Wodonga Amount: $3,000
Project: Tree Top Trail to Build Skills

Rotary Club Belvoir Amount: Pledge $3,000
Project: Fundraising to build Life Skills House at Belvoir Special School

Wodonga Urban Landcare Amount: $1,800
Project: Learning about our rich cultural heritage

Youth Albury Wodonga Amount: $4,000
Project: NE Wilderness Program
Co Funded by: Adroit Insurance Group, Scanlon Foundation & Border Trust

MAMA Art Foundation Amount: $10,000
Project: John and Margaret Baker Memorial Fellowship
Funded by: Baker Motors through ANZ Referral Program

Survivors of Suicide Amount: $10,000
Project: Winter Solstice
Funded by: Baker Motors through ANZ Referral Program

Border Trust Community Grant Recipients

MAMA Art Foundation collected by Dougald Frederick

$10,000 grant to Survivors of Suicide through ANZ Referral Program


 

 2015 BORDER TRUST COMMUNITY GRANT PROGRAM Recipients

  • Albury Wodonga Regional Foodshare: “Raising our Profile” Event Kits $4,529.
  • Murray Arts: “Burraja Arts Exhibition Space” $2,000.
  • Wodonga District Girl Guides: “The Great Outdoors Program” $1,000.
  •  Belvoir Special Development School: “Bel54 Community Café” $3,000
    (co-funded by Border Trust & Adroit Insurance Group).
2015 Recipients BT

2015 Border Trust Community Grant Recipients: Murray Arts General Manager – Karen Gardner, Belvoir Special School – Leanne Novak, Wodonga District Girl Guides – Kelly Jones & Brenda Roberts and Albury Wodonga Regional FoodShare Board member Alison Leahy (back).



See details of grants awarded at  Stories from Grant Recipients