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The Holmesglen Foundation has been funding scholarships and grants since 2007, committed to assisting accessible education and skill development for all.

In its second decade, the foundation is seeking to deepen its impact and extend support of our learners  - and their communites - through creating more scholarships, new facilities, innovative programs and richer student experiences. 

Holmesglen and our alumni already contribute significantly to the people, communities and economies in which we work. That’s why your support is rarely about one person’s life. It’s about the ripple effect of change – and real-world impact in our global society. 
When you support Holmesglen, you’re cementing a tradition of teaching and research excellence. 
When you support Holmesglen, you’re creating opportunities for people who have the drive to learn, but not the means. 
When you support Holmesglen, you’re advancing the workplaces of tomorrow – and the innovations that will transform them.
When you support Holmesglen, you’re reinforcing the critical role TAFE plays in individual lives, their communities and the Australian economy. 
When you support Holmesglen, you’re building the future.
 ‘All institutes should support their apprentices like this.’

While undertaking his horticulture apprenticeship, Alex was worried his boss was taking advantage of him. He was working overtime without pay, wasn’t receiving super – and was not allowed to take leave.
That’s when he turned to the Apprentice Support Centre (ASC).
Alex’s Support Officer helped him understand his entitlements and offered strategies to approach his employer. When his employer wouldn’t cooperate, the ASC helped Alex navigate his legal rights and seek a new host employer. With the centre’s encouragement, Alex also won a scholarship to ease the financial burden.
‘Without the ASC, I would not have been able to complete my apprenticeship. All institutes should support their apprentices like this.’
Thanks to the generosity of our donors and sponsors, the ASC will be able to help more apprentices like Alex continue their training, find their way – and take control of their future.
‘They’ve set me up with a job I love!’
Thanks to Community and Transitional Education (CATE) at Holmesglen, Miya had the opportunity to work in small classes and with teacher aides. This helped improve her literacy, numeracy and social skills – and in turn, her employability.
During her time at Holmesglen, Miya discovered a passion for hospitality, and went on to complete her Certificate III in Patisserie.
Miya is now working as a pastry chef in a top Melbourne restaurant.
‘It was very exciting… they’ve set me up with a job I love!’
With your support, more students like Miya will gain the critical everyday skills they need to be work-ready well into the future.
Personal satisfaction and success for young people with disability
Did you know that less than half of all Australians with disability are engaged in meaningful paid employment?
To help change this, Holmesglen and the Royal Children’s Hospital are introducing an innovative workplace learning program.
Based on internationally proven models, our program is designed to help young people with disability build the skills they need to achieve sustainable employment. With the support of industry experts, tutors and mentors, they can now spend more time learning in the workplace than the classroom.
Through the Holmesglen Foundation, you can help give more Australians with disability the opportunity to succeed in their careers and make their contribution to society.
Shaping the future of Australia’s water and plumbing industry

The South East Water Project is an applied research project with significant implications for Australia’s future.
A collaboration between Holmesglen and South East Water, this exciting initiative involves testing new filtering and heating systems for harvested water in domestic settings.
Involving the build of a two-storey model home facility at our Chadstone campus, our findings will be applied to new housing developments in Melbourne’s south east.
The project has significant implications for the plumbing and water industry – with more potential benefits for town planning, building surveying, building design and architecture.
With your support, the Centre for Applied Research and Innovation can continue its work with industry, government and communities across a range of research projects and new product trials.
Promoting safe and quality healthcare
Widely recognised as a leading training facility, the Holmesglen Simulation Centre provides an optimum learning environment for students entering the healthcare and community sectors.
Harnessing technology, innovation and principles in best practice healthcare, the centre houses simulation facilities and specialist teaching spaces that replicate real-world environments.
Learners acquire skills in a range of simulated contexts including home and allied health, complex emergency, critical care, perioperative and clinical ward.
By promoting safe, quality healthcare, Holmesglen is raising the bar on Australia’s healthcare system.
Thanks to your partnership, Holmesglen can establish more academic and training centres and leverage the success of our Simulation Centre model across the Institute.
Make an immediate impact
To donate immediately, please complete our donation form and return it to the Holmesglen Foundation. You can also call 9564 1803 to make a one-off donation or set up a recurring gift.
We accept cash, cheque, credit and EFT. 
Become a corporate sponsor
Sponsorship makes a strong statement to the community about the values of your business. It’s also an innovative way to build your brand and showcase your products and services. 
From scholarships, grants and awards to programs, facilities and centres, we offer a range of sponsorship opportunities across Holmesglen.
Donate a major gift
A major gift demonstrates your belief in the Holmesglen vision and your wish to contribute significantly to our education, training or research activities.
You may prefer to give towards a particular project, faculty or program – or to establish an endowment fund in support of your chosen area. Naming opportunities are available in many cases.
Leave a bequest
A gift in your Will is a commitment to Holmesglen and its learners for generations to come.
We can help you design a bequest that’s aligned with your vision. You may wish to support a specific project or discipline, or direct your gift towards our most crucial need at the time. We can also help you establish an endowment fund in perpetuity.

How you will be recognised

Recognition and reporting:We recognise our donors via periodic donor rolls and reporting, and at recognition events. However, we also respect any donors who wish to remain anonymous.

Naming: We recognise major gifts through the naming of spaces, scholarships, programs and more. Naming opportunities are open to individuals and organisations – and in honour of individuals.

Tax deductions:The Holmesglen Foundation is a certified Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR). This means that all gifts of $2 or more are tax deductible for Australian taxpayers.  
For a confidential discussion about sponsorships, major gifts and bequests, please contact Vincent Ramos – Director, Advancement.

Connect with the Holmesglen Foundation 

We invite you to visit our campuses so you can see the critical role that Holmesglen plays in educating learners, supporting industry and contributing to the economy.

Holmesglen Foundation Chadstone campus
Vincent Ramos
Director, Advancement
Phone: (03) 9564 1803

Batesford Road
Chadstone, Victoria 3148

PO Box 42 Holmesglen
Victoria, Australia 3148

All information is correct at the time of printing but subject to change.

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