Update from Community Pitch 2019

Congratulations to last year’s Community Pitch participants. Some of the projects that were supported last year include –

  • 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

KEY DATES

Applications open 1st – 30th April, 2020

Finalists notified – 4th May, 2020

Community Pitch event – Wednesday 27th May, 2020