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

Grant information sessions

To learn more about the grants program, join us at one of the online information sessions on:

Guidelines for all categories

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

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

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Grant Opening and Closing Dates 2020-21

Round Two

Round Two 2020-21 applications can be submitted from Wednesday 6 January 2021.

Applications close on Wednesday 3 March 2021.

Funded activity begins after mid May 2021.

Upcoming grants in 2021-22

The next round of applications can be submitted from Wednesday 2 June 2021.

Applications close on Wednesday 4 August 2021

Funded activity begins after mid October 2021.

Community Grants

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

Arts and Heritage Grants

We have available grants for:

  • 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

To find out more or to apply view our current grants.

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.

Approved projects 2019 - 2020

View the approved projects 2019-20.

If you would like to view previous approved projects or have any questions please contact the Community Development Officer.

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Thursday, February 4, 2021