Nillumbik Community Fund


The 2020/21 Nillumbik Community Fund has now closed, and recipients of each stream are listed below.  We look forward to seeing all of these projects come to fruition.

Community Support Grant (Community, Indigenous and Youth) Funding a variety of community, indigenous or youth projects to support local community groups to enhance and strengthen their own neighbourhoods and townships.

     St Margaret's Anglican Church Eltham: A Yarning Circle

     Kangaroo Ground Pre-school Our Enduring Connection (Part I): Acknowledging traditional land owners through art and sustainability

     Yarra Plenty Regional Library: Eltham Library Dreaming Mural

     Boomerang Bags Nillumbik: Felt Memories

     Operation Newstart: Operation Newstart Youth Re-engagement Program

     Lions Club of Diamond Valley Inc.: Keeping Nillumbik Kids in Schools (KNKIS) Programme

     Eltham Arts Council: Anglers' Club

     Diamond Creek Women's Football Club Inc.: Plenty Park Terrace Project

     Country Women’s Association Hurstbridge branch: Hurstbridge CWA Cookbook

     UC Tennis Club Diamond Creek: Come on, Pick It Up

     Paradoxa Collective: Paradoxa Collective Web

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.

     Araluen Centre: Symbols, Icons, Community

     Debby Maziarz Productions: Ask the Artist

     Poetry@Chrissy Hills: Poetry@Chrissy Hills

     Paradoxa Collective Mapping: Meditation in Bunjil Reserve

     Pat Cronin Foundation: Pat Cronin Foundation Community Art Exhibition

     Plenty Historical Society Inc.: Plenty Historical Church Community Facility

     St Andrews Community Centre: Frame drums of the Middle East - Crafting, exhibiting, playing

     Suzie Raz: For the one whose voice was silenced

     Rotary Club of Diamond Creek: Diamond Creek Murals Project

     Kangaroo Ground Pre-school: Our Enduring Connection (Part II) – Promoting sustainability, creativity and environment

     Ness Reserve Pre School: Bush Tucker Garden Mural

     Diamond Valley Arts Society: Diamond Valley Arts Society New residence

     Em for Music Magic: On Line Children’s Music Sessions with Zoom Christmas Concert.

Community Event Grant – Funding to assist organisers with the delivery of events that are fun, safe, accessible and inclusive for all.

     Wadambuk St Andrews Community Centre Inc.: St Andrews Community Festival 2021

     In The Park Productions: In The Park Productions presents a Family-Friendly Outdoor Theatre Performance

     Carols in the Park Diamond Creek: Carols in the Park

     Eltham Little Theatre: 2021 Youth musical production - Peter Pan Jnr.

     Welcome to Eltham Inc.: Hafla party and Arabic dancing

     Diamond Creek Men's Shed Inc.: Boomers Breakout Concert

     The Boite Vic Inc.: Words and Notes