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New and Emerging Groups

This grant program provides financial support of up to $1,000 for groups in the community that are in the process of being established.

Our New and Emerging Grants are now closed

Applications for the 2019/2020 program will open on Monday 1 July 2019.

Who can apply

Community groups and organisations may apply for funding if they can provide evidence that:

  • The group will be ‘not-for-profit’.
  • The group has been meeting on a regular basis for at least six months at the time of application.
  • The group has a minimum of six members.
  • A minimum of 50% of members resides in the City of Whittlesea.
  • The group holds its meetings and is established in the City of Whittlesea with the group to benefit residents in the City of Whittlesea.
  • The group has Rules of Association or a Statement of Purpose or a Mission Statement.
  • The group has a bank account which is registered in the group's name.

How to apply