Congratulations to all the Community Projects Fund grant recipients. There are a total of 71 recipients with 76 projects funded.


Project description


Alternative Facts Pty Ltd

Theatre production
A new play by David Williams, based on interviews with diverse English teachers.


Asian Australian Volunteers Inc.

Multicultural community events
A series of festivals, events and social gatherings for people of diverse backgrounds in the areas surrounding SRL East.


Asian Business Association of Whitehorse Inc.

Chinese festival
Free community festival – the Whitehorse Lunar New Year Festival.


Blackburn Cycling Club Incorporated

Blackburn Cycling Club equipment
Mowers, industrial blowers and brushcutters for maintenance of the Blackburn Cycling Club.


Box Hill Area Toy Library

New toys
New toys for babies, STEM toys and party packs to encourage early development in children and family connections.


Box Hill Athletic Club Inc.

Shade covers
Five shade structures to protect athletes and school students from the sun when competing at the Box Hill AC athletic track.


Box Hill Baptist Church

Community centre
New community centre offering health, wellbeing and inclusion activities and a community development mentoring program.


Box Hill Historical Society Inc

Photo archiving
An archivist to digitise the Society’s photographic collection, both as a means of preservation and to improve access.


Box Hill Historical Society Inc

Online history tours
Online self-guided tours of Box Hill's historical landmarks, which can be downloaded from the Society's website.


Box Hill Indoor Sports - Funtech

Basketball backboards
Two new basketball backboards to improve play for community groups and make the centre home of the Box Hill Broncos Basketball team.


Box Hill Institute

Networking event
A new event that will celebrate students and connect them to alumni and industry partners.


The Box Hill South Neighbourhood House

Sensory garden
A community garden space where people can relax, reflect, and learn about growing plants. The garden will include accessible pathways with sensory plant borders.


Box Hill Tennis Club Inc

Box Hill Tennis Club upgrade
A new ramp, viewing platform and roof for the Box Hill Tennis Club's clubhouse.


Box Hill United Pythagoras Soccer Club Inc (BHU)

Soccer program
A program introducing young women, girls and over 50s to soccer, to promote health, fitness and long-term participation.


Burwood Neighbourhood House Inc

Burwood community garden
A community garden for all the community and to connect and engage volunteers.


Burwood Village Traders' Association Inc.

Myrniong Street pop-up community space
Infrastructure for pop-up side-street activation on Myrniong Street, enabling easier street closure for community events.


CAN-Chinese Australian Network, Inc.

English language group
Community Conversations @ English Corners will bring together Chinese communities in SRL East communities on a weekly basis to practice speaking English.


Cerebral Palsy Education Centre Inc

Disability mobility and sensory play project
Disability mobility storage and path, sensory education area, and disability equipment library.


Cheltenham Community Centre Inc.

Community internet access
An internet network for people who are unable to attend the centre in person, to provide them with essential services and connect them to the community.


Cheltenham Football Netball Club

Female facilities
Club facility upgrades to allow more women and girls to participate in football and netball.


Cheltenham Junior Football Club

Reunion event
An event celebrating the Club's 30th year for all members, past and present, which will also reunite players who did not finish their junior football career due to Covid.


Cheltenham Panthers Netball Club

Netball training and equipment
An Open Day, coaching program and subsidies for equipment and uniforms, to encourage more people to play netball.


Cheltenham Primary School

Community Garden
A sustainable, sensory-rich community garden with 15 community garden beds for families living in high density housing near the school.


Clayton Church of Christ Fellowship Inc

Bootcamp for mental health
A twice weekly fitness bootcamp, self defence and talking therapy sessions over 6 months, to help people struggling with challenging circumstances including family breakdown and loneliness.


Clayton Football Netball Club

Sport scoreboard
An LED scoreboard at Meade Reserve to help local netball, football and cricket clubs view game scores.


Daniel Koop

Creative "walkshops", self-guided podcast tours and a website to develop knowledge of outdoor locations near the 6 new SRL East stations.


Deakin Residential Services

Music rehearsal room and songwriting workshops
Rehearsal room and workshops for students living at Deakin's Burwood campus.


East Burwood Football Netball Club

Increased participation
A Female Football Training Program to cater for current and future female players within the community. "Come and Try" days to target new players, especially juniors.


Eastern Lions Soccer Club Incorporated

Pitch lighting
Installation of lighting will provide an additional 60 hours per week of pitch usage for training and games.


Glen Waverley Bowls Club Incorporated

Glen Waverley Bowls Club audio visual improvements
Improved digital audio and visual equipment to attract more community participants.


Glen Waverley Bowls Club Incorporated

Shade cover between Glen Waverley Bowls Club greens
A new roof for 3 shade stations, and an extended roof line along the green for sun protection.


Glen Waverley Hawks Sports Club Inc trading as Glen Waverley Hawks Cricket Club

Digital scoreboard
The scoreboard will allow the oval to view up-to-date scores, plus additional information.


Glen Waverley Rovers Junior Football Club

Digital scoreboard
The scoreboard will allow the oval to view up-to-date scores, plus additional information.


Glen Waverley Traders Association

Glen Waverley Carnivale
Outdoor festival within the Kingsway Glen Waverley activity centre.


Hellenic Community of the City of Moorabbin Limited

Ground maintenance equipment for open land and soccer field
A ride-on mower; hedge trimmers; garden tools; equipment shed; and water tanks.


Highett Neighbourhood Community House

Community events
A series of 6 festival-style events in Lyle Anderson Reserve, Highett, to help public housing residents combat loneliness and isolation exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.


Huntingdale Primary School

Electronic sign
An electronic double-sided sign on Huntingdale Road to inform the community of school and local events.


Italian Senior Citizens of Kingston - "La Baracca"

Bocce room floor repairs
Better facilities for training and Sunday bocce tournaments.


Kingswood College

Multipurpose court
A new multipurpose court for use after school hours and on weekends, for sports training and community events. Development of a new precinct will allow for outdoor community events such as a regular farmers’ market.


Koonung Park Tennis Club

Resurfaced tennis courts
Courts 6 and 7 will receive new synthetic clay surfaces to make them more playable after it rains.


KooyongKoot Alliance

Gardiners Creek Reserve revegetation project
Revegetation of a degraded but high biodiversity area of the Gardiners Creek Reserve.


KooyongKoot Alliance

Gardiner's Creek evaluation
A Strategic Plan that identifies the creek's conditions and potential as a community, cultural and environmental asset.


Le Page Primary School

Community garden at Le Page Primary School
Connection Garden will be a space of tranquillity and native flora and a place for ceremonies.


Lianmeng AusChina Senior Choir Inc

Choir concerts
Lianmeng AusChina Senior Choir will perform in Clayton and Box Hill to promote cultural integration and connection.


Louise Multicultural Community Centre Inc

Excursions for over 50s
Local excursions and social activities using public transport for over 50s to promote mobility and community connections.


Mazenod Football Club

Mazenod Football Club upgrade
An upgrade to facilities and equipment and better engagement for new players.


Mazenod Panthers Football Club Inc

Mazenod Panthers Football Club - new uniforms
Updating game-day uniforms, training gear and hoodies to better align with the Mazenod Old Collegians Football Club.


Mentone & St Bedes O.C. AFC

Lighting for sportsground
Lights will be upgraded with LEDs to reduce power usage and improve brightness to allow for night matches.


Monash Chinese Senior Friendship Association

Festival funding
Funding for Association members to participate in festivals including Lunar New Year.


Monash Mens Shed Incorporated

Mens Shed funding
Activities and education programs to help men to be more engaged in their community.


Monash Precinct Network Limited

Future of Monash events
Three free speaking events hearing from thought-leaders on jobs, mobility and materials of the future.


Monash University (c/o Monash Residential Services)

Explore Victoria resident excursions
Entry fare and transport for Monash Residential Services day trips, such as Phillip Island and the Yarra Valley.


Monash University (c/o Monash Residential Services)

Multicultural Food Festival
A Multicultural Food Festival to connect residents of on-campus accommodation at Monash University.


Monash University Ultimate Frisbee Club

Monash Ultimate Frisbee diversity, inclusivity and community initiatives
Increasing diversity and inclusion in Ultimate Frisbee, with a specific focus on LGBTQIA+ players.


Mont Albert Primary School

Nature playspace
Accessible and interactive play space with timber equipment, a circular deck providing 360-degree views and sandpit.


Mount Street Neighbourhood House Incorporated

Art and Craft extravaganza
Includes demonstrations by culturally diverse local artists and crafts people, food stalls, and community entertainment.


Network of Inner East Community Houses

Elizabeth Street Burwood Social Housing Estate program
Improving the health, safety, social connectivity and wellbeing of over-55 residents of the Elizabeth Street social housing estate.


Notting Hill Brandon Park Cricket Club

Wheelers Hill Secondary College synthetic cricket pitch
The new pitch will allow Notting Hill Brandon Park to play home games at the College.


Notting Hill Neighbourhood House

Neighbourhood House upgrade
Fresh paint for the community hub, a floor scrubbing machine, outdoor heaters, new furniture for the main hall and three new community vegetable gardens.


Our Lady of Perpetual Succour School (Parents Association)

Community Fete
A school and community fete reconnecting local people through food and entertainment.


Parish of Box Hill and Box Hill North

A new outdoor community space with a pergola, 4 garden beds, paved area, seating and sensor activated lighting.


Parkhill Primary School

Parkhill Primary School concert
Supporting the first in-person concert for Parkhill following the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.


Presbyterian Ladies' College Melbourne

New navigational signage and beautification for PLC Elgar Road entrances
New navigational signs will beautify the area, increase line-of-site navigation and improve congestion along Elgar Road.


Ronald McDonald House Charities VicTas Ltd

Gardening equipment and program
A gardening program where volunteers grow vegetables and herbs for seriously ill children and their families.


Southern United Hockey Club Inc.

Digital scoreboard
A multimedia scoreboard which will provide real-time scores, replays of outstanding performances, and club information.


St Benedicts's Catholic Church Burwood

Community hub
A community gathering space which includes a not-for-profit cafe, community gardens, and playspace.


St Christopher's Tennis Club

Tennis clubhouse upgrade
New energy-efficient lights and clubhouse upgrades to increase participation and community health benefits.


Surrey Hills Cricket Club, Inc

Wattle Park Cricket Oval irrigation system
An irrigation system at the ground will protect the grass from die-off in summer – currently a major problem.


Surrey Hills Cricket Club, Inc

Cricket equipment
Replace old cricket equipment for junior players, making cricket more accessible to all.


Surrey Park Swimming Club

Pool dive blocks
New and permanent dive blocks will replace temporary blocks, and increase accessibility without the risk of lifting heavy objects.


Tennisray TC Incorporated

Tennis competition
A 26-week tennis series open to all each Saturday will connect locals of diverse backgrounds in Box Hill.


Wavecare Inc

Helping parents help teens
The TINT program focuses on the connection between parents and their adolescents to tackle mental health issues.


Waverley Gymnastics Centre

Waverley Gymnastics (Glen Waverley campus)
More classes and equipment for Waverley Gymnastics, which services 300 children and has a waitlist of more than 200.


Waverley RSL

ANZAC services
For a memorial service and a march on 23 April, 2023 and a Dawn Service on ANZAC Day.


Waverley Wanderers Soccer Club (WWSC)

Waverley Wanderers Soccer Club local community development program
For disadvantaged, disabled and able-bodied local residents and Monash students to participate in soccer.



Community garden
Opportunities for nature engagement, support of disconnected individuals, food preparation and gardening.