Darebin 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? Apply for our annual Community Grants!

Current grants

These grants are available for 2022.

Grant Amount of grant per application Applications dates

2021/2022 Quick Response Cash Grants Program

Only eligible not-for-profit groups or organisations or individual artists who missed out applying to the annual funding round can apply

Up to $1,000

Now open

Close 30 June

2021/2022 Quick Response Venue Hire Support Grants Program

Only eligible not-for-profit groups or organisations or individual artists who missed out applying to the annual funding round can apply

Up to $1,000

Now open

Close 30 June

2022/2023 Small Grants Program

Up to $3,000

Open 4 April

Close 31 May

2022/2023 Medium Grants Program

Up to $15,000

Open 4 April

Close 31 May

2022/2023 Venue Hire Support Grants Program

Up to $8,000

Open 4 April

Close 31 May

2022/2023 Youth Projects Grants Program

Up to $5,000

Open 4 April

Close 31 May

How to apply for grants

Each grant category has its own application form. Only online applications are accepted via Darebin Smartygrants. Read each Grant Guideline on Smartygrants to see if you’re eligible and to understand the grant criteria.

Read the Community Grants Program information and guidelines for 2022/23.

Applications are online only – get started by clicking the button below.

Apply now

Watch the presentation

Watch our Community Grants presentation to learn more from our team about the grants on offer this year, and get tips on how to write a great grant application.

Applications close

Tuesday 31 May 2022 at 11.59pm. We can't take late applications, sorry! 

Need help?

If you're unsure about your eligibility or have a question, contact the Corporate and Community Grants Officer on 03 8470 8504 or email us.