Grants quick guide

About Moreland Community Grants Program

The Moreland Community Grants Program gives financial support to community led initiatives and collaborative projects that demonstrates multiple benefits and focuses directly on the Moreland community.

This grants program is targeted at not-for-profit incorporated community groups.

View the Community Grant Guidelines (DOC 498Kb) or join the grants mailing list for updates.

If you are a business, visit Business Moreland website or email Economic Development for advice about small business funding opportunities.

Further information in the grants program or ask a question email the Grants Officer


Annual grants

Type of grant Application dates Summary

Project grant

Up to $5000

  • Round 2 has now closed.  

The next rounds opens 

  • 1 February 2020 and closes 22 March 2020

Funding period 12 months

Communtiy led project

Focuses and benefits the Moreland community.

Collaborates and partners with other groups.

Increases access and participation opportunities.

Operational grant

Up to $10,000 per year

  • 1 February to 22 March 2020

Funding period 3 financial years

For newly established community organisation

Based within Moreland

Organisational Support Grant

Up to $10,000 per year

Applications currently closed. Next round opens  2020.

Funding 2 financial years

Organisations with limited access to funding sources

Focuses directly and benefits the Moreland community

Based within Moreland

Capital Works Partnership grant

Up to $40,000

Expression of Interest Period

  • 1 February to 29 February 2020.

Funding period 12 months

Capital improvements to community facilities

Greater community access, increases participation, interaction of all age groups

Provides a multi-use facility in Moreland

Typically requires planning and building permits to proceed.

Applicant must contribute 25% of total value of project

Minor grants

Currently all minor grants are currently available for application. Funding duration is for a 12 month period or as per agreement.

Type of grant Summary

Individual Development grant

Up to $500

Individuals selected to participate in an event

Assistance with a sport and recreation club membership

Membership Activity grant

Up to $2000

Assistance with ongoing costs for members activities.

Funding levels dependant on the number of Moreland members in group.

Applications can be made every 12 months.

Quick Response grant

Up to $1000

Community led small project or event

Community groups that need to purchase minor equipment

Establishment of a new group

Female Participation grant

Up to $3,000

Provide new opportunities for women and girls in sports, physical activity and leadership programs.

Youth Initiative Grant

Up to $3,000

Supports youth led one-off projects or pilot programs

How to apply

View and apply for all Council funding opportunities online through the grants website.

Previously funded Moreland Community Grants

Watch our community grant videos

Watch our case study videos to learn more about the variety of organisations and purposes that are eligible for Council grants, as well as showcasing the great projects that we support.

Pascoe Vale Football Club community grant video

The Pascoe Vale Football Club was the recipient of a $40,000 Capital Works Partnership Grant in 2013-14 for new field lighting.

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Multicultural Women's Sewing Group grant video

The Multicultural Women’s Sewing Group was a recipient of a $30,000 Operational Grant in 2014-15 for a new staff member.

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