Community Support Grants Program
The Community Support Grants Program opens on Thursday 1 February 2018 and allows community groups and organisations to apply for one-off grants of up to $20,000 to carry out projects, programs and events that will benefit the Greater Dandenong community.
It is important that all community groups and organisations read the following information before they apply:
Applications must be submitted by the closing date. Late applications will not be accepted.
Grants Information and Writing Sessions
Groups are encouraged to attend Grant Information and Writing Sessions, which run for 20 minute and provide groups with more information about the Community Support Grants Program and how to apply.
If your group would like grants writing assistance, sessions will commence at the end of the Grants Information Sessions. Groups are encouraged to bring along a draft project plan to benefit from the session.
Council's Information and Grants Writing Sessions will run for three sessions on the following dates:
Information sessions, run by Council staff, and hosted by community agencies are:
Appointments to discuss grants applications are available after hours at the following times and venues. Drop-ins are welcome, however we advise groups to telephone Council on 8571 1432 to ensure an appointment.
Dandenong Library: Levels 2 and 3, 225 Lonsdale Street, Dandenong
Springvale Library: 411 Springvale Road, Springvale
Council encourages community organisations to discuss projects, eligibility and the online application form with the Community Funding Support Officers throughout February before the closing date. Contact the Community Funding Support Officer on 8571 1432 or email email@example.com to discuss.