2021 CASI Initiative Community Grants

NOTE: Submissions for this grant are now closed.

West Wimmera Shire Council in partnership with the Victorian State Government is releasing a one off Community Grant targeted at community groups, recreation & sporting clubs, and neighbourhood houses. 

The funding offers grant amounts of between $1,000 and $5,000 for groups and clubs to provide opportunities for community members to reconnect following the impact of Covid. 

Examples of activities include holding a breakfast, lunch or social event that connects isolated people into their communities. Sporting clubs can hold come and try events or host people to entertainment at their event.  

Contact Sarah Ellis via Council on 13 99 72 or email council@westwimmera.vic.gov.au for details or questions about your event and if it meets the CASI guidelines.  

Applications Close on 30th May 2021.  


The organisations running the activities/events need to ensure that they can meet the CASI outcomes which are:

CASI outcomes:

• Isolated and Vulnerable people receive the support and resources they need to be healthy and well during covid-19 response and recovery

• Isolated and Vulnerable people have new and existing social connections in their local communities

• Relationships between community and volunteer organisations that support vulnerable people are strengthened to deliver support to isolated and vulnerable people.


Grants of between $1,000 to $5,000 are available.


Submitting an Application

Submissions for this grant are now closed.

will receive a confirmation email that we have received your application. All applications must provide a valid email address for correspondence.


Reporting Requirements

The successful applicants will need to report the following details via the Acquittal Report link below.

  • How many attended your event please include an overview of the demographic E.g. age.
  • What was your Event? ( include description)
  • How did your event Connect the Community and contribute to the wellbeing of the community during the Covid 19 Pandemic?
  • Upload any before and after photographs, copies of any promotional material or newspaper articles


Completing your Acquittal Report

Getting Support

If you have any further questions or inquiries, please feel free to contact Sarah Ellis at WWSC on 13 99 72.

Email: council@westwimmera.vic.gov.au