East Gippsland
Community Foundation

Creating a lasting difference in East Gippsland by investing in projects that promote well-being, resilience and involvement in our community

East Gippsland
Community Foundation

Creating a lasting difference in East Gippsland by investing in projects that promote the well-being, resilience and involvement in our community

Current Opportunities

BUSHFIRE RECOVERY COMMUNITY GRANTS AWARDED

Bushfire Recovery Grants have been awarded to projects that help East Gippsland to build back better from the Black Summer fires. Priority was given to grassroots, community-led initiatives that directly and clearly benefit local communities within the themes of: Bushfire recovery Community led capacity building Disaster planning and preparedness Click …

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Scholarship testimonial

March 2022 Scholarship Testimonial.. Dear the East Gippsland Community Foundation, My name is (edited for privacy), and I have recently received one of your very generous grants to help support me and my relocation to Mannix College and my intense studies of the Bachelor of Medical Science and Doctor of …

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Local solutions to local challenges

The East Gippsland Community Foundation (EGCF) is a philanthropic trust that was created for the people of East Gippsland. It exists to make a positive and lasting difference to the people of the region, as they recover from the devastating 2019-20 Black Summer bushfires.

The foundation is newly-formed (established in 2021), and aims to support and strengthen the community, by – amongst other things – promoting well-being, resilience and involvement in the community. Its mission is to ensure stronger and more resilient communities that are equitable, connected, prepared and sustainable.

The Foundation provides small but vital grants to community organisations across East Gippsland.

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Community Foundation e-newsletter

We are delighted to provide you with an update on our community foundation activities…. East Gippsland Community Foundation e-newsletter    

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DONATE AS PART OF THE ‘BEYOND THE FIRE – RECOVERY’ DOCUMENTARY

Thank you to our good friends at Bendigo Bank and the Community Enterprise Foundation, as part of the ‘Beyond the Fires – Recovery’ documentary you …

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We’re a registered charity

East Gippsland Community Foundation was formed in April 2021 to support East Gippsland communities in their long-term recovery from the 2019-2020 Victorian bushfires. The East …

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