Quick Response Grant Program

The Quick Response Grant Program are small grants available at short notice to eligible organisations and individuals throughout the year. The grants support the establishment and delivery of valuable services, programs, activities, and events to the City of Port Phillip community.

The Quick Response Grant Program is a small grants program with 2 categories available for eligible community organisations, social enterprises and individuals.

Category 1: Support for Individuals

Maximum funding per application: $500

Purpose:

To fund individual residents experiencing barriers to participate in elite and competitive local events or activities.

Objective:

Support for individual residents who are experiencing barriers to participation and have been selected and or invited to participate in an educational, sporting, cultural, recreational, or artistic pursuit through elite and competitive local events and activities.

Recipients are only entitled to one-off funding under the grant program per financial year.

Category 2: Support for Community Organisations and Social Enterprises

Maximum funding per application: $2,000

Purpose:

To fund community organisations and social enterprises to deliver programs and projects with a community building or social connections focus, that support Council to achieve its strategic objectives.

Objectives:

Support for:

  • programs and projects that increase social connection and participation, particularly for marginalised, vulnerable, and disadvantaged cohorts.
  • programs and projects that enhance, beautify, and celebrate our local neighbourhoods.
  • sustainability initiatives that maximise reuse and recycling opportunities and supports the circular economy.
  • economic and creative initiatives that encourage access to employment and education.

Recipients are only entitled to one-off funding under the grant program per financial year.

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