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Program overview

The Shire Grants programs aims to support local community based groups, organisations and in some categories, individuals.

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Guidelines for all categories

 

IMPORTANT: There have been significant changes to the Community grants program, please read the guidelines below and call Kathryn Macdonald, Community Development Officer on ( 03) 5153 9500 if you have any questions.

It is important to read the guidelines before starting your application.

 

Community Projects/Arts and Heritage and RADES 

Grants guidelines (PDF)

Community Projects Quick Response Grants Guidelines (PDF) 

SmartyGrants program help guide (PDF)

Example Budget for a Community Project Grant

  

Grant Opening and Closing Dates

 

Grant Round Opens and

applications can be submitted from:

Grant Round Closes and

application need to be submitted by:

Projects, events and any funded activity

needs to start after:

Wednesday 9 January 2019

 

Wednesday 6 March 2019

 

10 May 2019

 

Wednesday 5 June 2019

 

Wednesday 7 August 2019

 

10 October 2019

 

Grants Information Sessions

 

Program staff will be holding the following grants information sessions before the current round closes. If you are unable to attend you can come and talk to us about your project ideas anytime.

Information Sessions are informal and all are welcome to come and discuss how to best frame your project.

We are partnering with Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal (FRRR) and the Gardiner Foundation to deliver a grant writing workshop. All welcome but please ring to book on 03)5153 9500 as lunch will be provided.

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 Cann River Community Centre Monday 4 February 2019 11am

 Lakes Entrance Service Centre

- Library meeting room

Tuesday 5 February 2019 5pm 

 Bairnsdale Library

 

Thursday 7 February 2019 5pm
 Omeo Service Centre Tuesday 12 February 2019 1pm

 

Bairnsdale Grant Seeker Workshop

Delivered in partnership with FRRR and the Gardiner Foundation.

Learn effective grant writing skills. BOOKING REQUIRED, Limited seats.

 Wednesday 13 February 2019

 10.30am - 1pm

 

Community Grants

 

Click on the Community Projects link below to apply. If you have not applied before you will need to register your details on the Smartygrants system before you begin.

 

 

Community Projects- up to $5,000

 

Community Projects Quick Response - up to $500

 

 

 

Arts and Heritage Grants

 

Click on the category you would like to apply for below.

 

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.

 

Drought Relief Community Event Grants

 

The Drought Relief Community Events grants aims to support communities to implement and develop events that benefit and engage the East Gippsland community in this time of drought.

 

Approved Projects 

 

Community Project and Arts and Heritage Grants

Round 1 2018-19

 

Community Project and Arts and Heritage Grants

Round 2 2017-18  

 

Community and Arts and Heritage Grants

Round 1 2017-18

 

Community and Arts and Heritage Grants

Round 2 2016-17

 

 

 

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