Community Grants – Information Sessions
20 May 2019
Applications for Mornington Peninsula Shire’s Community Grants program will open in July and the Shire is holding three community information sessions to help prospective grant applicants prepare.
Whether you’re a first-time applicant or looking to refresh your memory, everyone is welcome to attend a session to learn about the application process and to speak with Shire staff about your proposed project.
Wednesday 5 June, 10am
Shire Office, Marine Parade, Hastings
Wednesday 5 June, 7pm
Shire Office, Queen Street Mornington
Wednesday 12 June, 1.30pm
Shire Office, Besgrove Street, Rosebud
Community Grants can be accessed for a wide variety of community projects in the categories of Creative, Placemaking and Support, offering financial support to non-profit community organisations and community groups.
Creative Grants assist community groups and non-profits groups interested in initiating arts and cultural activities and programs with public outcomes – up to $5,000.
Placemaking Grants support community led initiatives that align to the placemaking criteria and Council’s strategic goals – up to $5,000.
Support Grants assist community groups and non-profit groups and organisations by providing funding for a wide range of projects that support community outcomes – up to $5,000.
Flexi Grants open 1 July and remain open for the year until funds are expended. Flexi Grants provide an opportunity for community groups needing a small amount of funding to start a new project, purchase small equipment, train volunteers or host a small community activity – up to $1,000.