Applications for the Community Safety Infrastructure Grants are now closed.

The Community Safety Infrastructure Grants support improved public infrastructure to strengthen community safety, security and confidence in public places and support local economic activity.

Projects must have a primary focus on strengthening public safety and security infrastructure to help prevent crime and improve perceptions of safety using situational or environmental approaches.

Funding available

Grants between $25,000 and $500,000 (GST excl) are available per application.

Who can apply?

Victorian councils and not-for-profit community organisations that own or manage community facilities.

To apply

Applications for the Community Safety Infrastructure Grants are now closed.

Types of projects that may be funded

  • upgrades to community centres, sporting facilities, and parks that increase the safety and use of these community spaces
  • security upgrades to places of worship, and physical protection measures such as streetscaping or bollards.

Assistance

For general enquiries about these grants, email communitycrimeprevention@justice.vic.gov.au (External link) or phone 1300 221 249.

For technical issues when applying online, email service@smartygrants.com.au (External link) or phone (03) 9320 6888.