Council offers a range of grants and sponsorships to individuals, community groups, organisations and businesses to encourage local projects that contribute to a cohesive, prosperous, innovative and progressive community.

Council has committed to the following grant programs for the 2021-22  financial year:     

Open all year until funds are expended 

  • Business Growth  
  • Community Events
  • Tourism Events
  • Minor Projects
  • Sponsorship and Contributions - currently closed due to funds being expended: Opens 1 July 2022  

Competitive round twice a year   

  • Community and Arts and Culture Grants: Opens September 2022   

Only one application per organisation is permitted per financial year across all of the streams.                         

Please contact the Community Development Team on 03 5358 8700 to discuss your idea prior to completing an application and to make sure you select the most suitable funding stream.