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Reconnection Grant Program

About the Reconnection Grant Program

The Reconnection Grant Program is offered as part of Council’s COVID Response Funding. Financial assistance of up to $10,000 is available to support community projects and events which support the wider City of Whittlesea community to reconnect as we reach COVID normal.


Who can apply

To be eligible applicants must:

  • Be a registered not-for-profit group, as classified by the Australian Taxation Office or a kindergarten, primary or secondary education provider
  • Be incorporated or partnered (auspiced) by an incorporated organisation. The partner organisation will manage the funds and be responsible for the delivery and acquittal of the project
  • Have an Australian Business Number (ABN) or qualify to submit a Statement by Supplier
  • Hold current public liability insurance appropriate to the activity outlined in the application
  • Hold a bank account in the name of the applying group



Please note: These guidelines includes information and criteria for both grant programs that make up the COVID Response Funding.

Key dates

The 2021 Reconnection Grant Program will open Monday 15 March and close Friday 23 April 2021.

Successful applicants will have 12 months to complete projects funded through this grant program.


How to apply

Apply online.


More information

For more information, contact our Community Development Grants Officer on 9217 2397 or email