Community Grants Program


The next round of Monash Council's Community Grants Program will be open for applications on Monday 30 October and close on Friday 8 December 2017

Council is inviting local community groups and organisations to submit applications for cash and in-kind funding for programs, services, projects and events taking place in 2018/19. 

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

Need more information or assistance?

Information sessions

Council's Community Grants team is hosting free information sessions to provide first-time applicants (or those who would like an overview of the program) with details of the Monash Community Grants Program. 

Please contact the Grants team on 9518 3649 to RSVP to attend any of the below sessions:




Thursday 19 October


  Monash Civic Centre
  Function Room, First Floor
  293 Springvale Rd, Glen Waverley 

Monday 23 October


  Monash Civic Centre
  Function Room, First Floor
  293 Springvale Rd, Glen Waverley   

Wednesday 1 November  


  Clayton Community Centre
  9-15 Cooke St, Clayton


Applicant support sessions

Council's Community Grants team is also hosting a series of free support sessions to assist applicants in navigating the online application system, completing their application, and uploading necessary supporting documentation. 

To get the most out of the support available, we recommend that you come to the session having already planned your application and spoken with a member of the Grants team (if necessary). 

For more information on dates, times and locations of the support sessions and details on how to book, please download the 2018/19 MCGP Information Sessions flyer (PDF, 609KB)

Please note that bookings are essential

    MCGP Policy and Guidelines

    The Monash Community Grants Policy and Guidelines document, as well as some other helpful documents:

    MCGP Policy and Guidelines 2018/19 (PDF, 488KB)

    MCGP In-Kind Printing Guidelines 2018/19 (PDF, 611KB)

    MCGP Monash Hall Hire Booking Request Form (PDF, 328KB)

    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. 

    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.

    Find out more on the Neighbourhood Matching Grants.

    Contact details

    For general enquiries, please contact:

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

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

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    Last updated: 27 October 2017