Grants recipients

Since 1969 our Grants Program has funded hundreds of projects that make a difference to the lives of Victorians.

Search our database of grants projects funded since 2010. Grants can be searched by keyword, type and year.

157 grants
Small Grant
2015/2016
Grant amount $1,000 (exc GST)

To provide transport for local Legal Studies students to attend a Law Week presentation by a local lawyer who was on the team that acted for Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukarmaran who were sentenced to death and executed in Indonesia.

Small Grant
2015/2016
Grant amount $5,000 (exc GST)

A grant to produce culturally appropriate, plain English factsheets regarding Victorian legislation and policies concerning criminal record checks.

Small Grant
2015/2016
Grant amount $5,000 (exc GST)

A participatory theatre project, held during Law Week, to engage young people and educate them about the key role played by the law and law reform when violence against women results in a fatality.

Small Grant
2015/2016
Grant amount $1,000 (exc GST)

A grant to fund a performance by Melbourne Lawyers’ Orchestra, Habeas Chorus and Monash University Choral Society during Law Week 2016.

Small Grant
2015/2016
Grant amount $4,880 (exc GST)

A mock trial during Law Week 2016 based upon an unexpected death of a hospital patient. The inquest will include a coroner, counsel, instructing solicitors and witnesses, and will allow for discussion and audience participation.

Small Grant
2015/2016
Grant amount $2,395 (exc GST)

An entertaining and informative public event at the Wheeler Centre where a panel of high-profile comedians and lawyers take a look at laws that warrant debate and challenge.

General Grant
2015/2016
Grant amount $20,141 (exc GST)

Gippsland Community Legal Service will expand their community legal education program to reach a broad audience across the Gippsland region. They propose to use newspaper and radio to inform the community of relevant legal topics and solutions and referral details for legal advice and information.

General Grant
2015/2016
Grant amount $13,850 (exc GST)

During Law Week, Barwon Community Legal Service will operate a pop-up site in a vacant shop across three sites – Geelong, Colac and Corio. Community legal centre lawyers will approach people passing by, offering them an incentive to undertake a legal health check. Through the legal health check, the organisation can identify legal issues and provide advice or referrals.

General Grant
2015/2016
Grant amount $8,500 (exc GST)

This project will produce resources and webinars for youth workers and others working with young people about Victorian 'failure to disclose and protect' laws.

General Grant
2015/2016
Grant amount $21,774 (exc GST)

Building on an already successful Talking Justice program, Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre will host a series of public presentations on topical legal and justice issues. The talks promote understanding, discussion and debate of justice issues that are relevant and responsive to the Bendigo community.

General Grant
2014/2015
Grant amount $20,000 (exc GST)

Funding for this project allowed for the redevelopment of the National Trust’s popular culpable driving education program. The program engages students with the case of a young man charged with culpable driving in the County Court.

General Grant
2014/2015
Grant amount $24,924 (exc GST)

This grant provided funding to produce a series of ten short videos, hosted by Lizzie O’Shea who talks to Australia’s key legal minds, explores important cases and reveals how Australian law works.

Small Grant
2014/2015
Grant amount $1,500 (exc GST)

For the continuation, development and expansion of the Victorian Bar choir’s work within the legal profession and the wider community. The choir provides a creative outlet for barristers in response to high depression rates within the legal profession.

Small Grant
2014/2015
Grant amount $5,000 (exc GST)

A series of engaging public talks were held in Bendigo, timed to coincide with Law Week 2015, that promoted understanding, discussion and debate of justice issues that are relevant and responsive to the Victorian community.

Small Grant
2014/2015
Grant amount $3,632 (exc GST)

This grant funded the recording of community radio announcements in Vietnamese and Mandarin providing referral information for family law, domestic violence and immigration law issues that arise in situations of domestic violence.

General Grant
2014/2015
Grant amount $29,786 (exc GST)

This project will produce a comprehensive suite of online legal resources to assist Victorian volunteer-involving community organisations to better understand and apply the law as it relates to volunteers.

Small Grant
2013/2014
Grant amount $4,362 (exc GST)

To scope the legal needs of hospital patients in order to create training material for hospital staff and to identify the best ways to deliver legal services in hospital settings. This will inform a larger project that will eventually provide pro bono legal services at three hospitals in Victoria.

Small Grant
2014/2015
Grant amount $4,976 (exc GST)

A grant to fund the creation of six downloadable employment-law factsheets.

General Grant
2013/2014
Grant amount $21,780 (exc GST)

This project investigated the Children and Young Person Infringement Notice System (CAYPINS) and examine why young people received fines and why they pay or do not pay them.

General Grant
2013/2014
Grant amount $54,100 (exc GST)

The Magistrates’ Court of Victoria received funding to create a new website for unrepresented clients in intervention order proceedings. The website, for both applicants and respondents, includes information about court processes, legal assistance and support.

General Grant
2013/2014
Grant amount $32,562 (exc GST)

Youthlaw were funded to conduct legal education sessions over twelve months to vulnerable and marginalised young people in inner Melbourne, outer urban and rural Victoria.

General Grant
2013/2014
Grant amount $49,979 (exc GST)

A grant to produce a booklet on the legal rights of people with an acquired brain injury (ABI) for their support networks.

General Grant
2012/2013
Grant amount $78,088 (exc GST)

This project was funded to create a new state-wide Discrimination Law Clinic to help the legal and community sector to identify and address all types of discrimination, including age, race, religion, gender and disability discrimination.

General Grant
2012/2013
Grant amount $60,000 (exc GST)

A grant to develop a curriculum that can be integrated into adult education classes to promote better understanding of the law.

Small Grant
2012/2013
Grant amount $5,000 (exc GST)

A grant to create a study guide for the foundation-funded documentary Even girls play footy. The documentary tells the story of three girls who took Football Victoria to VCAT after being told they could no longer p

Small Grant
2011/2012
Grant amount $4,974 (exc GST)

A grant to update Rural Housing Network’s Almost home, which provides information for homeless young people moving into transitional housing, and, ultimately, for independent living.

Small Grant
2011/2012
Grant amount $5,000 (exc GST)

A grant to develop a video dramatisation of the DPP v Daniel Jones case study. The video will be used for legal education at Australian universities as part of the Advocacy manual: the complete guide to persuasive advocacy.

Small Grant
2011/2012
Grant amount $2,000 (exc GST)

A grant to fund a legal workshop for young Victorians who use digital sampling in the production of their music and art.

Small Grant
2011/2012
Grant amount $4,900 (exc GST)

A grant to produce a DVD marketed to the youth sector and secondary students to give young people an overview of the legal issues affecting them and how Youthlaw and other legal services can help.

General Grant
2010/2011
Grant amount $58,201 (exc GST)

A grant to scope and support the establishment of a centre that would respond to the growing inequity between rural, regional and metropolitan Victoria in the administration of the justice system and its provision of services and programs.

General Grant
2010/2011
Grant amount $50,000 (exc GST)

A grant was awarded to fund a 10-week program to bridge the gap between the Australian legal system and Arabic-speaking youth living in Hume and Moreland.

Small Grant
2010/2011
Grant amount $5,000 (exc GST)

A grant to fund the inclusion of an educational DVD in Victoria Police’s Weapons information kit.

Small Grant
2010/2011
Grant amount $5,000 (exc GST)

A grant to establish a social justice link on the Victorian Bar website to streamline the Bar's Pro Bono Scheme for allocation of barristers.

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