Ruth Rogan

New Community Foundation Network established in South Gippsland and Bass Coast

The three Community Foundations located in the South Gippsland / Bass Coast region have come together to form a network with the aim of sharing knowledge and increasing the impact of charitable giving in their communities. The Bass Coast Community Foundation, the Leongatha Community Foundation and the Mirboo North &…

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Grants to support students going to Uni or TAFE

Students of any age who are taking up tertiary level studies in early 2023 can apply to the Mirboo North & District Community Foundation for an Education Support Award to assist with the financial costs of studying.  Applications are made through our website and will open on Monday 12th September…

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Mirboo North Winterfest and Art Show

After a couple of years without festivals, the Community Foundation was delighted to support the launch of a new winter festival in Mirboo North in late July.  Winterfest aimed to celebrate fire and ice, light and art, food and drink, and also encompassed the long-running Mirboo North Art Show in…

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A Colourful and Contemporary Mural at Co-Space

Local artist and curator, Melanie Caple, and four students from Mirboo North Secondary College painted a new mural in Mirboo North last week after 12 months of planning.  The mural, which was designed by Melanie, not only incorporated elements of the students’ winning designs, but it reconnects with Dennis Leversha’s…

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New Directors for the Community Foundation

We are very pleased to share the news that two new Directors have been appointed to the Board of the Community Foundation as of 24th May 2021.  We welcome Ariane Ramsey, resident of Boolarra and Daisy Browne, resident of Mirboo North.  Between them, they add a great range of skills…

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Grant Irving resigns from Board of Community Foundation

‘It has been a unique privilege to serve the community of Mirboo North in a small way’, says Grant Irving of his directorship on the Board of the Mirboo North & District Community Foundation, ‘in enabling our District to face challenges presented and to flourish.’ A longstanding Director on the…

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