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  • Annual Community Strengthening Grants provide financial support for new, one-off projects and activities that strengthen the Boroondara community
  • Applicants can submit more than one application but the combined total of all grant applications must be no more than $10,000. This total includes applications to the Small Grants (Biannual).

Important dates

  • Applications open: 9am, Monday 26 April 2021
  • Applications close: 11:59pm, Sunday 30 May 2021
  • Notification of results: late 2021

How to apply 

Apply now

Step-by-step guide

For help with your application, see the Annual Community Strengthening Grants 2021-22 Guide.

Grant streams

Not-for-profit community organisations and groups can apply for grants of up to $10,000 under 6 streams:

  • Active Community - Sports and Recreation
  • Life-long Community - Opportunities for Over 55s
  • Creative Community - Arts and Culture
  • Healthy Community - Health, Safety, and Wellbeing, Youth, Children and Families
  • Sustainable Community - Environmental Sustainability
  • Vibrant Retail Precincts.

Boroondara Community Plan

The Boroondara Community Plan (BCP) is Council’s key strategic document, and the activities and projects funded through the Community Strengthening Grants program reflect its objectives, especially themes 1 and 3. Read more about the BCP and its themes on our website . 

See the recipients of last year's grants and the projects that were funded.


More information

If you need any help or advice about the Annual Community Strengthening Grants, please contact us on 9278 4753.

See the recipients of last year's grants and the projects that were funded.

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