Community Fundraising

1.Overview

Fundraising permits are issued to charitable organisations, local non-profit groups and other organisations whose activities will benefit local community.

Charitable organisations are those who use the proceeds from their fundraising activities to relieve poverty, suffering or social distress. Non-profit groups generally provide a service to the community and aim to enhance the wellbeing of residents.

First consideration for permits will always be given to local groups and charities.

See above for relevant application forms and guidelines, please read and follow these guidelines prior to submitting your application form. 

2.Street Stalls

To hold a street stall such as raffle tickets sales, cake sales or to hold a sausage sizzle on Shire owned or managed land you will need to have a Street Effort Permit.  Download the guidelines and application form below. 

Download Street Stall Guidelines(PDF, 249KB)

3.Intersection Collections

In accordance with the Road Safety (Traffic Management) Regulations 2009, Mornington Peninsula Shire will no longer review or approve applications for intersection collections.  In order to conduct a highway collection you must obtain approval from Victoria Police. 

For a full list of requirements and details on how to apply, please visit: https://www.police.vic.gov.au/content.asp?a=internetBridgingPage&Media_ID=77151

Or contact Victoria Police directly via:

Victoria Police Centre

637 Flinders Street, DOCKLANDS VIC 3008

Phone: 03 9247 5714

Email: roadpermits-oic@police.vic.gov.au

4.Door Knocks

Organisations wishing to door knock on the peninsula must complete a “Notice of Intention to Conduct a Fundraising Appeal” form and forward to Consumer Affairs Victoria.

Once you receive your Shire letter of approval you are required to advertise the details of the arrangements in local newspapers in the area where the collection is being undertaken at least 14 days prior.

Download Door Knock Guidelines

Download Door Knock Application Form

5.Enquiries

Mornington Peninsula Shire Events Team
Tel: 1300 850 600
Email:  events@mornpen.vic.gov.au