If you have considered applying for Triennial Operational Grants funding, be sure to do so before applications close at 11:59 pm on Sunday 20 November 2022.

Eligible applicants can apply for grants of up to $15,000 and $50,000 to support the delivery of services, celebrations and events in Boroondara.

This year, not-for-profit community organisations and groups are encouraged to apply for Triennial Operational Grants under four 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.

You can assess your eligibility, read the guidelines, learn about the steps involved and submit your application on the Triennial Operational Grants page.

You can also see examples of projects that have been successful in receiving Triennial Operational Grant funding from 2020-23 on our Recommended Triennial Operational Grants 2020-23 page.

Before submitting your application, please ensure you discuss your idea with our Community Development Officer (Grants and Partnerships) by calling (03) 9278 4753 or by emailing [email protected]

For more information about Triennial Operational Grants, you can email [email protected] or call us on (03) 9278 4753.

Information sessions

To assist you in planning for your application, we are holding 3 Triennial Operational Grants information sessions that you can attend. Each of the sessions will cover the same information, so you do not have to attend all the sessions.

The 3 information sessions are on:

  • Wednesday 19 October 2022, from 10:30 am to 12 pm (noon) at the Camberwell Civic Offices
  • Tuesday 20 October 2022, from 6:30 pm to 8 pm at the Ashburton Community Centre
  • Wednesday 9 November 2022, from 4 pm to 5:30 pm at the Camberwell Civic Offices. Find out more or make a booking to attend on the Triennial Operational Grants - information session 3 event page.

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). You can call us on (03) 9278 4753 or email [email protected] to discuss your project idea prior to submitting an application.