10 year logo_rgb

Together we Thrive

How We Can Help

Our Impact

The Mirboo North and District Community Foundation aims to encourage and inspire local community groups, professionals and stand out individuals to think outside the box and use their creative spirit to highlight opportunities and solve complex issues within their own community.

What's New

Mirboo North Pharmacy Fund targets health and well-being

28 March 2023

The Mirboo North Pharmacy Sub-fund (within the Community Foundation) now holds the $10,000 donation which the Mirboo North Pharmacy won at the end of last year, as a winner of the ‘Arrotex Community Pharmacy of the Year’.  In mid-2022 the local community engaged strongly in a public on-line voting process which not only placed xxx…

Read More

‘Celebrate Her!’ Morning Tea at the Community Foundation

06 March 2023

A new exhibition arrived today in the courtyard at the Co-space. Nine posters showcasing some photographs from the beautiful book from the Celebrate Her! Stories of South Gippsland Women project. This project depicts some of the diversity and strength of women from many walks of life in South Gippsland.  To welcome the Celebrate Her! exhibition and…

Read More

Get involved by joining our Board of Directors

23 February 2023

The Mirboo North and District Community Foundation is seeking two new Directors to complement its current Board. We are seeking local people who want to help us build stronger communities across our district, including Boolarra, Mirboo North, Dumbalk, Thorpdale, Yinnar. Applications & Enquiries To express interest in the role, please submit a written application by…

Read More

Community Foundation’s Education Support Awards evening

11 February 2023

Last Wednesday, the Community Foundation announced its education support awards for 2023.   Eight local students beginning courses at University and TAFE this month, received awards to assist in this transition. “The Education Support awards are aimed at supporting the upfront costs students face in taking up University and TAFE courses – they can cover everything…

Read More

Mirboo North Medical Centre facility celebrates 1st Birthday

22 December 2022

It seems hard to believe that a year has passed already. The team at the Community Foundation caught up with Mirboo North Medical Centre team last Thursday to mark the occasion of the first birthday of the spacious medical and allied health facility, built by the Mirboo North & District Community Foundation in 2021. This…

Read More

Improving youth mental health – Live4Life

22 December 2022

The Bass Coast and South Gippsland Live 4 Life program, which kicked off in mid 2022, has finished the year on a high.  In the 7 months since it started, it has covered a range of activities that would usually take a full year.   From the launch of a partnership group (which involves almost every…

Read More

Generosity and community spirit in Mirboo North

12 December 2022

The last Tuesday in November is Giving Tuesday, a day which highlights and celebrates generosity right across the world.   To mark the occasion, we wanted to highlight and celebrate some of our local giving – and there is lots to celebrate!  While volunteers and community groups give their time and raise funds for great projects…

Read More

Community Foundation awards Grants to eleven local groups

25 November 2022

On Wednesday 23rd November the community groups who were successful in this year’s Community Grants program were announced to a room full of people at the Walter J Tuck Reserve.    Diana Mueller, convenor of the Community Engagement and Grants Committee outlined the importance of this program in supporting community volunteers to do great things…

Read More

Community Foundation grants for Tertiary Education in 2023 Closing Soon

11 November 2022

Wherever you are at on your educational journey, if you are taking up tertiary level studies in early 2023, you can apply to the Mirboo North & District Community Foundation for an Education Support Award to assist with the financial costs of studying.  Applications are closing soon though – they must be in by Wednesday…

Read More

Reconnecting during Seniors Month in Mirboo North

23 October 2022

In the first week of October, there was a gathering of almost 70 older people for lunch at the Mirboo North Hotel.  This subsidised lunch was hosted by the Mirboo North & District Community Foundation thanks to a grant from South Gippsland Shire Council in celebration of Seniors Month. The attendees, who almost completely filled…

Read More

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Our Newsletter will keep you up to date with upcoming grants, new community events and other ways you can help our the Mirboo North and District Community Foundation.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.


Vital Signs

The Mirboo North and District Vital Signs Report illuminates what is going on in our district in a very accessible way, using publicly available and easy to read data as well as personal input from members of our various communities.