Quick Response Grants

Quick Response Grants provide essential, urgent support to not-for-profit community groups and organisations who can demonstrate financial hardship as the result of an emergency or unforeseen events.

These grants do not provide funds to supplement other grant income or address the impact of foreseeable events.

Applications are assessed as they are received.

Typical projects

Projects or activities that address an urgent, critical need and that are not covered by insurance, such as:

  • replacement of essential equipment

  • essential and urgent repairs

  • activities that address the impact of urgent, emergency or unforeseen events

Expected outcomes

Projects are expected to deliver one or more of the following outcomes:

  • reduce financial impact of emergency and unforeseen events

  • enable not-for-profit community groups and organisations to continue to operate or quickly return to normal operations following damage as the result of emergency and unforeseen events

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, 3MB)

 

Questions?

If you have any questions please email grants@murrindindi.vic.gov.au or call Council on (03) 5772 0333.

Information sessions

Are you interested in applying for a grant through Council's Grants and Contributions Program? If yes, book in to a session where you can:

  • Learn more about Council's Grants and Contributions Program.
  • Learn tips and techniques on how to write a competitive grant application.
  • Talk to Council officers about your grant ideas and next steps.

The following information sessions are open for bookings:

  • Y Water Discovery Centre, Yea - 20 January 2020 from 5pm to 8pm - Click here to book
  • Alexandra Shire Hall, - 21 January 2020 from 5pm to 8pm - Click here to book

Supporting Documents

The following templates are provided as examples you may use to prepare your application. You are not required to use them.

Project Plan Template - Example A(DOCX, 40KB)

Project Plan Template - Example B(DOCX, 29KB)

In-kind Template(XLSX, 13KB)