Quick response grants

Quick response grants are a way for us to respond to different emergency pressures that affect our community. These are currently open until 20 June 2022.

2022 Quick Response grants support projects that:

  • Address local priorities
  • Have direct benefit for Darebin residents
  • Promote active participation of Darebin residents, especially those who have been identified as 'at risk' of exclusion such as people from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds, women, young people, older adults, Aboriginal and Torres Strait people, people with disability, people experiencing or at risk of homelessness, low income earners, recently arrived migrants, refugees, people seeking asylum, people who identify as same sex attracted and/or gender diverse (LGBTIQ+).
  • Build new and/or enhance inter-generational and intercultural partnerships and collaborations between diverse communities.
  • Provide an alternative to Electronic Gaming Machines (EGMs) and reduce the harm associated with EGM use.

Applications will need to address one of the 2021-2025 Council Plan Strategic Direction

  • Strategic Direction 1: Vibrant, Respectful and Connected
  • Strategic Direction 2: Prosperous, Liveable and Flourishing
  • Strategic Direction 3: Climate, Green and Sustainable Successful applicants will be granted up to $1,000 to implement their project/activity.

For further information on each grant, or to apply you can visit our SmartyGrants portal.

More information

Community Grants Officer
Phone: 03 8470 8504
Email: darebingrants@darebin.vic.gov.au