Stronger Communities Programme - Round 5

The Stronger Communities Programme supports the Morrison Government’s commitment to deliver social benefits in communities across Australia. Round 5 of the programme will provide $22.65 million to fund small capital projects in each of the 151 federal electorates.

The Liberal and Nationals’ Government has committed $150,000 to fund up to 20 local community infrastructure projects across the electorate of La Trobe.Grants values range from $2,500 to $20,000.

The program will fund small capital projects in each of the 151 federal electorates, which can range from upgrading the local community hall or sporting facility, building new bike paths, or providing essential equipment for the local State Emergency Service.

Further information and guidelines Federal Member for La Trobe or visit

Key Dates:

Applications Open – Monday 5th August 2019

Expressions of Interest Forms Due – Friday 6th September

Applications Close – Thursday 10th October 2019

Who can apply:

At a minimum, you must:

  • be invited to apply by your local MP
  • have an Australian Business Number (ABN)
  • be one of the eligible incorporated entities listed in section 4.1 of the grant opportunity guidelines.

Other eligibility requirements apply.

How to Apply:

Members of Parliament are responsible for the community consultation process. If you are invited to apply by your local MP, you will receive the link to the online application form in an email from your local Federal Member of Parliament.

To apply, fill in the online application form accessed via the link in the email from your local MP and attach any mandatory attachments.