Funding of up to $5,000 is available through the Community Response and Recovery Fund to provide essential services to vulnerable community members who have been impacted by an emergency. Established organisations are encouraged to apply for funding where there is a demonstrated need or area of increased demand.
Examples of essential service areas include (but are not limited to):
- Food relief
- Homelessness support
- Mental health support
- Family and domestic violence
Please note this funding supports local programs and activities that are not funded by the Commonwealth or State Government.
If you have an idea the City may be able to support through funding, here are some steps you need to complete before submitting an application:
|Send an email with your ideas and questions about eligibility to our City Community Development team at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 9405 5600.|
|Resolve all outstanding debt or acquittals with the City. Although you can still submit an application, the City is unable to release further funds until these items are finalised.|
|Call 9405 5000 to obtain a City facility hire quote or make a tentative booking. We are unable to accept your application without this.|
Guidelines and Frequently Asked Questions
Please click below to ensure you read and adhere to our guidelines prior to submitting an application.
Submitting your application
Before seeking funding assistance, you are required to have a clear vision about what you want to do and whom you want to reach. For more information, visit the Community Group Resources page for templates and other support.
Alternatively, view a preview of the online application form to help inform you of the details and contents required (do not use this for your application).
Please note all applications must be submitted via the Community Funding Applicaion online form.
Find your local community service
Please visit our Find Your Local Community Service webpage to identify service gaps across the City.