Coronavirus update 13 March 2020

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We are pleased to announce that applications for the next round of Triennial Operational Grants funding are now open.

These grants are part of Council’s Community Strengthening Grants program. Not-for-profit community organisations and trader associations are encouraged to apply for Triennial Operational Grants under 1 of 4 streams:

  • Creative Community: available to community organisations to engage Boroondara residents in arts and cultural experiences.
  • Sustainable Community: available to community organisations to foster sustainable living and a healthy natural environment in Boroondara.
  • Healthy Community: available to community organisations to support programs that promote safety, good health and wellbeing of individuals, families and community groups from all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds.
  • Vibrant Retail Precincts: available to trader associations to support the delivery of community-based events, festivals and initiatives that increase the vibrancy and functionality of Boroondara retail precincts.

Applying for a grant

You can find key information about eligibility criteria, the steps involved in submitting an application and the guidelines on the Triennial Operational Grants page on our website.

How to apply for a Triennial Operational Grant

See examples of projects that have been successful in receiving Triennial Operational Grant funding from 2017-20.

Remember, to ensure your application has the best chance at success, you must discuss your project idea with Council’s Community Development Officer (Grants and Partnerships) on 9278 4753 or by emailing [email protected] prior to submitting.

Applications close Sunday 23 February 2020.

Information sessions

To assist you in planning for your application, we are holding a number of Triennial Operational Grants information sessions that you can attend:

Date: Wednesday 8 January
Time: 10.30am to 12noon
Address: The Boroondara Room at Camberwell Council Offices, 8 Inglesby Road, Camberwell

Date: Tuesday 21 January
Time: 6.30pm to 8pm
Address: Phyllis Hore Room at Kew Library, corner of Cotham Road and Civic Drive, Kew

Date: Thursday 6 February
Time: 4pm to 5.30pm
Address: Blackwood Room at Camberwell Council Offices, 8 Inglesby Road, Camberwell

Register for an information session

More information

For more information about Triennial Operational Grants, please contact us on 9278 4753 or by emailing [email protected].