5 March 2024 unless funds have been exhausted earlier
Eligible applicants may seek up to up to $5,000
Assessments are undertaken on a monthly basis, against the following deadlines:
*Dates and timings are subject to change at the discretion of Mornington Peninsula Shire
^Program will not continue once funding allocation is exhausted
Applications are submitted via the Shire's online portal SmartyGrants
Applications must align to the Council and Wellbeing Plan Theme 1 and achieve one or more of the priorities below.
Heritage Grant Program Priorities
1. Preservation of heritage fabric to prevent deterioration
2. Restoration of heritage fabric to earlier or original condition
3. Best practice heritage standards
4. Recognition of community benefits of heritage protection by private owners
Council and Wellbeing Plan Proposed project demonstrates alignment to the Council and Wellbeing Plan Theme 1.
Heritage Grant Priorities
Proposed project will contribute to one or more Heritage Grant Program priorities listed in this table in the left column.
Proposed project / works must:
Feasibility of the project/program
The application must be accompanied by:
Capacity to deliver project
The Applicant and contractors demonstrate capacity, skills and experience to deliver the project including, demonstration of Council’s preference for preservation as opposed to replacement of the original building fabric.
The quote / budget for delivery of the project is realistic.
Refer to the guidelines.
For an application to be eligible, the place must be listed in the schedule to the Heritage Overlay of the Mornington Peninsula Planning Scheme, and the applicant must have permission from the owner of the place to apply for the grant.
To discuss your project ideas and implementation, please contact:
For assistance or queries with the application process via SmartyGrants, contact firstname.lastname@example.org