Connecting gardens, groups and growers to create a more resilient food future in Darebin

Commonwealth grants – Social and Community Participation 2020-21

Do you have an idea for a community garden project that will benefit people with disabilities? Perhaps you would like to develop a horticultural therapy program or sensory garden? The Australian Government is inviting applications from community organisations for grant funding for 12-month projects that help enable the participation of people with disability in community […]

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Darebin Community Recovery Grants

Darebin’s Community Recovery Grants are closing soon! Do you have an idea for a local garden or food project that you think will help foster a sense of wellbeing and community connection in response to the negative impacts of Covid-19? Community gardens, organisations, local businesses, sports clubs, cultural and creative practices that have been impacted […]

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Inner North Community Foundation grants

In the past 5 months, Inner North Community Foundation have granted more than $350,000 to more than 100 community groups across Darebin City Council, Moreland City Council and Yarra City Council. The ‘Inner North Covid-19 Fund’ is currently open. This grant program aims to support local groups working to benefit Darebin, Moreland and Yarra to […]

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Yarra Valley Water’s Community Water Conservation Grants

Yarra Valley Water’s Community Water Conservation Grant Pilot is currently open. The purpose is to support community and not-for-profit organisations undertake projects to maximise the water efficiency of their facilities and raise awareness about their water use and strategies for conserving it. They give several examples of project what are eligible, including the installation of […]

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Darebin Community Grants 2020/2021 now open!

Darebin’s community grants program for 2020/21 is now open for applications, and close on 20 April, 2020. These grants are the main opportunity for not for profit community groups and organisations to obtain funding for community-based projects, and there is a dedicated medium grants stream for Environment and Sustainability projects. Grant categories for groups include: […]

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Nominate your favourite local garden to win $5,000 from the Back to Earth Initiative

Ever wondered what happens to your food and green waste after it’s picked up in Darebin? The compost and mulch created from the food and green waste you put in your green bin at home helps farms, gardens and parks bloom. Now the Back to Earth Initiative’s Victorian Garden Competition is giving you the opportunity […]

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