Annual Grants

 A young boy filming himself
Image of Polyglot 5678 Film Club, photographed by Theresa Harrison.

Annual Grants

Our annual grants provide financial and in-kind support for community initiatives and projects. 

The 2020 annual grants have been announced and the Council has awarded 150 grants totaling $934,760.

The funded programs address a wide variety of local needs and promote connectedness and well-being across Yarra. 

Click here to view the list of successful applications.

The 2021 annual grants will open in June 2020.

Annual grant streams and categories

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

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

For further information about the funding priorities and maximum grant amount for each category see the Annual Grant Guidelines 2020.

Past grant recipients 

Over $860,000 in funding was awarded for 139 projects running in 2019. You can view a list of the 2019 grants here and detailed descriptions here

Have a question?

If you have a question about the annual grants, you can ask us online, or call us on 9205 5170 or 9205 5146.