Community support grants of up to $2,500 are available with grant rounds closing on March 1 and August 1 each year. Grant funds are limited in individual amounts and total funds available.
The community support grant program seeks to provide support for projects that:
- demonstrate collaboration and partnerships between community organisations
- encourage and assist community interaction and inclusiveness
- foster indigenous, multicultural and inter-generational understanding and equity
- support innovation, forward thinking and learning opportunities
- upgrade facilities to meet standards, regulations and community expectations
- meet changing community needs and/or increase facility usage
Preference will be given to applications that:
- facilitate deliverable outcomes for the community - that is, provide programs, facilities or capital works
- demonstrate self-help, commitment and future sustainability
- are identified within a strategic planning framework
- are not duplicating existing projects, activities or events
How to apply
- Read the 2.11 Community Support Grant Program Guidelines.
- Check you are eligible:
- Complete the Community grant online eligibility quiz (select 'Lodge a service request' > 'Community Grant Eligibility') to see if you qualify for a grant.
- You will receive confirmation of eligibility via email.
- If you are eligible, apply for a community grant using the online form and the instructions below.
- Register with our online system in the top right hand corner and fill in all information (or login if you are an existing user).
- Receive confirmation of registration via email.
- Apply online at Community support grant form (online). Sign in and go to 'Applications' and 'Lodge a new application'. Remember to upload all required documents.
For a step by step help guide to complete the online application process open the Grants - Community support grant program online application help guide. If you require assistance completing the online form, please contact us via phone on 131 872 and ask to speak with a Grants Officer.
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