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.

Norlane Community Initiatives

Norlane Community Initiatives

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Developed by the community, for the community, Norlane Community Initiatives works to address community needs, including social isolation, family support, food insecurity, health and wellbeing.

There is an urgent need for access to affordable, nutritious food in the Norlane area. Norlane Community Initiatives is committed to cultivating the Geelong community and providing a place where people can connect and belong. 


2018 Pitch

Funds raised: $23,300

Simon was pitching at TFN Geelong for funding to deliver initiatives that address food security issues in the neighbourhood of Norlane. Speaking passionately about the stigma attached to the area, Simon spoke about reversing that and working with the community to create spaces to connect. 


Learn more about Norlane Community Initiatives

norlaneci.org.au

Power in You Project

Power in You Project

Ocean Mind

Ocean Mind