Community Participation Grant

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Grant amount: up to $2,000 (annual grant)

Community Participation Grants support groups and organisations to run programs and activities that encourage community participation and involvement, promote leadership and develop a strong sense of belonging. This includes health and wellbeing projects that improve and encourage active lifestyles.


  • Community forums and workshops focusing on community issues and priorities (e.g. Social Justice)
  • The delivery of a community art project
  • Events and festivals (e.g. NAIDOC Week, Reconciliation Week, Cultural Diversity Week, International Women’s Day)
  • Sustainability projects
  • Youth projects, trainings and excursions

*A maximum of $600 can be used for event/project related operational costs such as: room and venue hire fees, catering etc.


Applicants must:

  • Be a not-for-profit community group or organisation
  • Run the proposed activity or project from a location within Hume and/or show that it will substantially benefit residents of Hume City
  • Be able to show that the applicant has minimal financial resources or a limited ability to fundraise for the activity or project
  • Have no outstanding debts with Hume City Council
  • Have satisfactorily acquitted any previous funding received by Hume City Council
  • Be incorporated, or be a first-time applicant (applicants that are not incorporated must be auspiced - see page 4)


Applications close 3 June 2020. 

Updated : 1:15 PM, 29 April 2020

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