Community Grants

Nillumbik Community Fund Annual Grants 2017-2018 have closed

 Applications for the 2018 - 2019 grants will be announced as soon as they are available


Quick Response Grants for projects up to $2000

We call these grants Quick Response Grants because we will respond quickly to your application.

Applications open on 1 July each year and remain open until funds are expended

Suggestions as to how these grants could be used: 

  • community events and activities 
  • materials and equipment 
  • artist, consultant or provider fees 
  • pilot programs 
  • promotional materials such as brochures, newsletters, websites, and signage 
  • venue hire charges and signage up to $200. See details on the Venues for hire page 
  • minor capital works (community groups will need to get written approval from the   relevant landlord if works are on Council land) 
  • incorporation costs (on set up) 

Grant applications are assessed by the Community Development and Inclusion team. For further information, email  

Further information, contact

To apply 

Read the documents below

  • Quick response guidelines below
  • Quick response budget help sheet

Complete the application form then;

  • Scan and email your application to 
  • or print a copy of your application and deliver it to the Civic Centre, Civic Drive, Greensborough
  • or mail to Community Development and Inclusion, Nillumbik Shire Council, PO Box 476, Greensborough 3088

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