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