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Community Grants

Council's annual Community Grants Program supports local projects or initiatives that benefit our community.

We support activities that contribute to community strengthening, arts and cultural development, environmental sustainability, revitalising Braybrook, and encouraging wellbeing.

2016-2017 Community Grants Opening Soon!

Last year we were inspired and overwhelmed by the variety and number of innovative grant applications received. We funded a total of 46 projects in 7 categories. We are excited to announce a grant budget again of $160 000 to distribute to projects happening in and around the City of Maribyrnong.

The categories this year include Arts & Culture, Environmental Sustainability, Small & Senior Grants and Large Grants of up to $15 000. So it's time to get your thinking caps on to make the most of this opportunity. To help get your creativity into gear click the link below to view a full list of last years successful applicants. From the theatrics of the Women's Circus, to the sustainable ingenuity of Yarraville Community Centre's Restore Cafe - the range of ideas and inventiveness was fabulous!

The 2016-2017 Community Grant round opens on Friday 1 July and will close on Monday 15 August 2016.

Grant Information Sessions, come and get prepared!

To discuss your ideas and answer all your questions about the upcoming grant round you are welcome to attend one of the following information sessions:

6.30-7.30pm Tuesday 5 July - Reception Room, Maribyrnong Council, Cnr Napier & Hyde Streets Footscray
2.00-3.00pm Wednesday 6 July, BCH 7&8, Braybrook Community Hub, Churchill Avenue Braybrook

RSVP ESSENTIAL: grants@maribyrnong.vic.gov.au or phone 9688 0141

More Information

For more information please contact:
Community Grants
9688 0200
grants@maribyrnong.vic.gov.au

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