Apply for Funding

To be eligible for a grant your organisation must have the relevant endorsements, meet the grant criteria, and be based in (or providing services to) the inner north of Melbourne – in the municipalities of Darebin, Yarra and Moreland.  For more information contact Ben at the Inner North Community Foundation on (03) 8689 1922 or email

2018 Pathways to Employment Grants Round – now open, closing Friday May 18.

The flagship funding program of the Inner North Community Foundation funds projects that help vulnerable local people develop work and life skills and progress the journey to work. To see their types of projects we’ve funded in the past, see our Grant Recipients page.

In 2018, the Foundation will grant funds to eligible organisations to deliver projects that support a broad range of activities, including building people’s capabilities and skills, community social infrastructure partnerships, alternative employment pathways, and early intervention. Organisations may be eligible to receive multi-year funding for projects, please see page 6 of the Grant Guidelines for further detail.

Ready to submit your application?

Please use this link.


Applicants will be informed late July of outcome.

The new grant round is expected to open late March 2019.

Please contact the Community Philanthropy Coordinator, Bianca if you have any queries relating to this process