St Arnaud office will be closed from 11am and Stawell office from 12pm on Thursday 6 October for a staff event. Customer Service Centres will be closed for the remainder of the day and will reopen on Friday 7 October. In the event of an emergency, please ring 03 5358 8700 for assistance.
Council offers a range of grants and sponsorships to community groups and organisations, to encourage local 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:
The Community and Arts and Culture Grants are a great way to fund those smaller but important projects you have been thinking about. Come and find out more about the grants at the information sessions:
St Arnaud: 7 September, 12noon to 1pm at the Town Hall, Perry Room. Register for the event here
Stawell: 8 September, 7pm to 8pm at the Stawell Neighbourhood House. Register for the event here
Online: 12 September, 7pm to 8pm. Join the meeting via teams here
Please contact the Community Development Team on 03 5358 0512 to discuss your project idea prior to completing an application to make sure you select the most suitable funding stream.
Council's Community Grants Program supports not-for-profit and incorporated groups and organisations to provide grassroots projects and programs based on current community needs.
The Community Events Grants Program provides applicants with the opportunity to host local events that; build local capacity, celebrate diversity, encourage local talent and youth participation, and activate our local places and spaces.
The Minor Grants Program provides community groups and organisations with the opportunity to apply for specific one-off activities or projects.
The Sponsorships and Contributions Program enables community groups and organisations to provide opportunities for growth, progress, sustainability, and participation within the Northern Grampians Shire.
Do you have a project that you don’t have funds for? There are so many grants out there just waiting for applications.Northern Grampians Funding Finder is a grants portal offering free access to more than two billion dollars worth of grant opportunities.
Northern Grampians Shire Council Grants are a fantastic resource for our community and a great way to fund your project however funds are limited and grant focus areas may not be suitable to your needs. These grants may be exactly what you are looking for.
Council’s Arts and Culture Grant Program is to support locally based projects that can involve, promote, strengthen, and celebrate arts and culture within the shire.