WORKSAFE AWARDS

Geelong Connected Communities has been blessed with the support of WorkSafe Victoria since our inception. With its Head Office based in Malop Street Geelong, WorkSafe is one of our city’s leading employers and we are proud to have this important organisation to help us KEEP GEELONG STRONG as a ‘Program Partner’ for our ‘COMMUNITY SAFETY’ […]

GEELONG KOKODA YOUTH PROGRAM

NEW YOUTH GRANT  GEELONG CONNECTED COMMUNITIES (GCC) is very excited for a group of young people from the Greater Geelong area who are about to embark on a life-shaping experience by participating in the Geelong Kokoda Youth Program this year. Sixteen ‘at risk’ or disengaged students from state secondary schools in the Geelong, Bellarine and […]

KEEPING GEELONG STRONG – 2019/2020 SNAPSHOT

At Geelong Connected Communities, our mission is to KEEP GEELONG STRONG by connecting Geelong-based businesses and industry bodies with not-for-profit and community organisations. Over the past 12 months, GGC has delivered nearly 100 grants that have supported different organisations, projects and events in Geleong, injecting more than $220,000 back into our great city. Please see […]

‘GOODNESS TO GRAINS’ FOOD PROGRAM

NEW COMMUNITY SAFETY GRANT DID you know that a recent study found that 20% of people living in Norlane have reported ‘food insecurity’? A major factor in this problem is the affordability of healthy food. Thankfully there are good people on a mission to do something about it! They are Norlane Community Initiatives – a […]

MAJOR SPONSOR – BENDIGO TELCO

IN so many ways, Geelong Connected Communities could not have a more compatible Major Sponsor than Bendigo Telco. Firstly, Bendigo Telco (formerly ‘VicWest Telco’) is a company with strong ties to Geelong. One of their main offices is located in Newtown and – as well as providing significant financial support to GCC – the company […]

SUPPORTING GEELONG THROUGH COVID-19

Geelong Connected Communities is incredibly proud of the work we do to make our city the best place to live.  As we face the global COVID-19 pandemic it’s now, more than ever, that the Geelong community will need our support. We’ve taken time to consider the best approach for Geelong Connected Communities to support Geelong […]

GEELONG COMMUNITY RALLIES FOR BUSHFIRE RELIEF

The Geelong community has raised over $40,000 for the Salvation Army National Bushfire Appeal during a three-day campaign spearheaded by Geelong Connected Communities and three of its key Partners. GCC Supporters – Royal Geelong Yacht Club, AWA Alliance Bank and Harwood Andrews – have rallied to establish a ‘Bushfire Donations Account’ in which the three organisations pledged […]

FESTIVAL OF SAILS BUSHFIRE APPEAL

Lives, possessions, wildlife and environment has been lost in one of the worst bushfire seasons on record. Whilst we’ve seen the worst of nature, we’ve seen the best of humanity as Australia has put our collective arms around those affected. Geelong Connected Communities is proud to have brought together three of our corporate partners to […]

SIGNATURE HOMES GEELONG JOINS AS NEW MAJOR SPONSOR

Geelong Connected Communities is pleased to announce Signature Homes Geelong as one of its new Major Sponsors. Signature Homes Geelong has agreed to provide Geelong Connected Communities with significant financial support for the next four years. This generous contribution will ensure GCC can continue on its mission to KEEP GEELONG STRONG by providing grants to […]

NEW STREAMLINED APPLICATION PROCESS

Geelong Connected Communities has streamlined its Grant Application process – making it even easier and more convenient for community organisations to connect with us. There is now one simple online form for potential applicants to complete which is the same for all of our 10 grant categories. You will find the online form by clicking […]