Annual Grants

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Image of Polyglot 5678 Film Club, photographed by Theresa Harrison.

2020 Annual Grants

Our Annual Grants provide financial and in-kind support for community groups and projects. 

Grant applications for projects and events held next year will open on Monday 10 June 2019 and close on Monday 22 July 2019 at 11:59pm. 

There will be three grants information sessions held in June:  

  • Richmond Town Hall Meeting Room One, 6-8pm, Tuesday, 11 June, 2019
  • Bargoonga Nganjin North Fitzroy Library, 10-12pm, Thursday, 13 June, 2019
  • Collingwood Library Meeting Room, 12-2pm, Friday, 14 June, 2019

Apply for an annual grant here from 10 June 2019. 

2019 Annual Grants

Applications for programs and events running in 2019 have closed. Applicants to this program were notified of the outcome in early November, 2018.  

In 2019 this program will invest nearly $880,000 in programs which support and enrich the Yarra community. The funded programs will address a wide variety of local needs and promote connectedness and well-being across Yarra.

View the 2019 grant recipients

Annual Grants streams and categories

The Annual Grants are split into a number of different streams. Some of these streams also have sub-categories. These are:

  • Community Development
  • Community Housing
  • Sports and Recreation
  • Sustainability
  • Family, Youth and Children
  • Youth-Led Grants, and
  • Arts and Culture.

For further information about the funding priorities and maximum grant amount for each category see the Annual Grant Guidelines 2019

Grant writing sessions

We are offering two free grant writing sessions as part of our community training program

Preparing your application 

Before starting your application please make sure to read the Annual Grant Guidelines 2019.

A preview version of the application form will be available here two weeks before applications open.

Other documents you may find helpful when completing your application include:

Submitting your application

Applications for programs and events running in 2019 have now closed. 

Past grant recipients 

In 2018, nearly $860,000 was invested into over 130 community programs across seven grant streams.

For further information see the list of successful applicants in the 2018 Annual Grants.

Have a question?

If you have a question about the Annual Grants, you can ask us online, or call us on 9205 5555.