Last chance to apply for Round 1 of the Shire's Community Grants

Published on 30 July 2019

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Round 1 of Mornington Peninsula Shire’s Community Grants program closes soon.

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

There are a number of grants community/non-for-profit groups can apply for before the closing deadline, Friday 16 August, including:

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.

Two categories will remain open for the year until funds are expended, including:

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.

For any queries, email community.grants@mornpen.vic.gov.au or call the Shire’s Community Development Officer – Grants on 5950 1425.

For more information or to apply now, visit: mornpen.vic.gov.au/grants