- Step 1: Check you are eligible
- Step 2: Consider the objectives and assessment criteria
- Step 3: Discuss your idea
- Step 4: Get help with your application
- Step 5: Complete your application
- Step 6: Submit your application
- Step 7: Application assessment
- Step 8: Results are announced
- Step 9: Grant payments
- Step 10: Evaluation
Step 1: Check that you are eligible
Make sure you meet the eligibility criteria.
Step 2: Consider the objectives and assessment criteria
Commemorative Community Grant applications are assessed against a series of objectives and assessment criteria.
For more information, see Eligibility, objectives and conditions.
Step 3: Discuss your idea
Before you apply for a grant, you must discuss your grant application with the Boroondara Arts Cultural Development Officer Bridget Flood by calling 9278 4770 or via email at [email protected] prior to making your submission.
Step 4: Get help with your application
If you have any questions or need advice, we are here to help.
Step 5: Complete your application
Applications open from 9am, Monday 2 March 2020.
When applications are open they are submitted online in SmartyGrants.
Make sure you complete the budget requirements using the budget form in SmartyGrants, noting that:
- all budget costs must be justified for the project proposal
- all items listed in the budget must include a description of the item
- some applications may receive partial funding.
Be sure to attach all supporting documentation. Your application cannot be assessed until we receive all these documents:
- Incorporation Annual Statement or Annual Information Statement
- Australian Business Number (ABN)
- your organisation's Annual Report or audited financial statement
- evidence of an adequate public liability insurance policy to cover the staff, members and the general public, as appropriate
- letters or emails of support (optional).
We also have some helpful resources available to help with your application:
- statistics: see our History and demographics page for data on health, education, housing, economy and diversity.
- accessibility: see our Make your event accessible page.
Step 6: Submit your application
Step 7: Application assessment
Applications are assessed against the assessment criteria (see Step 2) by Council Officers and the Community Strengthening Grants Assessment Panel.
Step 8: Results are announced
Step 9: Grant payments
Step 10: Evaluation
Successful applicants will be required to provide a written project report annually (or as otherwise specified in the funding agreement) against agreed performance outcomes, as part of the decision-making process for continuing the funding. This is done online via SmartyGrants.