Border Trust Community Grants

2024 Community Grant Program Recipients announced

Total Distribution: $ 40,597.00

Congratulations to the following organisations.

Albury Wodonga Regional FoodShare
Project: FoodShare Volunteers – Safe & Seen – $2,430.00

Albury Wodonga Volunteer Resource Bureau
Project: Multicultural Lunch Program – Kim’s Table – $5,000.00

Arts Yackandandah
Project: Positive Ageing Intergenerational Digital Storytelling – $5,000.00

Beechworth Toy Library
Project: Toy Library Equipment – $2,500.00

Corowa and District S.H.E. Shed Inc
Project – Expand and Enjoy – $4,597.00

Jindera Pioneer Museum
Project – Jindera Lantern Festival Laternenlauf – $2,000.00

Kiewa Catchment Landcare Groups
Project – Fostering a more connected Landcare community – $1,905.00

Our Native Garden Nursery Inc
Project – Propagation all weather shelter for volunteers – $2,790.00

St John Ambulance Australia (Vic) Inc Wodonga
Project Volunteer recruitment and training program – $2,500.00

Survivors of Suicide & Friends
Project – Winter Solstice 2024 – $4,875.00

Totally Renewable Beechworth
Project – Winter Warm-up for Tenants – $3,000.00

Wahgunyah Football Club Inc
Project – Wahgunyah Football and Netball Indigenous Round – $4,000.00


2024 Grant Round Now Closed.

Download General Information for Grant ApplicantsHERE

For more Information & to discuss a potential future project, contact:

Glenys Atkins, Community Engagement + Impact
Border Trust, Community Foundation for Albury Wodonga Region or 0447 684 506

To be eligible, your organisation must:
• Be a not-for-profit community-based organisation which functions for charitable purpose
• Operate for the benefit of communities within the Local Government Areas of Albury, Federation, Greater Hume, Indigo, Towong and Wodonga
• Have a registered ABN or Incorporated Association Number
• Meet any other specific eligibility requirements as noted.


What we offer you: Grants Workshop Series
In addition to our community grant round, all community organisations are invited to participate in our free grants workshop series running from June.

Please follow us on our socials and through our website for further information.
Workshops include:
1. Unpack your Project
2. Grant Preparation & Writing
3. Prepare to Pitch
4. Practice your Pitch.

2023 Border Trust Community Grants Program

The successful recipients of the Border Trust 2023 Community Grants funded by Scanlon Foundation are:
Albury Wodonga Regional FoodShare Awarded $5,000.00 for Feeding our Community – Multicultural Program
Albury Wodonga Volunteer Resource Bureau Awarded $4,000.00 for Multicultural Community Lunch
Albury Wodonga Volunteer Resource Bureau Awarded $4,000.00 for Multicultural Exercise Program
Murray Valley Sanctuary Refugee Group Awarded $10,000.00 for Fuelling Social Inclusion
Parklands Albury Wodonga Ltd Awarded $12,000.00 for Improving water pressure at the Bhutanese Community Farm.

2022 Border Trust Community Grants Program

Congratulation to the following Border Trust 2022 Community Grant Program recipients!
Albury Wodonga Regional Foodshare – $5,000, Disaster Preparedness
Albury Wodonga Volunteer Resource Bureau – $4,990, Multicultural Exercise Program
Corowa and District S.H.E Shed Inc. – $5,000, SHE Shed Future Growth & Participation
Henty Respite Limited – $5,000, Avondale Place – Outdoor Furniture
Mercy Connect – $1,244, Mercy Connect AFL Fan Group – Providing Connection, Socialisation & Fun
Our Native Garden Nursery Inc – $5,000, Local Native Plant Propagation Tables
St Johns Ambulance Australia (VIC) Inc – $4,042, St Johns Ambulance Wodonga Division – Defibrillator Replacement Program.

2023 Grants are awarded to the successful recipients at Border Trust’s annual showcase, The BIG Give.  Download the BIG Give  2023 Program here.