Some of our services have different times over the holidays, including household bin collections previously scheduled for Christmas and New Year's Day. See all affected services.

Community grants

Grant Funding Open Close
Annual Community Strengthening Grant Up to $10,000 for community events and equipment. 23 April 2018 28 May 2018
Triennial Operational Grant Up to $15,000 and $80,000 for services, celebrations and events. Late 2019 early 2020
Individual Achievement Grant Up to $300 for high achievers in creative or sporting events. All year round n/a
Registered Rooming House subsidy Up to $3,000 per property for projects or ongoing maintenance. Late November 2017 Late January 2018
Community Arts Venue Grants Free access to performance spaces and function rooms at Hawthorn Arts Centre and Kew Court House. All year round 30 June 2019

For more information on Community grants, email [email protected] or call 9278 4723.

Business grants

Grant Funding Open Close
Small Business Sparks grant program Up to $2,000 on a dollar-for-dollar basis to develop an innovative business idea.  1 February 2019 24 March 2019

For more information on Business grants, email [email protected] or call 9278 4814.