Win a Diamond ring

Thanks to Ballarat business, Gems and Jewels, one lucky person will win a 1 carat diamond ring independently valued at $22,400! To enter simply vote for your favourite dancer from our ten local personalities who are competing for the 2019 Dancing with our Stars crown. Every vote you give will provide you with another entry […]

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Dancing with our Stars is Live

The Ballarat Foundation this morning launched the inaugural Dancing with the Stars event to media and sponsors at the Ballarat Dance Studio. VOTING OPEN Ten local identities were this morning announced as the ‘stars’ of the inaugural DWOS event to be held at the newly renovated Ballarat Civic Hall on Saturday June 22. Held at […]

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Ballarat Food Insecurity Centre Announcement

Concept design of the Ballarat Food Security Centre to be potentially located in the Ballarat West Employment Zone.   Media Release: Ballarat Food Security Centre Announcement   Ballarat Foundation welcomes today’s announcement that, if elected this November, a Liberal Nationals Government will make a significant investment to combat food insecurity in Ballarat. The Liberal Nationals […]

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2018 Run for a Cause

Run for a Cause 2018 The Ballarat Foundation ‘Run for a Cause’ will be the largest mass participation community fun run/walking event in the area with all proceeds going directly to local charities. Proudly filling the void left by Run Ballarat, ‘Run for a Cause’ will bring together schools, businesses and community groups to raise […]

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Community Impact Grants NOW CLOSED!

The Ballarat Foundation allocates funding annually. Applications for the Community Impact Grants Program open on Monday 11 June 2018 and close 5:00pm Monday 2 July 2018. Thank you to all who applied for the grants! Grants for funding in 2018 are now open Community Impact Grants Program Funding Guidelines Project Budget Template […]

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ART FOR A CAUSE.

An evening of fine food, song and an art auction. 7 pm Thursday 6th September 2018 at Craig’s Royal Hotel. Introducing Craig’s From Paddock to Plate spring menu. Performance by Ginger & Tonic, an acapella cabaret group. Art auction featuring leading local artists. Steve and Sue Sedgwick, Deb Johnston, Daniel Henderson, Lars Stenberg, Doug Wright, Anne […]

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Feed Ballarat Appeal

The Ballarat Foundation’s ‘Feed Ballarat Appeal’ aims to unite the community in action to ensure every person, child and family has continuous access to safe and nutritious food. Ballarat’s food insecurity issues have been in the spotlight again recently with the release of a short film produced by local production company Mass Motion which highlights […]

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The Ballarat Foundation Partnership with Foodbank Victoria

The Ballarat Foundation Partnership with Foodbank Victoria Press Release: Food distribution hub to tackle food insecurity in Ballarat and the Grampians The fight to rid Ballarat of food insecurity will be significantly boosted for the next decade thanks to a major partnership announced between The Ballarat Foundation and Foodbank Victoria. The partnership will see a […]

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Annual review 2017

2017 Annual Report:  We encourage you to read through and see all the great achievements of 2017. We are very excited for what we have in store for 2018, as we move ahead with breaking the cycles of disadvantage in Ballarat.   […]

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2018 United Way Ballarat & The Ballarat Foundation AGM

2018 Annual General Meeting We have great pleasure inviting you to join the Board and staff of The Ballarat Foundation and United Way Ballarat to our Annual General Meeting. Come along if you are interested in hearing about the impact that The Ballarat Foundation and United Way Ballarat have on the community now, as well as, what they plan […]

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