Mornington Peninsula Shire Community Grants – Applications now open

Published on 03 July 2019

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Mornington Peninsula Shire Community Grants – Applications now open

15 July 2019

Mornington Peninsula Shire's Community Grants Program (Round 1) is now open.

Through its Community Grants program, Mornington Peninsula Shire supports projects, programs and services that identify a community need and contributes to the building of stronger and more creative communities.

The following are the types of grants community/non-for-profit groups can apply for:

Creative Community Grants: Assist community groups and non-profits groups interested in initiating arts and cultural activities and programs with public outcomes.

Community Placemaking Grants: Support community led initiatives that align to the placemaking criteria and Council’s strategic goals.

Community Support Grants: Assist not-for-profit community groups by providing funding for a wide range of projects that contribute to improving the health and wellbeing of the community.

Flexi Grants opened Monday 1 July and remain open for the year until funds are expended: Provide an opportunity for community groups needing a small amount of funding to start a new project, purchase small equipment, train volunteers or host a small community activity.

Youth Encouragement Grants opened Monday 1 July and remain open for the year until funds are expended: Provide support for individuals under 18 years of age who are competing nationally or internationally in a variety of fields.

To view the program guidelines, specific criteria and Round 2 dates visit: mornpen.vic.gov.au/grants.