Gardiner Foundation’s People and Community Development portfolio (PCD) invests in the people and communities of the dairy industry in Victoria. Gardiner provides support across the sector from students to emerging industry leaders. It is vital that support is given to the industry by addressing skill and capability gaps, investing in education and training opportunities and developing future leaders.

Small rural and regional communities within the Victorian dairy regions can find it difficult to source funding for community facilities, infrastructure and initiatives. By supporting the community, is not only beneficial for community spirit and connection but also essential to attract and retain people in Victoria’s dairy industry.

The following active People & Community Development projects are being funded by Gardiner Foundation: