Brimbank Community Grants Program

Council adopted a Brimbank COVID-19 Response and Recovery Strategy to help combat the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) across Brimbank and the broader community. For more information visit Response and Recovery Strategy.

In reference to the Council’s Response and Recovery Strategy:

  1. The Brimbank Community 2019/20 Grants program delivery deadline has been extended from October 2020 until June 2021. The 2019/20 Grant recipients are encouraged to postpone or think of new ways or methods to deliver their programs such as online in the context of COVID-19.
  2. To extend your Grant program/event/activity, please complete a Project Variation Request Form and forward the completed form to
  3. Complete a 2019/20 Brimbank Community Grants Progress Report (Survey) to help Council determine the support your community group needs to implement your 2019/20 Grant effectively.
  4. The Brimbank Community 2020/21 Grant due to open in April 2020 was deferred to the third quarter (August – October 2020) subject to Council’s confirmation. The 2020/21 Community Grants were renamed as “Brimbank Recovery Grant Program” to focus on supporting community and local businesses to implement initiatives that will assist in the post COVID- 19 recovery. Further information regarding the Recovery Grants to follow.


Grant Round

Current Status

Brimbank Community Grants Program 2019/20

Program delivery extended to June 2021

Progress Report Due 31 May 2020

Brimbank Community Grants Program 2020/21,  renamed Brimbank Recovery Grants

Estimated to open in August – October 2020 (subject to Council’s confirmation)


Successful grants

Current Guidelines 

Community Grants Policy



Key Dates

Grants notification and feedback

November 2019

Grants payment

From November 2019

Progress report

April 2020

Acquittal report 

November 2020

Community Training

We also offer Community Training for not-for-profit community groups and organisations

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