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The Ballarat Foundation is proud to announce more than $100,000 will be distributed to community organisations and projects following our 2021 Community Grants Program.

The projects funded in the general Community Impact grant round include:

– A Pot of Courage: Tiered Empowerment Project – Funded amount:$5000
– Ballarat Community Garden – Funded amount: $3900
– The Ballarat Tool Library – Funded amount: $1992
– Ballarat Community Church’s Doorways Program – Funded amount: $10,000
– Ballarat East Neighborhood House Playgroup- Funded amount: $3570
– Ballarat Community Health ‘Go4Green’ – Funded amount: $2500
– Anglicare Ballarat cooking sessions – Funded amount: $2500
– Meals for Change (MfC) – Funded amount: $4752
– Mercy Connect refugee mentoring program – Funded amount: $2500
– The Phoenix College Breakfast Club – Funded amount: $2500
– Ballarat Toy Library – Funded amount: $858
– The Salvation Army LARF Mentoring Program – Funded amount: $5000

The recipients of the Wendouree-Delacombe Sub Fund grants include:
– The Refresh project, Wendouree Neighbourhood Centre – Funded amount: $4950
– Wendouree West Exodus Community Family Holiday weekend – Funded amount: $6000
-Ballarat Neighbourhood Centre/Delacombe Chairs Forum – Funded amount: $8000

The Courier Charity Fund has awarded the following grants:
-Wendouree Neighborhood Centre – Funded amount: $9405
-The Breezeway Meals Program – Funded amount: $15,000

Finally, the Peter Amor Sports Participation Fund will provide support to:
– City Junior Rowing Club – Funded amount: $3200
– Ballarat Basketball Association All Abilities Rookie Hoops program – Funded amount  $1804.

The Foundation could not fund these projects without generous donations from the Ballarat community and we extend our thanks to everyone who has given to allow us to support these great projects. Your contributions make a real difference.