Nillumbik Community Fund

Projects supported by the Nillumbik Community Fund in 2021/22

The 2021/22 Nillumbik Community Fund has now closed, and the recipients for each grant program are listed below.  

Community Support Grant (Community, Indigenous and Youth)

Funding a variety of community, indigenous and youth projects to support local community groups to enhance and strengthen their own neighbourhoods and townships.

A Fitting Connection Fundraising with Purpose
Carers Collective Launch of Carers Collective
Diamond Valley Learning Centre Nillumbik Youth Gamers Club
Eltham Redbacks Football Club Coaches for Community
Ferguson Park Pre School Construction of Indigenous Garden
healthAbility Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Group
Hohnes Road Playhouse Dance Classes for Pre-schoolers
Women’s Leadership Community Member The 5 C's Scholarship Program
Women’s Leadership Community Member New Circle
Smiths Gully General Store Smiths Gully Public Defibrillator


Arts and Cultural Development Grant

Funding to support artists and local community groups to enhance and strengthen their own neighbourhoods and townships through arts and cultural initiatives.

Amanda Grant Malcolm Fraser Sculpture
Edible Hub Hurstbridge Arts in the Garden workshops
Hurstbridge Jazz Club Hurstbridge Jazz Club Pilot Series
Lower Plenty Dance Group Tuesday Night Dance
Robsglassworx St. Andrews Church Stained Glass Windows
Rotary Club of Eltham Eltham Art Show for Nillumbik Shire & Friends


Community Event and Placemaking Grant

Funding to support community groups and local residents in the facilitation and delivery of events and placemaking activities across Nillumbik Shire.

Azadeh Keshavarzmohammadian Persian Music and Dance Night
CFA Kangaroo Ground and CFA Research Run for the Firies
Dina Smirnova Breathwork Soundscape
Hang Together Come Together Music & Arts Festival
Paradoxa Collective ‘Under the Canopy: Shaping & Making’
Poetry@Chrissy Hills Poetry Sessions
Slovenian Sporting & Social Association of Melbourne Slovenian Club Open Day
Soup Creative Community Projects Singing Herspace
Victorian Skateboard Association Nillumbik Skate Park Activation Project