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The Ballarat Foundation CHAIRMAN’S LUNCH

posted by Margo Pettit, 19 Mar 2018

The Ballarat Foundation 2018 CHAIRMAN’S LUNCH Thursday 26th April, 12 noon, at Craig’s Royal Hotel   Hear from our Chairman – Wayne Weaire and our CEO Matt Jenkins, on the state of Philanthropy in Ballarat as well as the exciting future plans of the Ballarat Foundation in its quest to “Break the Cycle’ of disadvantage …read more


2018 Administrative Professionals Breakfast

posted by Kathy Horvat, 06 Mar 2018

 2018 Administrative Professionals Breakfast Friday 4th May, 7am @ North Ballarat Sports Club. Tickets at $45 Guest Speaker, Meshel Laurie   We are excited to announce Meshel Laurie as this year’s guest speaker. Meshel Laurie works in TV, radio, podcasts, writes columns and books, and parents 6 year old twins. She describes herself as a …read more


2018 Peace & Quiet Administrative Professional of the Year Nomination

posted by Kathy Horvat, 05 Mar 2018

2018 Peace & Quiet Administrative Professional of the Year Nominations are now open! To celebrate the Administrators that keep businesses across Ballarat running smoothly everyday, United Way Ballarat is putting a call out for you to nominate an administrator in your workplace, the person you think deserves to be recognised and receive the title of …read more


Book Here for Food For Thought Event – An Asian Banquet Using Rescued Food

posted by Kathy Horvat, 19 Feb 2018

Book Here When:  7pm, Saturday 12th May 2018 Where: Victorian Railway Institute, Lydiard Street North, Ballarat Cost: $65 per head + drinks at bar prices. As part of Ballarat Plate Up Month, The Ballarat Foundation’s Food For Thought Dinner will be in support of the organisation’s priority for Food Security in our region. Local chefs …read more


Back to School

posted by Kathy Horvat, 12 Dec 2017

Not every child in Ballarat will return to school this week with the essentials. Many don’t have or have outgrown their shoes or basic uniform items. Your donation of $50 will give a struggling family the means to buy shoes or clothing that fit and are in good repair and will send a child to school confident and ready to learn.