OUTAGE: eForms - 23 March 2023

Online forms and online payments will be unavailable from 10 pm on Thursday 23 March to 1 am on Friday 24 March.

  • Applications for the Annual Community Strengthening Grants open on Monday 24 April 2023 at 9 am and close Sunday 28 May 2023 at 11:59 pm
  • 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).

Step-by-step guide

For help with your application, see the Annual Community Strengthening Grants 2022-23 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 the 2021–22 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 (03) 9278 4753.

See the recipients of the 2021–22 grants and the projects that were funded.

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