If you are a community group or individual that is looking to hold a fundraising event to help those affected by the bushfires, we'll be fast-tracking the approval process so you can get your event underway as soon as possible.
By cutting through the red tape, we hope our community can raise as much vital money as possible for the thousands of Victorians in need of our help.
If you want to hold a community fundraiser make sure your application states 'bushfire fundraiser' so that we can get the permits organised as quickly as possible.
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Once your permit is approved, feel free to submit details of your fundraising event below and we'll add it to the site.
We're also exploring other ways we can raise funds at a local level. Stay tuned for further details.
Bushfire Fundraising FAQs
Event permits are generally required to be submitted 12 weeks in advance of an event taking place on Council managed land. To support our community with their bushfire fundraising efforts, we are fast-tracking the process for application approval. Timeframes will vary dependent on the complexity of your event, so it is always advisable to have a conversation with us in the first instance.
Bushfire Fundraising support is available for community groups to request a Council voucher to use in fundraising, or apply for a donation to support their fundraising event or initiative.
There is also an opportunity to have a stall at any of the Moonee Valley Festival events.
No, businesses are not eligible to apply for a donation or voucher for fundraising support.
To support our community with their bushfire fundraising efforts we are fast-tracking the process for application approval. Applications for fundraising donations or vouchers will be processed within 4 business days of submission.
You can promote your event on Council’s website by submitting your details on at https://mvcc.vic.gov.au/bushfirefund/
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