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Grant recipient Nikolina is still giving

Congratulations to Nikolina, who formerly received a grant from the HBCF to run a teenage mental health program .  Nikolina spent some time on the board supporting us and will continue to help out at events. She has recently moved from a role in Council's libraries,...

Music to our ears, a grant recipients story

Laverton P-12 Teacher Erica Rasmussen wrote to thank us for their grant. They said that since they started teaching music to students , school attendances have improved. Well done to all involved and may our grants continue to keep making noise to get us noticed. 

Budget confirmed as 2020 Golf Day sponsor

To Paul and Angela Wheelton the whole of the Hobsons Bay Community thank you for your generosity in signing up as our Golf day Sponsor again! Book now https://events.humanitix.com.au/hobsons-bay-community-fund-2019-charity-golf-day

HBCF to incorporate for next era

Our fabulous leader and founder, Hayden Raysmith has retired - he handed over to the new chair Adrian Butera, Julie Noonan (Deputy Chair), Julie Richards (Secretary) and David Mattner (Treasurer) took the reins at our foundation meeting on 9th October. We continue to...

  Dear HBCF As a valued community partner of the Department of Social Work at The University of Melbourne, we would like to thank you for being and integral part of our 2019 Field Education program.   Your support has been invaluable and provided our students...

Inclusions our game – new guide coming

For the past four years, HBCF has grown a strong partnership with Melbourne University through the Inclusion Project. Each year a team of students immerses itself in Hobsons Bay’s community sporting culture to grow opportunities for sports participants with special...

Gold medal board member!

Congratulations to Kerri Pyne one of HBCF's founding members. Kerri works for long time HBCF supporter and local business Qenos - who are part of Chemchina, who employ 160,000 people. Kerri won their award for passion and commitment, this is not only for her...

Funding applications received

This year we received 31 applications requesting a total of $130,000. We funded $42,524 worth of grants, well done to those organisations making a difference in the community. We wish we could fund them all, but it’s just not possible. That's why we run events to...