Community Grants

Moving Melbourne Community Grants

At Metro, we Move Melbourne. But we also want to help move the dial on mental health.

Metro’s Moving Melbourne Community Grants support not for profit organisations doing important work to help improve people’s mental health. The program offers two types of support:

  • Funds ($5,000, $10,000 or $20,000 grants)
  • On-train advertising space (valued at $90,000)

With a total grant pool valued at $190,000 we support projects of all sizes right across Melbourne. Organisations may submit up to a maximum of one application per organisation per grant type.

Previous Winners

Some of our previous grant recipients have shared their amazing stories and the lasting impact they are having to improve mental health in the community.

Radio Lollipop


Read about 2022/23 grant winners on the Metro News page.

Who Can Apply

Not for profit organisations located in, or servicing, metropolitan Melbourne can apply for a Moving Melbourne grant. Applicants may be one of the following organisations.

  • Deductible gift recipient (DGR) status organisations.
  • Not-for-profit entities, including charitable organisations and incorporated associations.
  • Schools or universities.

Organisations may be required to provide their eligibility as one of the above entities during the application process.

Focus Areas

Projects must fall into one of the following focus areas:

  • Wellness – preventative care to reduce the risk of poor mental health.
  • Education – activities that inform and promote awareness of good mental health.
  • Support services – assistance like counselling, psychiatric support or crisis care that directly supports people experiencing mental health challenges.

How To Apply

We are not currently accepting applications. Our next round will be advertised in 2025.