Grant applications related to the 16 Days of Activism Grassroots Initiative 2022 have been extended to August 10th. To find out more and apply for a grant visit Safe and Equal’s website.

The West Gate Neighbourhood Fund
This is a Victorian Government initiative to support community projects in the Maribyrnong and Hobsons Bay city council areas, while the West Gate Tunnel Project is under construction. The $10 million fund is managed by the West Gate Tunnel Project, Major Transport Infrastructure Authority.
The funding aims to contribute towards community projects and initiatives, both big and small, that bring people together and involve them in their community.
Projects that support the following 5 priority areas will be considered favourably: Altona North, Brooklyn, Spotswood, South Kingsville and Yarraville.
The second round of grants funding is now open. Apply via West Gate Neighbourhood Fund – Grants program. Applicants must select to apply for projects that benefit either residents in Hobsons Bay City Council or Maribyrnong City Council.
You cannot apply for a grant without an ABN, Incorporation and public liability insurance. An auspice organisation (such as Victorian Council of Churches) may be able to assist you.
If you have questions about the West Gate Neighbourhood Fund or require assistance in submitting an application, please call 1800 105 105 or email