Mornington Peninsula Shire Community Grants – Applications opening soon
3 July 2019
Following three community information sessions held in June, Mornington Peninsula Shire’s Community Grants program applications will be open from Monday 8 July to Friday 16 August.
Through its Community Grants program, Mornington Peninsula Shire supports projects, programs and services that identify a community need and contributes to the building of stronger and more creative communities.
The following are the types of grants community/non-for-profit groups can apply for:
Creative Community Grants: Assist community groups and non-profits groups interested in initiating arts and cultural activities and programs with public outcomes.
Community Placemaking Grants: Support community led initiatives that align to the placemaking criteria and Council’s strategic goals.
Community Support Grants: Assist not-for-profit community groups by providing funding for a wide range of projects that contribute to improving the health and wellbeing of the community.
Flexi Grants opened Monday 1 July and remain open for the year until funds are expended: 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.
Youth Encouragement Grants opened Monday 1 July and remain open for the year until funds are expended: Provide support for individuals under 18 years of age who are competing nationally or internationally in a variety of fields.