Brimbank Community Grants Program

The Brimbank Community Grants Program 2019/20 applications have now closed. $600,000 will be made available to the community as part of the program.

  • Applications closed 14 July 2019

Our annual Grants Program provides financial support to not-for-profit organisations and community groups to deliver projects, events and festivals that reflect the strategic objectives of the Brimbank Community Vision 2040 including:


Strategic Directions

  • Healthy Lifestyles – The Community is healthy and active.
  • Services and Facilities – Services and facilities are responsive to community need.
  • Culture and Diversity – Brimbank is a vibrant and recognised cultural capital.
  • Safety – The community feels safe and free from harm.


Strategic Directions

  • Getting Around – All modes of transport are well connected and accessible.
  • Public Spaces – Public spaces and streetscapes showcase quality urban design, are accessible to all and are clean and well maintained.
  • Environment – The community will live sustainably and engage with a healthy and protected natural environment.


Strategic Directions

  • Education and Employment – Everyone has access to education, training and life – long earning to support their learning and employment aspirations.
  • Local Economy – Brimbank is a major hub for employment, innovation and investment.
  • Housing – Housing meets the need of different people in the Brimbank community.

The Brimbank Community Grants Program funding period is for projects, events, and festivals that take place from  November 2019 to October 2020.


Key Dates


Indicative Dates 2019

Community Grants round opens

23 April  

Information and Grant Writing sessions

1 May – 30 June 

Community Grant Round closes      

14 July at midnight

Eligibility Checks


Grant Assessments

August - September

Governance Report to Council 


Notifications and feedback to applicants

Funding Agreements to successful applicants



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