Council endorsed the guidelines and selection criteria for its 2022 Grants for Community Program, which opens for applications on 1 June 2021.
The total funding pool is $525,000, and was allocated as follows:
- $137,500 to Festivals and Events
- $137,500 to Arts and Heritage
- $250,000 to Community Development
The program assists in funding community-led projects that support social inclusion, the arts, cultural development, heritage projects, community capacity building, health and wellbeing, and other community driven activities.
At this stage applications are proposed to be open from 1 June 2021 to 15 July 2021, with recommendations going to Forum and Council in September 2021.
For more information on the Grants for Community program, visit https://www.yarraranges.vic.gov.au/Community/Grants/Apply-for-Community-Grants.