Community funding grants now open


The Council’s Community Funding Program is now open for applications. The program provides financial assistance of up to $5000 per financial year for projects which benefit the local community and enhance community wellbeing.

The grants are available to local non-profit groups, organisations and individuals and could be towards the purchase of equipment that enables a group to deliver a program or service, arts and cultural projects, activities which protect and enhance the local environment or promote sustainable living.

There are two funding schemes which applicants can apply for:

Community Grants Scheme

(up to $5000 per financial year)

The Community Grants Scheme has four funding categories:

  1. Community development
  2. Environment
  3. Events
  4. Sport and recreation


Public Art and Culture Grants Scheme

(up to $5000 per financial year)

The Public Art and Culture Grants Scheme has three funding categories:

  1. Artistic and cultural programs and events
  2. Artistic development
  3. Visual public art

For more information and to apply, visit: Community Funding Program Grants