Community grants program

Our Community Grants program supports projects that make Darebin a better, healthier, sustainable and more inclusive place. 

Are you a not-for-profit community group or organisation with great ideas on how to create a better Darebin? It’s time to apply for our annual Community Grants!

Latest information

2023/24 Community Grant applications have been finalised. This year, we received around 172 grant applications across the six main grant streams totalling $963,524 representing almost twice the available budget!

After a highly competitive assessment process, a total of 116 successful applicants have been recommended for funding.

View the list of successful applicants

Our Community Grants have been fully committed this year. If you missed out this round, we encourage you to apply again next year.

Quick Response Grants and Sports Grants will not be open again in 2023.

We congratulate the successful applicants and look forward to seeing your continued contribution to support our community and make Darebin a better, healthier, more sustainable and inclusive place.

Grants information video

Do you want to know more about our Community Grants Program? We've created a video that includes:

  • grant application writing tips
  • grants currently open
  • how to link your project idea with Council Strategic Directions
  • how to apply for a grant

If you are wanting to apply for grants, this video may be very handy.

Watch the grants information video

Grants available in 2024

Grants available next year will be confirmed in the coming months and info will be provided here.

More information

Our 2023—24 Community Grants Program information and guidelines give you an idea of the kind of grants we have.

If you have a question, contact:

Corporate and Community Grants Officer

Phone 03 8470 8504