Grant application for the 2016/2017 financial year for minor cash grants (up to $5,000) and major cash grants ($5001 to $20,000) are now closed.
No late applications can be made.
Applications for discounted support hall hire and free tipping are accepted all year round. See link below for discount support hall hire and discount support free tipping for 2016:
Cash grant applications for 2016/2017 closed on Friday 8 April. The assessment timeline for cash grant funding for the 2016/2017 financial year is shown below.
For detailed information, read the Grants Information Booklet 2016.pdf (187.67kB).
Minor cash grants up to $5000 and major cash grants $5001 to $20,000 will be advertised late February/early March 2017.
Community groups wishing to apply for a cash grant need to be not-for-profited, incorporated or auspiced by an incorporated body, based or operate in Whitehorse and/or have a majority of Whitehorse members. The full criteria for each grant category is listed in each grant application pack.
For more information, read Council’s Community Grants Policy 2014.pdf (54.04kB).
The community grants program does not fund:
The community grants program does not fund capital expenditure over $1500 (see explanation below).
The Community Grants Program does not fund land purchase, buildings, building extensions, room extensions, building materials, vehicles, major equipment or installations of any type, storage, construction works, refurbishment, renovations, playgrounds, playground installations, retaining walls, shade cloths, landscaping, earthworks, toy purchases, computers, garden redevelopment or installations, water tanks, solar panels, computer software, uniforms, musical instruments etc.
Requests for funding of items of this nature must total no more than $1500 and must be made on the Minor Grant Application Form. Any requests of this nature, totalling over $1500 will be deemed capital expenditure and not eligible for funding.
For more information, phone Council's Social Planning Officer Julie Lyons on 9262 6434 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
379-397 Whitehorse Road, Nunawading, Victoria 3131
Tel: (03) 9262 6333 Fax: (03) 9262 6490Email: email@example.com