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Recent Achievements

Our recent achievements

  • Leadership Great South Coast 2014 Community Project. Ngatanwarr Mural. Seed funding provided by the H.D.T Williamson Foundation for each program to deliver an Arts/Environmental project.
  • Collectively we now have an alumnus of over 3,000 active leaders who have the opportunity to continually develop their skills and networks through participation in workshops, master classes and regional leadership events.
  • Stakeholder surveys were conducted in 2013/14.
  • VRCLP together with Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal (FRRR) have established a Scholarship Fund in which tax deductible donations can be made. Donate online now
  • A three year state-wide Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between VRCLP and The Gardiner Foundation for the provision of up to 10 Dairy Scholarships per annum across 5 Programs
  • VRCLP was shortlisted for a Fulbright Scholarship to study in the US
  • Graduates contribute over $13m worth per annum of volunteering activity in regional Victoria. This represents a significant social impact for rural and regional communities developing their strengths and resilience

  • Graduates volunteer in over 1300 community organisations including Arts/Heritage, Welfare/Community, Business/Professional, Education and Training which is higher than the ABS2011 census data on volunteering.

  • Our Leadership programs have been recognised for their excellence in program delivery through the attainment of many business and community awards.

  • Our alumnus participate in community engagement activities including on boards, committee, as mentors, in administration (coaching, umpiring, etc.) and on school boards.

  • Participants surveyed value the following top three responses from their programs:
    - The difference I make to my community
    - The sense of purpose it gives me
    - The connections I’ve made
  • Provision of grant by Hugh D. T. Williamson Foundation towards implementation of arts/environmental community projects related to all ten programs over the next three years

  • Indigenous scholarships have been established in a number of regions to increase Aboriginal participation in programs