FREE Health and Safety Help Some of our local groups have been receiving free health and safety consultancy under the Victorian WorkSafe OHS Essentials Program. This is up to 8 ½ hours of free information, advice and assistance is available from an approved provider of the Program.Paul Scofield has been delivering the Program since 2013.…

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2019 Pathways to Employment Grants

The Inner North Community Foundation today announced community grants to 22 charitable organisations which focus on helping disadvantaged people in Melbourne’s inner north through the Foundation’s 2017 Pathways to Employment grants program. The Grants Assessment Panel this year consisted of Foundation directors Sylvia Admans (Chair), Kevin Neville, Carolyn Phiddian and Julie Beckers who were joined…

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Christmas Crowdfunding

Six local charities shared $15,000 raised in total by the Foundation as part of last year’s Christmas Crowdfunding campaign. Each year the Foundation runs a Christmas crowdfunding campaign to raise monies for six non-profit organisations supporting people living in the inner north. Local traders in the Inner North have donation tins on their counter, and…

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Northern Funders Network

Community life is funded by lots of different organisations. Last month, 25 representatives of Council, the Lions, Rotary, Private Foundations, National Zakat Foundation, the Bendigo Bank and others came together to talk about common issues around grantmaking at Northcote Town Hall (thanks to Council for their support for the space!). Collectively from the groups present, over $9M per…

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Rapid response update

Since July 2018, the Foundation started a new grants program. Funding of up to $3,000 is available for projects that support prosperous, connected and cohesive communities. Some of the projects we’ve funded to date are: The Community Grocer:  to build healthy connected communities by creating a vibrant weekly gathering space – the market – encouraging…

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