Unlock your community potential with the Vicinity Community Grants Program

News| 1st April 2024
Unlock your community potential with the Vicinity Community Grants Program
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After a successful launch in 2023, the Vicinity Community Grants program returns for its second year. Now expanded to include all municipalities where a Vicinity shopping centre is located, the program offers community groups the chance to apply for a grant ranging from $1,000 - $10,000.

At Altona Gate, we’re committed to connecting with our local communities and supporting initiatives that can make a positive impact on the community. If you’re a community group in the area and would like funding for an initiative or program, read on for more information and how to apply.  

About the program

The 2024 Vicinity Community Grants program provides financial support for community groups to develop and deliver programs, events, and initiatives to enrich the experiences of our local communities. This year, the program will be looking for community programs and initiatives that focus on the following areas.

•         Youth engagement and employment

•         Environmental rejuvenation

•         Education

•         Community well-being

Eligibility

The program is open to organisations such as community associations, not-for profit and charitable organisations and social enterprises. Please note, organisations must have DGR1 status to be eligible.

For further information on eligibility, application guidelines, funding requirements and the assessment process, please read the Vicinity Community Grants Framework.

How to apply

Applications for Vicinity Community Grants will open 1 April, and close 30 April 2024. Apply for your local community grant here.

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