Roots of Change is a storytelling platform dedicated to the Alumni community of The Funding Network Australia. Here we share their stories of ingenuity, courage, determination, spirit, growth and the impact these grassroots organisations have had, as a direct result of funds and support received from The Funding Network community.

Carringbush Adult Education

Carringbush Adult Education

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Aims to empower Richmond and Collingwood's most high-need adult learners, with a focus on migrant-background residents at the beginning of their education and vocational pathways.

Carringbush works to educate and empower high-need adult learners in the Richmond and Collingwood areas, with a strong focus on supporting people from refugee and migrant backgrounds. They provide high-quality language, literacy and numeracy classes to people experiencing barriers to participation in traditional training and employment opportunities.


2018 Pitch

Funds raised: $30,000

Pitching at TFN Melbourne in February 2018, Carringbush Adult Education raised $30,000 to fund their volunteer manager one day a week. Who in turn will recruit and train 15 volunteers to assist in their adult education courses for disadvantaged people living in local housing estates.


Learn more about Carringbush Adult Education.

carringbush.org.au

The Sanctuary Women and Children’s Refuge

The Sanctuary Women and Children’s Refuge

The Bridge

The Bridge