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Holding steady in philanthropy – the First Steps Count Child and Community Centre

September 28, 2022

News Holding steady in philanthropy – the First Steps Count Child and Community Centre VFFF’s involvement with the First Steps Count team in Taree dates back to 2011. At that time, our early place-based work had identified Taree as an area of need and opportunity, and we had come across a local working group, led by Rosemary Sinclair, who by then were already four years into their efforts to realise the First Steps Count Centre. This group of dedicated community members had a vision to create a community hub offering wraparound support, programs and services for children and their families,…

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Latest Grants – September 2022

September 28, 2022

This quarter, VFFF approved 2 new grants totalling $1,482,000.

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Q&A: Ben Higgins, Alpha Youth

June 22, 2022

Alpha Youth has strong alignment with VFFF’s Christianity funding goal to provide young people with the opportunity to make life choices informed by an understanding of Christian faith and belief. VFFF’s multi-year core operations grant aims to help Alpha accelerate its encouraging growth trajectory with an ultimate goal of over 100,000 Australian young people participating in Alpha Youth from 2022-2024.

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Latest Grants – June 2022

June 22, 2022

This quarter, VFFF approved 9 new grants totalling $2,851,000.

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Our Approach: Decent Work Exploration Grants

June 22, 2022

The Decent Work goal has become even more relevant over the past year, as skills shortages are emerging in key industries and locations. This program funds Employer driven, innovative models for work that integrate learning to ensure young people gain the work and experience they need and value.

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