In June, VFFF Directors approved a special family distribution grant for $1.3m over three years to support the Guardian Australia in developing a rural and regional media network and the Centre for Media Transition (CMT) at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) to undertake research on post philanthropic business models which will support and sustain commercially viable news media enterprises in rural and regional Australia.Read More
In August 2020, the VFFF Grants Committee approved $50,000 to support the University of Technology Sydney’s Regional Journalism Internship Program.
The program supports UTS journalism students to complete a one-month, paid internship placement with a small regional newspaper.Read More
The VFFF partnership with Australian School Plus is one of our most significant grants, providing $11M over eight years to support the Fair Education Program across NSW.Read More
This quarter, VFFF approved 9 new grants totalling $2,055,000.
Click on each organisation to find out more about their work.Read More