Community Strengthening Grants
The Community Strengthening Grants program is designed to promote and increase participation of local residents in community initiatives, to build and strengthen local networks and partnerships and to support community leadership, learning and skill development.
Council will provide financial assistance to community groups and organisations to support the provision of programs, activities and services which respond to identified community needs, contribute to the building of a stronger community, develop innovative approaches and local social issues and are in accordance with Council's strategic objectives.
This funding has 2 rounds each year and there are threecategories for the funding, more details can be found in the grant guidelines. Please note that the key dates for Round 1, 2023 are 3 April - 28 April 2023.
1. Community Projects Funding is for a maximum of $5,000 on a $2 for $1 basis
2. Community Events Funding is for a maximum of $1200.
3. Facilities Upgrades and Equipment Purchases Funding is for a maximum of $5,000 on a $2 for $1 basis
Please ensure you have read the Community Strengthening Guidelines prior to submitting any applications.
To submit an application, please use our SmartyGrants Portal.
Submissions for this round open on 3 April and close 28th April 2023.
Once your project is completed you will need to complete an acquittal process to receive the final grant payment.
Your will receive an acquittal form to complete via the SmartyGrants Portal with an email link. Please contact Council on email@example.com if you need support for the acquittal process.