Community Grants

boys playing cricket at Atherton GardensYarra Council provides a range of community grants to provide support to local groups and community initiatives.

Applications for Council’s 2017 Annual Grants will open on Monday, 13 June 2016 and close at 5pm on Monday, 25 July 2016. The grants provide financial and in-kind support for community initiatives and projects running in 2017 that address local needs and enhance the health and wellbeing of the Yarra community.

There are three general information sessions being held to inform applicants about the process of applying for our Annual Grants.

  • Monday, 6 June from 2pm to 3pm at Collingwood Library Meeting Room, 11 Stanton Street, Abbotsford     
  • Tuesday, 7 June from 12pm to 1pm at Fitzroy Town Hall (Reading Room), Napier Street, Fitzroy
  • Thursday, 9 June from 6pm to 7pm at Richmond Town Hall (Meeting Room 1), 333 Bridge Road, Richmond

The Environment Team will also present a sustainability stream information session on Tuesday, 28 June at 6pm at the Fitzroy Town Hall (Council Chambers), Napier Street, Fitzroy.

There will be a free 'How to write grants' training session open to the community at Richmond Town Hall (Meeting Room 2) on Wednesday, 22 June from 9:30am to 12:30pm. Please RSVP to book your place on 9205 5170 or 

Read our guidelines for the grants: pdf format Annual Grants 2017 - Application Guidelines (1.01 MB)

Apply for a grant from Monday, 13 June 2016

See the links below for information about Yarra's grants, skills training opportunities, reports and acquittals and past grant recipients.

Grants and training opportunities mailing list

Join the Yarra Community Grants and Training Opportunities Mailing List to receive regular updates about Council's grants programs and skills and training opportunities. Join the mailing list or contact the Grants team on 9205 5170.

Further information
Yarra Grants Team
Emily Fitzgerald or Julie Davies
9205 5170 

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