The purpose of the Community Grants Program is to assist local not-for-profits to establish and undertake projects or activities that are beneficial for the community.
Applications should reflect and support the following reports and policies:
The City of Marion Community Vision and Strategic Plan
The City of Marion Equity, Access and Social Inclusion Policy Statement
Applications should ensure programs, activities and events are inclusive and as accessible as possible for all groups, including people of various genders, ages, sexuality, cultural backgrounds, religious beliefs and those living with disability.
Grants are available to support non-profit, incorporated groups with projects benefiting the local community.
Please refer to the Community Grants Guidelines below for more information on eligibility.
Multiple grants of up to $5,000 and one per round of up to $10,000 are available with a total pool of $100,000 of funding per financial year.
This round of Community Grants opens 4 August 2020 and closes 1 September 2020.
Recipients will be notified in November 2020 of their outcome.
*Timeline is subject to change.
Lions Club of Marion - BBQ upgrade
The Welcome Dinner Project - Welcoming new arrivals
Uniting Care Wesley Bowden - Healthy meals for people in emergency accommodation
Bridges and Pathways - Support for people living with chronic disease
Access4u - Wellbeing program for people living with disability
Unity Housing - Community mural
Holdfast Model Aero Club - Solar panels
Southbank Tennis Club - Shade and cloth for tennis courts