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This grant funds projects that build on local capacity and help to create connected, accessible and inclusive communities.
If you have multiple projects that you are seeking funding for at the same time, you will need to complete a separate form for each if they fall within different categories.
You must read the full guidelines(PDF, 2MB) and speak with a Council officer before submitting your application.
Be sure to speak with one of our grants officers regarding your proposal before submitting an application.
Community groups and organisations that:
Applications must be submitted through SmartyGrants. Register and start a new application: you can save and return to your application at any time.
Approval of applications are made against these criteria:
Due to limited funds, not all eligible applications can be funded.
Successful grant applicants will be required to carry out a number of online actions within specified timelines.
The applicant is signing on behalf of the group/organisation. By doing so, it is agreeing that the application and the conditions associated with the grant being awarded are met. Any proposed changes must be discussed with a Council officer.
Send us your invoice in line with the template provided.
At the completion of the agreed proposal, a completed acquittal form must be submitted.
The grants process is open and accessible to everyone, including if:
If you face any barriers to applying and would like to discuss these or any other ways we can help you, please contact us.
Contact Karen Molinaro on 9457 9955 or Frances Gianinotti on 9457 9962.