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Geelong Community Foundation

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Purpose and Activities

Our Core Purpose: The Geelong Community Foundation exists to make a lasting difference to people in the Geelong Region. Our Role: The Geelong region has needs which are not being met from other funding sources. The Geelong Community Foundation encourages individuals, families, corporates and other organisations to make donations to meet these needs, now and in the future. These donations are retained as capital by the Foundation to build a perpetual and substantial fund for philanthropic purposes, with only the income from this capital used to make local community grants. Our Aims: Encourage giving by providing advice and support to donors Manage and invest funds prudently, to achieve fund growth and good returns Make grants for the long-term benefit of our community and evaluate their effectiveness Provide a simple, cost effective way to make substantial donations Be part of new initiatives and achievements in community building Maintain professional standards, service and transparency to the community.


Established in 2000 - The Foundation was publicly launched in December 2000


Geelong Community Foundation

Community foundation


380-382 Latrobe Terrace Newtown, Australia 3220

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