Creative Community Grants

Creative Community Grants 2019/2020

Annual program funding: $40,000

Maximum funding available per application: $5,000

Funding in 2019/2020 will be split into two rounds.

  • Round 1 ($20,000) is now closed - view the list of successful Creative Community Grants here(PDF, 303KB)
  • Round 2 ($20,000) opens on Monday 10 February 2020 at 9am and closes on Friday 20 March 2020 at 5pm (for project implementation after May 2020)

Creative Community Grants provide an opportunity for groups to express themselves in diverse and unique ways, while connecting with others. Mornington Peninsula Shire recognises that investment in its creative community contributes to building stronger and more vibrant places and spaces to work, live, and visit through increasing participation and access to creative endeavour.

Priority is given to projects and organisations that focus on strengthening the cultural vitality of communities and programs that complement the Shire’s identified priorities as per the Council Plan 2021 and other related strategies. Creative Community Grants support groups to deliver projects that develop, explore and express Mornington Peninsula Shire’s diverse cultural heritage, creative practice, and foster opportunities for community to experience and participate.

Refer to the Guidelines(PDF, 157KB) and Overview & Specific Criteria(PDF, 163KB) information to understand more about the Creative Community Grants Program.

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If you have any queries, please contact the Community Development Officer - Grants at or phone 5950 1425.