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Community Grants help community groups and organisations to carry out a wide range of projects and activities throughout our municipality.

2020 annual grant program

The 2020 Annual Grant Program is now closed. On October 28, Hume City Council approved the allocation of $398,454 in funding to 141 organisations including 13 pre-committed Partnership projects, as part of the 2020 Community Grants Program. Projects and activities will run across Hume City, actively engaging a broad spectrum of our community.

To view the list of 2020 Community Grant recipients, click here

New community grant categories

Hume City Council has launched two new community grant categories, individual development and quick response, as part of Council’s annual grants program. Due to popular demand, the Quick Response Community Grant category, is currently not available for new applications. The Individual Development Grant category is currently open. 

Find out more:

 

What grant categories are available?

Community Grants help community groups and organisations to carry out a wide range of projects and activities throughout our municipality.

Category

Maximum Amount

Open Dates

Who should apply?

Individual Development Grant

$150- $750

Open all year

  • Individuals attending professional development opportunities that benefit the Hume community.

Quick Response Grant

Up to $1,000


Due to popular demand, the Quick Response Community Grant category, is currently not available for new applications.

 

  • Newly established community groups requiring support with start-up and establishment costs,
  • Community groups that have an unforeseen funding need that does not fall within the annual grants payment timeframes, or
  • Community groups with unforeseen program or partnership opportunities that are time dependent.

3064 Community Support Fund

Up to $1,000

Open all year

  • Community service providers that provide support to an individual, child, young person or family with identified needs, who resides in postcode 3064.

Defibrillator Grant

Up to $2,500

Due to popular demand, the Defibrillator Community Grant category is currently not available for new applications.

 

  • Community organisations or community groups that can demonstrate their need for a defibrillator

Community Group Activity Grant

Up to $2,000

15 May – 19 June 2019

  • Community groups and organisations requiring support with program and activity costs, leadership and committee training, promotion, and equipment purchases

Operational Grant

$700

15 May – 19 June 2019

  • Community groups and organisations requiring support with basic operating expenses including incorporation, insurance, catering and room hire fees.

Project Grant

Up to $5,000

15 May – 19 June 2019

  • Organisations delivering new ideas, sustainable projects and collaborations that are of substantial benefit to the Hume community.

Partnership Grant

Up To $10,000

15 May – 19 June 2019

  • Organisations delivering projects that clearly identify a need and embrace the principles of social justice, healthy living, lifelong learning, environmental sustainability, community safety and inclusion

Specialist Partnership Grant (Reducing gambling harm)

Up to $10,000

15 May – 16 July 2019

  • Organisations delivering new and innovative services, programs and projects to prevent and reduce the harms related to gambling for residents living in Hume.

 

Find out more about Community Grants here:

2019 Community Grants
Learn about recipients of our 2019 Community Grants program.
2020 Community Grants
Learn about recipients of our 2020 Community Grants program.

Updated : 3:01 PM, 7 November 2019

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