Governance, Skills and Capacity Building Grants
The Governance, Skills and Capacity Building grants support businesses, not-for-profit community groups/organisations and Committees of Management to meet their governance requirements, develop new skills and build their capacity. This includes activities that improve the ability to operate effectively, undertake future planning and support the sustainability of the group, organisation or business.
Applications close at 4pm, on the last Wednesday of every month. Applications are assessed the following month.
Projects or activities that build the applicants capacity to operate and plan for the future, such as:
training and education programs
best practice resources and guides
technology and systems
development of governance strategies and plans
strategic, business and financial planning activities (EG business plans, program development, marketing, fundraising, membership)
policy development (EG Working with Children, volunteers, OH&S)
Projects and activities not eligible for this grant include:
projects that have already been funded by Council
capital expenditure that is not for computing related equipment or systems
marketing, promotion or advertising products
permanent staffing costs or ongoing operational costs
Projects are expected to deliver one or more of the following outcomes:
communities confident to plan, take action, solve problems and lead in the community
not for profit community groups and organisations are sustainable
reduced reliance on Council resources by not-for-profit community groups and organisations
increased proportion of new businesses trading and viable after 3 years
improved resilience of businesses, not-for-profit community groups and organisations and Committees of Management
Read the Program Guidelines to check if you are eligible to apply
Murrindindi Shire Council Grants and Contributions Program Guidelines (Word)(DOCX, 13MB)
Murrindindi Shire Council Grants and Contributions Program Guidelines (PDF)(PDF, 721KB)
Click on the links below to book your spot in the next Grants and Contributions Program Information Session.
Marysville - 5.30pm on Thursday 30 May 2019 at the Marysville Community Centre (Lakeview Room)
Yea - 5.30pm on Tuesday 4 June 2019 at the Yea Service Centre (Chambers)
If you have any questions please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Council on (03) 5772 0333.
The following templates are provided as examples you may use to prepare your application. You are not required to use them.
In Kind Template(XLSX, 13KB)