Grants quick guide

About Moreland Community Grants Program

The Moreland Community Grants Program gives financial support and incentive to community groups, organisations and individuals to implement and support community building initiatives.

This grants program is targeted at not-for-profit incorporated community groups.

View the Community Grant Guidelines (DOC 459Kb) or join the grants mailing list for updates.

If you are a business, visit Business Moreland website or email Economic Development for advice about small business funding opportunities.

2018 community grants program information sessions

Council runs a number of information sessions for people applying for a community grant. Register to attend an information session.

  • Monday 19 February at 6 pm, Moreland Civic Centre, 90 Bell Street, Coburg
  • Tuesday 20 February at 5.30 pm, Glenroy Senior Citizens Centre, 11 Cromwell Street, Glenroy
  • Wednesday 21 February at 10 am and 6 pm, Moreland Civic Centre, 90 Bell Street, Coburg
  • Thursday 22 February at 11 am, Merri Health, 79 Jukes Road, Fawkner
  • Thursday 22 February at 5.30 pm, Clarrie Wohlers Senior Citizen Centre, 51 Albert Street, Brunswick East

Annual grants

Type of grant Amount available Application dates Duration
Project grant Up to $5000 Applications open 1 February and close 1 April 2018 12 months
Operational grant Up to $10,000 per year Applications currently closed. 3 financial years
Capital Works Partnership grant Up to $40,000 Expressions of interest open 1 February and close 1 April 2018 12 months

Minor grants

Currently all minor grants are available for application. 

Type of grant Amount available Application dates Duration
Individual Development grant Up to $500 Submissions accepted all year 12 month funding period
Membership Activity grant Up to $2000 Submissions accepted all year 12 month funding period
Quick Response grant Up to $1000 Submissions accepted all year 12 month funding period or as per agreement
Female Participation grant Up to $3,000

Submissions accepted all year

12 month funding period or as per agreement
Youth Initiative Grant Up to $3,000

Submissions accepted all year

12 month funding period or as per agreement
Celebrating Place grant Up to $5,000 Next application period to be advised 12 month funding period or as per agreement

How to apply

View and apply for all Council funding opportunities online through the grants website.

Previously funded Moreland Community Grants

Watch our community grant videos

Watch our case study videos to learn more about the variety of organisations and purposes that are eligible for Council grants, as well as showcasing the great projects that we support.

Pascoe Vale Football Club community grant video

The Pascoe Vale Football Club was the recipient of a $40,000 Capital Works Partnership Grant in 2013-14 for new field lighting.

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Multicultural Women's Sewing Group grant video

The Multicultural Women’s Sewing Group was a recipient of a $30,000 Operational Grant in 2014-15 for a new staff member.

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