Apply for a healthy ageing grant

The Healthy Ageing Grant is a category of the Community Grant Program. The grant allows partnership with community organisations to improve the health and quality of life of older adults in Manningham. 

What the grant hopes to achieve

The aim of the grant is to:

  • respond to a specific need in the ageing Manningham community
  • be inclusive and allow all members of the ageing community to participate, including targeted responses that enable vulnerable older individuals, families, carers, and groups to participate in local activities and opportunities
  • foster an inclusive and harmonious community, drawing strength from difference and diversity
  • enhance the health and wellbeing of the Manningham ageing community
  • support a safer and more resilient community
  • encourage collaboration between Council, groups, and organisations for the benefit of the ageing community.


When does the funding round begin

Applications are now closed.

How much funding is available for the grant

Funding is between $3,001 and $20,000. Allocations are for one financial year. There’s no repeat funding.

The estimated allocation for the healthy ageing grants category is $80,000 per annum.

How to apply

  1. Before you start an application, get familiar with the guidelines
    Healthy Ageing Grant Guidelines
    Healthy Ageing Grant Guidelines
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    You will have to agree to the terms and conditions of the Community Grant Program too.

  2. Make sure you are eligible to apply

    Before starting your application, make sure your organisation is eligible to apply.

  3. Confirm grant category and put together your proposal

    Confirm that you are applying for the right grant category.

    After checking you have got the right category, develop a project proposal that includes:

    • a brief project description
    • the objectives
    • timelines
    • budget identifying the appropriate category to submit your application.
  4. Discuss your application with us before you submit

    Before finishing your application, make sure you discuss your proposal with us. Although, you won’t need to speak with us beforehand if you’re applying for the Small Grants category.

    We can help you with your application. We can also give advice on how to apply online.

    To discuss your application, contact us.

  5. Review the assessment criteria

    Refer to the guidelines and review the assessment criteria for the relevant category before you finish.

  6. Prepare supporting information to include with your application

    Use the application checklist to help you to prepare your application to make sure you haven’t missed anything.

    Community Grants Application Checklist
    Community Grants Application Checklist
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  7. Start your application

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