HACC Participation Grants

Yarra's Home and Community Care (HACC) Participation Grants for 2016 are now open until Thursday 1 October 2015.

The grants are available to local community groups that offer opportunities for Yarra’s older residents aged 65+ and people with a disability to engage in social, physical, arts and culture activities.

The level of funding is based on how regularly the group offers activities and how many people attend the activities. The funding is valid for three years.

Eligibility and guidelines

To be eligible for a HACC Participation Grant, a group or organisation must:

  • meet at least monthly in the City of Yarra
  • support and provide social or recreational activities for Yarra’s residents 65+ years to support social inclusion in Yarra
  • be an independent and incorporated group
  • or auspiced by an incorporated organisation, for grants more than $1,000
  • or can otherwise demonstrate satisfactory accountability requirements
  • hold and ABN or an ABN Exemption Form; and
  • be a not-for-profit local group or organisation.

Full HACC Participation Grant Guidelines are available below:

docx format HACC Participation Grants Guidelines 2016 (391.10 KB)

Grants cannot be used for new building or facility maintenance works, staff salaries, or the purchase of equipment, trophies and prizes.   


To apply for a HACC Participation Grant, please fill in the application form below:

docx format HACC Participation Grants Application Form 2015 (234.17 KB)

Applications close on Thursday 1 October 2015.

Completed application forms should be sent to:

Frances Moloney
Community Development Coordinator
Yarra City Council
PO Box 168

 or emailed to Fran Moloney, Community Development Coordinator, at Frances.Moloney@yarracity.vic.gov.au    

The HACC Participation Grants are supported by the Commonwealth and State Government.

Home and Community Care (HACC) logo

Further information
Fran Moloney
Community Development Coordinator
9205 5595








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