Township and Industrial Estate Revitalisation Initiatives

Closed 22 April 2022, 05:00 PM

Opening Date   Applications open on 21 March 2022
Aims / Outcomes

To foster collaboration and create revitalisation initiatives and activities in small townships and industrial estates that:

  • Benefit the township or industrial estate businesses
  • Activate community spending and support local business in that area

Maximum value of $10,000 per application

Grant guidelines Download the Business and Economy Recovery Guidelines(PDF, 288KB)


About this grant

The Business and Economy Recovery Grant program is designed to provide funding assistance to individual Mornington Peninsula small businesses to strengthen resilience and build capacity in the current COVID economy.


  • Consortium of at least 4 businesses in the township or industrial estate who:
    1. Must work together on a collective project that has broader benefits for businesses in that township or industrial estate
    2. Must show capacity to carry out the project
  • Full applicant information is required for each business in the consortium
  • Townships with existing Trader’s Associations or Chambers of Commerce are ineligible, including:
    1. Mornington
    2. Hastings
    3. Rosebud
    4. Sorrento
    5. Mt Eliza
  • Funding is not applicable to infrastructure or Community Placemaking projects



Reference guidelines(PDF, 288KB)  for full eligibility.


  • Must be completed within 12 months of funding and a report on outcomes provided back to Council. 
  • Applicants will be notified via email when the acquittal form is available via SmartyGrants
  • Applicants will receive a reminder email prior to the acquittal due date