Shire makes grants available to community


ANYONE wanting to learn about the shire’s community support, creative communities and flexi grants – as well as the application process – can attend an information session 6.30-8.30pm, Wednesday 19 August at the shire’s Rosebud office.

Not-for-profit community organisations can seek grants to help with community-led projects as can organisations that enhance community services and support, volunteering and community participation, including arts and cultural programs and activities.

The community support grants of up to $5000 are for projects that support the health and wellbeing of local communities. Applications close 5pm, Monday 21 September.

The creative communities grants of up to $5000 are available to community groups initiating arts and cultural activities and programs with public outcomes. Applications close 5pm, Monday 21 September.

Organisations cannot apply for both types of grants in the same round.

Flexi grants of up to $1000 are aimed at helping organisations to get started, buy equipment, host a activities, support volunteers or enhance an existing project. This grant round is open all year, with four allocations of funding.

The shire’s Rosebud office is at 90 Besgrove St, Rosebud.

RSVP by Monday 17 August to Linda Wimetal, 5950 1656, or Andrea Ebsworth, 5950 1716.

First published in the Mornington News – 11 August 2015


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