Apply now for a Brimbank community grant

The Brimbank Community Grants Program for 2023/2024 is now open for applications.

The program offers one-off financial assistance to not-for-profit organisations and incorporated community groups, to deliver projects and activities that benefit our community.

Grants are available in eight categories:

  • Community Strengthening Grants – up to $10,000
  • Climate Emergency Grants – up to $10,000
  • Establishment Grants – up to $1,500
  • Mental Health and Wellbeing Grants – up to $10,000
  • Young People’s Ideas Grants – up to $10,000
  • Community Festival and Event Grants – up to $10,000
  • Major Festival and Event Grants – up to $25,000
  • Seniors Operational Grants – up to $1,000.

From 2024, a new Responsive Grants category (up to $2,000) and the existing Establishment Grants (up to $1,500) will also be offered all year round and assessed three times a year.

Council will provide support for grant applications to give applicants the best chance of success. This includes information sessions, with interpreters available upon request, and access to council officers to answer questions.

Brimbank Mayor, Cr Bruce Lancashire encouraged local community groups and organisation to apply for funding to support their projects and activities, which improve the community’s health and wellbeing.

“Grants are available in eight categories that align with Brimbank’s priorities including mental health and reducing social isolation, strengthening community connections, young people’s involvement and climate emergency.

“Council is looking for projects that deliver innovative local solutions, led by local people, to strengthen community resilience and respond to ongoing and emerging challenges in Brimbank.”

Learn more:

For information on how to apply and eligibility, visit or call the Grants Hotline on 9249 4036.

Applications close on Sunday 16 July 2023.




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