Project and Partnership Grants

2021 Project Grants

Organisation Project Details  Amount Awarded 

Dallas Neighbourhood House

Classes in upcycling. Upcycling is the process of transforming products (waste material, useless or unwanted products) into new materials or products of better quality $5,000


2021 Partnership Grants

 Organisation Project Details  Amount Awarded 

Migrant Resource Centre North West Region

An online social platform for new arrival refugee young people to socialise, improve conversational English language and check in with their wellbeing. 35 - 70 young people to be engaged in zoom sessions/ breakout rooms  $10,000

Operation Newstart Victoria

Operation Newstart is an early intervention program that works with at risk youth offering a therapeutic outdoor and life skills program to promote future achievement - Target-  Young People 14- 17 year at risk of leaving school &/or home early - up to 24 participate in the program  $10,000

Sunbury Community Health

KidX Plus - aims to improve the mental health and social inclusion outcomes for young people aged 9 to 25 living in the Sunbury region. KidX Plus will be developed and delivered in partnership with The Field Trip an organisation that specialises in youth engagement and leadership development. Local community partners including local youth services, schools and existing youth leadership and advisory groups will be engaged for the purposes of co-design and engagement  $10,000
Westside Circus Inc. ‘Pages Fly Higher’ is an early learning and literacy project combining stories, art and social circus for newly arrived and CALD resident families in Hume.  Delivering this project  partnering with VICSEG New Futures to  link with their supported playgroups for new migrant families in the Hume Region, the program has capacity for up to 570 participants  $9,641


Pre-committed Partnership Grants

Organisation Project Details  Amount Awarded 

Anglicare Victoria

The Conversational English in Your Community: Anglicare Victoria’s Broadmeadows Women's Community House is seeking to run Conversational English in Your Community, a course originally designed and piloted by the Hume City Council  $9,906

Boite Vic Inc

Tapestry workshops for women migrants and asylum seekers held at Foundation House  $10,000

City of Hume Boxing Club Inc

The Squared Circle Mentor Program's aim is to assist local at risk students (12-17 years old) through boxing program and being paired with a mentor to achieve improved attendance; academic achievement; and social and community participation via life coaching, mentor sessions, academic counselling and pathways to employment    $9,900

Distinctive Options

The All Abilities Performing Arts project is an inclusive performance group in Hume. The project reports a strong benefit for all participants and delivers much-needed arts engagement opportunities tailored to people living with disabilities $5,596 

Merri Creek Management Committee Inc

A Little Nature Play in Hume supports and leads outdoor nature play for Hume's early years communities in Hume's open spaces $10,000 

Second Chance Animal Rescue Inc

The SCAR Pet Outreach Program assists people facing financial hardship to access vet services $20,000 

The Brahma Kumaris Australia

A meditation and yoga program for Hume Residents $10,000