Latest grants - September 2020

New grants approved this quarter

This quarter, VFFF approved nine new grants totalling $1,708,710. Click on each organisation to find out more about their work.


Top Blokes Foundation

$192,990 over three years towards building the Western Sydney reach of Top Blokes programs, focused on reducing preventable harm by young males.


Project Etico

$270,000 in seed funding for the start-up of Hotel Etico at Mount Victoria Manor, providing training and employment for young people with intellectual disabilities.


Act for Kids

$50,000 towards an early intervention, structured therapeutic program focusing on school readiness that supports vulnerable kindergarten students impacted by COVID-19. 


BackTrack Youthworks

$41,720 towards a participatory research project on the barriers to a successful transition out of juvenile detention for young offenders in QLD and NSW. 


Sports Chaplaincy Australia Inc

$650,000 over three years towards the expansion of sports chaplaincy in NSW, working with local churches to place trained and accredited volunteer chaplains in junior sports clubs. 


Creating Chances

$180,000 over three years towards the delivery of programs encouraging social participation through sport. 


Aboriginal Legal Service NSW/ACT

$175,500 in capacity-building funding to support the process for Maranguka's incorporation and Aboriginal community governance through the Bourke Tribal Council. 



$48,500 to support a campaign promoting self-respect and respectful relationships among young people, through face-to-face or virtual education sessions, social media and events. 


Centre for Media Transition, University of Technology Sydney

$50,000 towards a pilot of paid internship placements for UTS journalism students to gain insights and experience reporting in rural and regional NSW. 

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