Community Governance Training

Are you a volunteer or work for a not-for-profit community group or are interested in starting or joining a community group, such as a local club or committee? Then this program will be suitable for you.

Join the Brimbank Community Governance Training Program to get all the tips and tricks required to make your community group or organisation a success.

Brimbank City Council provides a series of community governance training sessions plus ongoing access to a range of resources to assist with continued learning for community groups and small organisations in Brimbank.  These training sessions can support your group with planning, operations, and decision-making.

Get involved:

  • There is no cost to attend these workshops, however registration is required
  • Participants can attend one or several sessions.
  • Sessions will be run face to face or online via zoom based on public health guidelines.
  • Training details will be emailed to registered participants before the sessions.
  • Share this flyer with your community and networks. Print, distribute or/and display where possible.

How to book:

Please select the session you wish to attend and follow the link to TryBooking and complete the online form.  You can register for as many sessions as you like.

For more information email: or phone: 9249 4000


Community Governance Training Program 2023

Grants Writing and Interactive Information Session

A hands-on workshop that will walk participants step by step through the grant process from project idea through to acquittal. It will focus on the Brimbank Community Grants program and align to best practice principles in grant writing.

Topics covered include:
• The grant making cycle
• Writing a 50-word grab (succinct project summary)
• Understanding the guidelines and assessment criteria
• Working with partners
• Answering the questions in the application form
• Making the link between the project plan and the project budget
• Building a project budget (for a grant application)
• Support material
• Completing the acquittal report

Thursday 25 May

Face to face Grant Writing and Interactive Information Session

10am - 1pm

STACC, flexible space 1

33 Princess Street, St. Albans VIC 3021

Register here:

Wednesday 14 June

Face to face Grant Writing and Interactive Information Session

10am - 1pm

Sunshine Meeting Place - Main Hall

Cnr Wilkinson Rd and Islington Street, Sunshine VIC 3020

Register here:

Wednesday 28 June

Face to face Grant Writing and Interactive Information Session

5:30 - 8:30pm

Online via Zoom

Register here: