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Community Event Funding Program

The Community Event Funding Program provides financial support for community groups and organisations to plan and deliver outdoor community cultural events.

2021-2022 Festival and Events category:

Whittlesea Cruise Night

Car enthusiasts from the community coming together in Whittlesea to see hot rod cars

Mission Smile Inc  - Whittlesea Colour Carinval

A colour run celebrating the Indian Holi festival

Thomastown Neighbourhood House Inc - Thomastown Spring Saturdays

A local community event featuring activities, food and entertainment

Anglican Parish of St Matthias, Plentylife – Mernda/Doreen Community Carols

A community focussed goodwill event, showcasing the joys of Christmas

Victorian Skateboard Association (VSA) - Whittlesea Skate Park Activation Project

A series of free skateboarding events to be held across the municipality

Whittlesea Community House Inc - Whittlesea Uke Muster 2022

A one day event for community ukulele players, workshop tutors, craftspeople and audience members

Northern BMX Club - Northern BMX Grand Nationals

A BMX State Series to be held in Mill Park


2021-2022 Neighbourhood Events category:

Whittlesea Community House Inc – Big Sing Harmony Flash Mob

Community singing groups and choirs performing in a mass event on Harmony Day

Whittlesea Community Garden – Weaving Community Connections

A four part series of weaving themed workshops

Mentoring Men – Nature Based Wellbing Program

A walking event bringing socially isolated people together

Findon Pony Club – Eggstravagent Easter Hunt

An Easter egg hunt and opportunity for community members to participate in horse riding