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||Closed for applications|
|Annual Grants||Closed for applications||early June 2020|
|Creative Yarra and Engage Yarra Grants||Closed for applications||early 2021|
|Investing In Community Grants||Closed for applications||early June 2020|
|Fitzroy Adventure Playground Program Grant||Closed for applications||early 2022|
|Richmond and Collingwood Youth Grants||Applications OPEN NOW|
|Room to Create Charitable Fund Strategic Grant||Closed for applications|
|Room to Create Responsive Grants||Closed for applications||1 July 2020|
|Small Project Grants||
Applications OPEN NOW for Community Development Projects only
|1 July 2020|
|Discounted Use of Town Halls for Community Events||Applications OPEN NOW
We also offer Community Training sessions for local not-for-profit organisations.
Join the Yarra Community Grants and Training Opportunities Mailing List to receive regular updates about our grant programs and skills and training opportunities.
By signing up to this mailing list, I will regularly be sent information on: Council’s grants programs, Council’s skills and training programs, and other opportunities relevant local community’ .
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.