Please note: There will not be any grant support available until 3 January 2023.



Council offers a range of grants and sponsorships for local community groups, organisations and businesses. These are provided to facilitate and encourage projects and initiatives that contribute to a cohesive, inclusive, prosperous, progressive, and diverse community.

Council has committed to the following grant programs for the 2022-23 financial year:     

Community Development Grants 

Open all year, until funds are expended. 

  • Community Events: Closed
  • Minor Grants: Open
  • Sponsorship and Contributions: Open

Competitive rounds

  • Community Grants and Arts and Culture Grants: Open 13 February to 31 March 2022.

The Community and Arts and Culture Grants are a great way to fund those small but important projects you have been thinking about.

Other Council Grants 

To make sure that you select the most suitable funding stream, please contact the Community Development Team on 03 5358 0512 to discuss your project idea prior to completing an application. We will assist you to select the most suitable funding stream.