COVID-19 Quick Response Grants


Nillumbik Shire Council realises that our community has been affected in many ways, so if you have an idea or need for support, we want to hear from you!!

One off funding opportunities for not-for-profit organisations and community groups are on offer to deliver initiatives that support our local community during this time.

COVID-19 Quick Response Grants provide community led initiatives that aim to deliver broad community benefit.

Applications can be made for amounts from $500 to $5000 and will remain open until all funds are expended or until 14 June 2020, whichever occurs first.

What can be funded?

Funding is available to assist with an initiative to deliver activities such as, but not exclusive to:

  • Virtual events
  • Online training
  • Social networking & connectedness
  • Relief & recovery efforts

All ideas will be considered, however we ask that you talk to us before applying!

Please contact our Grants Team on 03 9433 3549 or alternatively via 

A copy of the guidelines can be found below and for full details on how to apply click here.