Do you have a great initiative for a one-off community program or project?

This is your chance to submit a project, initiative, or program that Council could include as part of the 2024/25 Budget.

A proposed total of $250,000 is available (subject to Council budget adoption) as part of the Community Budget Ideas Program.

Merri-bek residents, community groups, sporting clubs, businesses and organisations are all welcome to contribute.

Selection criteria

Your initiative must:

  • demonstrate a strong community benefit
  • cost less than $160,000
  • be deliverable in the 2024/25 financial year
Please note, as per the terms and conditions, we will only accept one submission per individual/group.

How does it work?