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Program overview

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The Shire Grants programs aims to support local community based groups, organisations and in some categories, individuals across the eight categories listed below.

 

Guidelines for all categories

 

IMPORTANT: The guidelines are updated after each round. Please read the guidelines before starting your application.

 

Shire Grants guidelines(PDF)

SmartyGrants program help guide (PDF)

 

Grants information sessions

 

If you are unable to attend any of the sessions but would like to discuss your project please contact program staff to organise a meeting time. 

 

OMEO: Tuesday 13 June at 2pm at the Omeo Service Centre, 179 Day Avenue

LAKES ENTRANCE: Wednesday 14 June at 3pm at the Lakes Entrance Service Centre, 18 Mechanics Street

CANN RIVER: Thursday 15 June at 10am at the Cann River Community Centre, Princes Highway

BAIRNSDALE: Thursday 22 June at 5.30pm at the Bairnsdale Library, 22 Service Street

 

Community Grants

 

Click on the category you would like to apply for below. The link takes you to the SmartyGrants application system.

 

 

Community Projects - up to $5,000

 

Community Festival and Events - up to $5,000

 

Community Facilities - up to $5,000

 

Community Environment and Sustainability projects - up to $5,000

 

Arts and Heritage Grants

 

Click on the category you would like to apply for below. The link takes you to the SmartyGrants application system.

 

Arts Grants - up to $5,000

 

Major Arts Grants - up to $10,000

 

Heritage Grants - up to $5,000

 

Quick Response Arts Grants - up to $500

 

 

Regional and District Events Sponsorship (RADES)

 

The Regional and District Events Sponsorship is for larger events that bring direct economic benefit to the region.

 

The event would show a level of innovation and creativity to engage the community in new opportunities and experiences.

 

Funding can be applied for up to three years to help build an event to become self-sustainable.

 

Regional and District Events Sponsorship - up to $10,000 

 

Funding for up to three years can be applied for through RADES.

 

Important Dates

 

 

Date Opens:

 

Date Closes:

 

For projects that start after:

 

Round 1: Wednesday, 7 June 2017 at 9.00am

 

 

Wednesday, 2 August 2017 at 4.00pm

 

Mid October 2017

 

Round 2: Wednesday, 10 January 2018 at 9.00am

 

 

Wednesday, 7 March 2018 at 4.00pm

 

 

Mid May 2018

 

 

Successful Projects 

 

Round 2 2016-17

 

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