The City of Boroondara offers a range of community and individual grants to support creative ideas, projects and events. 

Annual Community Strengthening Grants

Annual Community Strengthening Grants are open to community groups working within Boroondara. They provide support for new, one-off projects and activities that strengthen Boroondara’s community.

The Annual Community Strengthening Grants includes a Creative Community stream which supports and encourages diverse arts and cultural programs, festivals, events and activities that enhance arts, culture and heritage across Boroondara.

Apply for Annual Community Strengthening Grants.

Community Arts Venue Grants

The Community Arts Venue Grants program provides in-kind support for use of Boroondara’s two cultural venues: Hawthorn Arts Centre and Kew Court House. Boroondara-based community groups, organisations and individuals who meet the eligibility criteria are invited to apply. The grants program is offered throughout the financial year until all the funding is sufficiently allocated and acquitted.

See Community Arts Venue Grants for eligibility criteria and application guidelines.

Apply for a Community Arts Venue Grant-external site

Individual Achievement Grant

Apply for up to $300 to support high-achieving individuals performing or studying on a national or international level.

Apply for an Individual Achievement Grant.

Triennial Operational Grant

Every three years, the City of Boroondara offers grants of up to $80,000 for the delivery of services, celebrations and events in the municipality over a three-year period.

Find out more about Triennial Operation Grants.

More information

For more information or to check your eligibility, please contact our Cultural Development Officer at [email protected] or phone 9278 4770.

Boroondara Creative Community newsletter

Sign up to the Boroondara Creative Community E-Newsletter-external site and stay up-to-date with the latest information about community arts events, networking, art prizes and awards.

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