Mount Alexander Shire Community Grants Program

Each year the Mount Alexander Shire Council allocates funds to support local community initiated projects. Applicants are expected to meet one or more of the following 10 Council funding priorities:

1. Promote the health and wellbeing of our community;
2. Create acceptance of diversity;
3. Support the building of social connections in our towns;
4. Recognise, support and celebrate out local indigenous culture, past and present;
5. Support and promote cultural and artistic communities
6. Promote improved access and inclusion;
7. Promote an age-friendly community;
8. Change the behaviours and attitudes that contribute to family violence in our
9. Protect and enhance the natural environment (Note: work on land owned or managed
by state or federal governments is not eligible);
10.Build the capacity of our community to manage the impact of climate change (Note:
works to council owned and managed buildings are not eligible).

Applicants must contact a council officer to discuss their project before making an application.

Status: Opens 29 January 2019 – Closes 18 February

Amount: Up to $3,000

Further information: Mount Alexander Shire Council, phone 5471 1744, or email

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