Community grants

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Community grants will open on at 10am Tuesday 7 March and close 4pm Tuesday 4 April 2023

Council's community grants program consists of one-off financial grants and funding for community groups and not-for-profit organisations.

Grants are provided for activities, programs, events and initiatives that provide clear benefits for our community. 

Community groups and organisations can apply for funding to improve wellbeing, encourage inclusion, celebrate cultural diversity, engage in the arts and improve the environment.

Before applying please:

Review the below Community Grants Policy and Guidelines to check your eligibility

Use the Easy read Community Grants guideline(PDF, 691KB) for community grants information in an accessible format. 

Review an example application form and tips sheet which is a sample application only and examples of successful applications form

Contact us before applying

Assistance can be provided over the phone, face to face or email. Hard copies of the support documents are also available on request. 

Please call 8397 7444 and ask for a Community Grants team member or via email to set up a time to discuss.

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Grants information and eligibility video


Grant recipient testimonials