Grants, training, seminars and information for community groups in Latrobe City
Latrobe Community Groups Newsletter
Latrobe City produces a monthly online Community Groups Newsletter to provide you with information on all the latest opportunities relevant to groups in Latrobe.
The newsletter includes information on:
- Grant programs
- Training, workshops and information sessions
- Community engagement activities
- Tools and resources to support community groups
- Awards and competitions to recognise community members
- Health and safety related programs and messages
Community Groups Workshops
Latrobe City organises a series of free workshops annually for community groups to increase their knowledge, skills and confidence around important topics that encourage the running of effective and robust community groups and clubs.
Keep updated on upcoming workshops below, or subscribe to the Community Groups Newsletter to receive information.
Latrobe City Council provides a range of annual Community Grants and Sponsorship Programs for not-for-profit community groups residing in Latrobe City.
Does your community group need assistance to organise a community event?
Latrobe City’s Events Team are available to help you:
- Plan your event
- Provide contacts for local businesses, activities and entertainment
- Complete relevant permit documents
- Assist with local promotion
- Loan limited event equipment
You can also promote your community event for FREE via Latrobe City’s Events Directory.
Community Groups Directory
Latrobe City Council provides a public list of Community Groups on its web page so that your group can be easily searched and contacted by community members, groups and organisations.
If your Group is not currently listed, please complete the following Community Registration Form
Please note: it is your group's responsibility to regularly monitor your listing on the Community Groups Directory and make sure it is up to date. We will remind Groups bi-annually to update their details via the Latrobe City Community Groups Newsletter. If you require any changes to your listing please advise us using the from below:
There are lots of free online resources available for community groups on just about every topic. We encourage you to visit the following sites:
- Consumer Affairs Victoria
- Justice Connect – Not for Profit Law
- Volunteering Victoria
- Our Community
- Department of Health and Human Services
- Dispute Settlement Centre of Victoria
- Philanthropy Australia
- The Funding Centre
- Grant Guru
Community Groups Innovation Officer
Latrobe City’s Community Groups Innovation Officer is eager to speak with you and provide support and guidance on any topics related to the activities and operations of your group. Please contact them by emailing ActiveandLiveableCommunities4504@latrobe.vic.gov.au or calling 1300 367 700.