Due to the Grand Final Eve public holiday, Council’s offices, customer service desk and the Recycling Centre will be closed on Friday 29 September. Bin collections will continue as normal.
Applications currently open
The Connected St Andrews Project supports St Andrews and surrounding communities to work together to strengthen connections and relationships before an emergency, which help people to manage better during and after an emergency.
Grants of up to $5,000 are available for projects and activities that work towards the goals created by community members as part of Connected St Andrews.
What can be funded?
Funding is available for projects and activities that work towards the community goals of Connected St Andrews and achieve ongoing benefits for the community, including:
If you are an individual with a project idea, but need help to find a community group to auspice you, contact the Communities First team for support to find an auspice and to meet the other eligibility criteria such as public liability insurance.
What is an auspice? An auspice is an organisation that manages grant funding on your behalf, while you are responsible for delivering the project.
For more information about auspicing go to Information and support.
Opening date: 17 March 2023
Closing date: 31 December 2023 or earlier if funds are expended
Up to $5,000 from a grant pool of $30,000
Contact the Communities First team via firstname.lastname@example.org or call 03 9433 3160.
For more information about Council’s grant processes see our Community Grants Policy.