The $10 million West Gate Neighbourhood Fund is a Victorian Government initiative to support community projects in the Hobsons Bay and Maribyrnong City Council areas, while the West Gate Tunnel Project is under construction.

A wide range of projects are eligible including those that celebrate heritage, history or diversity, focus on arts and culture, emphasise learning and development, or enable greater participation of community members. To date the fund has supported 128 community projects valued at more than $8.5 million.

The funding is delivered in two streams, Grants and Partnerships.

Learn more about the Partnerships program.

Learn more about the Grants program.

Applications for 2023 have now closed, there will be a final round of funding in early 2024.

To find out more about the program or if you have any quetions, contact us at or 1800 105 105.

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