We provide a range of community grants to provide support to local groups and community initiatives.
We provide more than $2m in funding each year to strengthen the community and promote health and wellbeing. The grant program ranges across several areas including community development, arts and culture, environment, sport and recreation, youth and families.
The different types of grants that Yarra offer are:
|Grant Program||Current Status||Next Round Opens|
|Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Arts Development Initiative||Applications Open April 1 until 1 May 2019|
|Annual Grants||Closed for applications||10 June 2019|
|Creative Yarra and Engage Yarra Grants||Applications open until 1 April 2019||early 2021|
|Investing In Community Grants||Closed for applications||mid 2020|
|Fitzroy Adventure Playground Program Grant||Applications open until 8 May 2019|
|Richmond and Collingwood Youth Grants||Closed for applications||late 2019|
|Room to Create Charitable Fund Strategic Grant||Closed for applications|
|Room to Create Responsive Grants||Closed for applications||1 July 2019|
|Small Project Grants||Applications open until 31 May, or until funding is exhausted||1 July 2019|
|Discounted Use of Town Halls for Community Events||Accepting applications for events after 1 July 2019|
We also offer Community Training sessions for local not-for-profit organisations.
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Have a question?
If you have a question about community grants, you can ask us online, or call us on 9205 5170 or 9205 5146.