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International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism, and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) Grants

As part of the Council Plan 2017 – 2021, Nillumbik Shire Council has committed to support  initiatives that promote inclusivity,  so everyone is valued and our diversity is celebrated.

IDAHOBIT grants are designed to support community groups and not-for-profit organisations to promote and celebrate LGBTI diversity and inclusion by creating new or highlighting existing community activities, projects, or events .

Get your thinking caps on!! Not sure about your idea, no problems, give us a call on 9433 3379 or email  to discuss your ideas.

Or if you know what you want submit your ideas today.

Grant value 

Council is working in partnership with our Inclusion Advisory Committee and our Internal LGBTI Working Group to provide a number of grants up to $1,000, with a total grant pool of $5000.

Grants must not be used to fund wages or in-kind hours.


Grant applications open Thursday 28 February 2019

Grant applications close 5pm Friday 22 March 2019

Projects must be undertaken between 17 May – 17 June 2019.


All applicants will be notified via phone and email of the outcome of their application by Friday 29 March 2019.

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If you have any issues just give us a call on 9433 3379 and we will assist you.


For more information including eligibility and selection criteria, please see the IDAHOBIT Grant Guidelines

IDAHOBIT Guidelines

If you need this information in an alternative format or need further assistance, please call 9433 3379 or email

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