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Annual Community Grants open soon

Thursday, April 1, 2021

Bayside City Council is pleased to announce the Annual Community Grants Program 2021 opens for applications on Monday 12 April.  We invite local not-for-profit groups that contribute to making Bayside a better place to live to apply for a Community Grant.

The Annual Community Grants support organisations to establish, extend and improve programs and services that address local needs and strengthen and enrich community life in the areas of leisure, cultural, community development, environmental, health, education, sporting and welfare programs and activities.

Grants of up to $7,500 each may be made for initiatives by community groups that meet the objectives of the Bayside City Council Grants Policy, particularly:

  • To assist community organisations to establish, extend and improve programs and services that address local needs;
  • To encourage voluntary activities, community participation and the contribution of local groups and organisations to community life;
  • To promote community development and build social capital; and
  • To encourage innovative approaches to emerging issues and needs.

Successful recipients 2020/21

How to apply?

All applications must be lodged online via SmartyGrants, via the link below.

Applications open Monday 12 April 9am and applications must be received by 5pm Wednesday 19 May.

More information?

An information session will be held on Tuesday 13 April 1-2pm at Bayside City Council Corporate Centre. Bookings are essential.

Book to attend information session

For more information about the grant please go to www.bayside.vic.gov.au/annual-community-grants and read the guidelines to determine if your organisation and project idea could be eligible.

To discuss your project idea, please contact Council’s Community Development Officer 9599 4787 or email grants [at] bayside.vic.gov.au

Annual Community Grants open soon

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