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Annual Community Grants

Our Annual Community Grants program:

  • Assists not-for-profit and community organisations to establish, extend and improve programs and services that address local needs, and for which funding is not provided through federal or state government channels.
  • Encourages voluntary activity, community participation and the contribution of local groups and organisations to community life.
  • Promotes sustainable community development and builds social capital.
  • Encourages innovative approaches to emerging issues and needs.

Bayside Annual Community Grants

The Annual Community Grants program is now closed for 2019.

Successful grant recipients 2019-2020

Applications are currently being assessed by Council and will go to Council Meeting in August for approval.  Applicants will be notified in September if their application was successful or not.

Grants of up to $7,500 each will be considered for initiatives by eligible community groups that meet the objectives of our Grants Policy and the Annual Community Grants Guidelines.  Applications will be evaluated against the criteria contained in the guidelines and rated by our officers.

Bayside City Council Grants Policy (PDF, 232.93KB)

Bayside City Council Grants Policy (DOCX, 128.18KB)

Annual Community Grants Guidelines (PDF, 380.97KB)

Annual Community Grants Guidelines (DOCX, 124.70KB)


Should you have any further enquiries please contact our Community Development Officer, (03) 9599 4711, or grants [at] bayside.vic.gov.au