2018 COMMUNITY GRANT APPLICATION FORM & GUIDELINES WILL BE AVAILABLE SHORTLY

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