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Do you have a Community Project that needs grant support?

Over the past 13 years the Community Foundation has supported many wonderful volunteer-led projects, including family arts workshops, fitness and wellbeing classes, all ability playground equipment, historic murals and equipment for many local halls and organisations from U3A through to playgroups and kinders. Community Radio Supporting Local One fantastic community…

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Giving Local at the End of Financial Year

We are lucky to be part of a very generous community.  Most people are aware of the generosity of the local volunteers. They keep many opportunities available in our local area, from local sport to local fitness, from local ambulance to local fire services.  None of these services would be…

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From Rural Health to Community Strengthening – the story of the Mirboo North & District Community Foundation

On Sunday 2nd April, the Mirboo North & District Community Foundation launched a book, telling the story of its origins to an audience of almost one hundred locals. “It was important to the Board of the Community Foundation to tell this story because our organisation would not be here today,…

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‘Celebrate Her!’ Morning Tea at the Community Foundation

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…

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Get involved by joining our Board of Directors

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…

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National Volunteer Week 2022

The Community Foundation recently celebrated the efforts of the volunteers within our districts during National Volunteers Week 2022. National Volunteers week is about highlighting the incredible work committed volunteers do to help our communities thrive. Under this year’s theme, ‘Better Together’, the Community Foundation connected with different community groups from…

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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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Have an Impact in your Community

Community Foundations are not about one single cause; we are about a place and its people – about the communities of the towns of Mirboo North, Thorpdale, Yinnar, Boolarra, Dumbalk and the many rural communities in between.  We are about making those communities stronger through giving, facilitating and investing.  If you…

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Join our Board of Directors

The Mirboo North and District Community Foundation is seeking a Director to complement its current Board. The ideal candidate would be committed to strengthening our district (Boolarra, Mirboo North, Dumbalk, Thorpdale, Yinnar and the surrounding areas) and contributing to our Vision of a more healthy, vibrant and resilient community, working…

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