Community Funding Scheme

The 2020 Community Funding Scheme has now closed and will reopen in 2021

The assessment panel's recommendations for the Community Funding Scheme program 2020-2021 were presented at the Ordinary Council Meeting on Wednesday  22 July 2020 for Council endorsement.

Applicants to the program will receive a letter in early August, advising the outcome of their submission.

For more information, call (03) 5422 0333 or email mrsc@mrsc.vic.gov.au

About the funding scheme

The Community Funding Scheme grants funds to not-for-profit community groups for programs and initiatives that benefit residents of the Macedon Ranges and help achieve Council Plan goals.

It supports initiatives which:

  • meet locals needs
  • strengthen community relationships/partnerships
  • deliver projects in the Scheme streams of:
  • Community and cultural development projects
  • Enhancing the effectiveness of local community groups
  • Supporting local environmental priorities
  • Enhancing community places and infrastructure
  • demonstrate a commitment to accessibility, diversity, fairness and community wellbeing
  • complement strategic Council directions and strategic plans.

If you have any questions or would like more information about the scheme, call Emilie on (03) 5422 0206 or email ebyrne@mrsc.vic.gov.au

Guidelines and templates

Guidelines

Sample application 

Templates