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Community Sports Impact Survey

Has the COVID-19 pandemic impacted on your participation in community-level sports? We want to hear from you.

Latest Newsletter

Download our latest newsletter: HBCF Nov 2019 newsletter

Community Morning Tea

FREE Community Morning Tea by Williamstown Community and Education Centre WCEC February 5, 12, 19 and 26 11.00 am at Joan Kirner House, 14 Thompson Street, Williamstown In partnership with South Kingsville Community Centre and Gateway, HBCF funded this group in 2018...

We proudly funded this group in 2019 to enable volunteers to go to the conference and also improve access for people of all abilities. What a fabulous and jam packed event. Their message is real equality means living in a society where everyone has the capacity for...

The Equality Project

Hobsons Bay Community Fund provided a grant to the Equality Project, which is a national health promotion organisation bringing together Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer (LGBTIQ+) people with allies across the social justice movement, to promote...

Former Grant recipient event

The Vietnamese Association in Hobsons Bay invites you to the launch of 2020 Taste of Vietnam event When:            Saturday 15 February 2020, 2 - 4pm Where:          Louise Joel Arts Community Centre We'd like to take you on a journey that reveals the best of...

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.