Mornington Peninsula Shire Community Grants – Applications open soon

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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.

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