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Grants of up to $20,000 are available for incorporated not-for-profit community groups in the Hobsons Bay or Maribyrnong council areas.

Grants are offered within the following three categories:

  • Participation Equipment Grants: Up to $5,000 to support community participation in local sport, art or recreation activities
  • Connecting Neighbourhoods Grants: up to $10,000 for a one-off project or activity that aims to improve community connectedness and participation
  • Celebrating Neighbourhoods Grants: up to $20,000 for festivals, events, and installations that bring local people together

Eligible parties include incorporated not-for-profit groups that are based, or operate within, the local government areas of Hobsons Bay City Council and Maribyrnong City Council.

Program and Risk Plan Template

To assist your application, you can use our Project and Risk Plan Template . Please note a program and risk plan is required for all infrastructure projects over $50,000.

Program and Risk Plan Template

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