Update Community Pitch 2019

Congratulations to this year’s Community Pitch participants. We can’t wait to hear about the outcomes with projects including –

  • Sensory Toys Program for the West Footscray Toy Library
  • the Ladybird Ranger Yarraville Girl Guides Hiking Program
  • Wellbeing Program for VU Western Spurs
  • Absolute Beginners Band Program for Hyde Street Youth Band
  • An ipad to assist the lighting of the Footscray City College musical production
  • A “Library of Things” for the Sharing Shed
  • Westgate Concert Band’s presentation of Holst’s “The Planets”

Community Pitch Recipients for 2019

  • Westgate Concert Band
  • Sharing Shed
  • Footscray City College
  • Hyde Street Youth Band
  • Choir of Opportunity
  • VU Western Spurs
  • Yarraville Girl Guides
  • Women’s Circus
  • Tonj Women Association
  • West Footscray Neighbourhood House
  • Westgate Basketball Association
  • Youth Junction
  • Yarraville Special Developmental School
  • 300 Blankets

Think you might be interested in applying in 2020?

Eligibility criteria includes –

  • Be an Incorporated Association or have current DGR status or be a community Non-For-Profit (NFP) organisation
  • Have a bank account with Seddon Community Bank Branch in order to receive funds (to be opened prior to 1st April)*
  • Be a community based organisation located in and delivers to Seddon, Yarraville, Kingsville, Footscray, West Footscray, Maidstone or Maribyrnong
  • Your ‘Pitch’ must be for a specific program or project, not for general fundraising
  • Be able to attend the live event on Wednesday 27th May 2020

*Exceptions may apply. Contact us prior to applying if you have any questions

To find out more, please contact Suzanne Saunders via EMAIL


We’re looking forward to celebrating our 6th Community Pitch on

Wednesday 27th May, 2020