Grants & funding

Grant programs

We offer several grant programs including community support, environment, events, sports and recreation, cultural and arts, rates exemption, use of Council property and shade trees and shrubs in-kind support.

The cultural & arts support grant program is an initiative aimed at nurturing fledgling artists, supporting grassroots community arts and cultural activity and underpinning higher level arts and cultural development. There are two rounds of funding per year. Grant rounds are available twice annually: Opening date Closing date 1 February 1 March 1 July 1 August + - Who can and can't apply Click to collapse Organisations can ...
The sports tourism event grant program provides funding and/or in-kind assistance to support eligible organisations to develop and deliver successful sports tourism events that make a positive and ongoing contribution to the region’s economic prosperity, community wellbeing and diverse lifestyle. A 'sports tourism event' is a sporting event of regional significance that provides economic, social and promotional opportunities for the region. They will be of high profile and/or attract ...
Until further notice there will be no trees or shrubs available for distribution. The Ramsay St nursery has advised that the next round of trees and shrubs will be available in Sept/Oct 2018. Grant process The Shade trees and shrubs in-kind grant provides up to $220 worth of plants to eligible community organisations each year. Plants are distributed in early autumn and spring on a 'first-come, first-served' basis. All plants are grown at ...
The 2.10 Property Tenure Policy seeks to achieve Council's objective of maximising the use of Council-owned or controlled property while maximising the benefit of these assets to the wider community. A waiting list of organisations that are not-for-profit incorporated bodies searching for tenure is maintained by the Property Management Branch. The waiting list is used to record property enquiries that are assessed against property as it becomes available for tenure. The waiting list ...
Financial support is available for Australian based not-for-profits and community groups. Typically, if any group were to apply for this type of support, they would be applying for a grant. Receiving grant funding is a legitimate source of income which can help eligible groups to continue to give back to their community. Understanding the details needed and preparing any grant application takes time. The necessary information required can vary depending on ...
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