Community Grants Program

Monash Council invited local community groups and organisations to submit applications for funding through the 2017/18 Monash Community Grants Program (MCGP). Applications closed on Monday 5 December 2016.

The next round will open in October 2017 (2018/19 Monash Community Grants Program).

To find out more on the previous rounds, visit Community Grants allocations.

Local groups and organisations were invited to apply under the following categories:

  • Community Strengthening Grants
  • Community Partnership Grants - Specialist Services
  • Community Partnership Grants - Neighbourhood Houses
  • Positive Ageing Grants
  • Arts and Cultural Projects Grants
  • Community Events Grants
  • Major Festivals Grants

More information:

  • Community Grants team on 9518 3649
  • Arts and Cultural Events Grants team on 9518 3636, or
  • Email:
  • National Relay Service - 1800 555 660

Policy and Procedure documents

The Community Grants Policy and Procedures, as well as some other helpful documents:

Community Grant Policy and Procedure (PDF, 485KB)

Printing Guidelines (PDF, 602KB)

Monash Halls Booking Request (DOCX, 13KB)

Grants Template Documents

Local Emerging Artists Grants

The Local Emerging Artists Grants scheme is a new program to support professional development and training for eligible artists that can in turn benefit the Monash community.

Applications are open all year round from 1 July 2016.

Find out more on the Local Emerging Artists Grants.

Neighbourhood Matching Grants

The Neighbourhood Matching Grants scheme provides funding to neighbourhood groups for local activities that are inclusive and connect neighbours.

Applications are open all year round from 1 July 2016.

Find out more on the Neighbourhood Matching Grants.

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Last updated: 07 December 2016