Do you have an idea to connect with your neighbours, run an activity or event for local residents, start a new group, revegetate a local park or beautify a local place, celebrate one of the many Whitehorse cultures or generations?
Council can help you with a Community Grant.
Many Community Groups have used Council Community Grants to help their projects come to fruition. Here are some of their stories:
The Community Grants Program provides money or discounts for community groups to support new ideas, access to venues and free tipping. The Community Grants for 2019-20 have recently closed.
Applications for Discount Support for Hall Hire and Discount Support for Free Tipping are still open and will be assessed monthly. To apply visit Smarty Grants.
Neighbourhood Houses can act as an auspice organisation if you are not incorporated.
To become an incorporated association, speak with Consumer Affairs Victoria.
Your project idea will need to contribute to meeting with one or more of these four objectives:
Tools and research that can help you with your application
Find out more information about the Whitehorse Community
Council has developed a number of tools to assist you with planning your project.
Smarty Grants is an electronic grants submission system used by many local governments and other funding bodies. It provides an efficient way for you to submit your application online, and replaces our previous paper based system.
For more information on the SmartyGrants system, please call council on 9262 6333.
For more information about Council’s Community Grants Program, telephone Council's Community Participation and Grants Officer on 9262 6116 or email Jo Connor.
To ensure we have resources to assist you, please request assistance as early as possible during the application period.
Regular updates will be available through our e-newsletter. To receive the e-newsletter, send an email with the subject line subscribe me to Grants@whitehorse.vic.gov.au.
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