Community Facilities Category
  • Last updated:
  • 10 Jan 2019

Supporting facilities that help build strong communities. This category supports facilities that contribute to the development of one or more of the following:

  • engaged, resilient and inclusive communities that embrace diversity.
  • a creative and artistic region.
  • healthy communities and active lifestyles.

Community Partnership Funding Program - Community Facilities Category specific criteria

Applications must meet all of the following:

  • provide safe facilities which offer community meeting spaces and/or enable opportunities to participate in sport, recreation or social activities
  • demonstrate a significant level of engagement, participation and use by the local community
  • ensure hours of  community access meet community need
  • have formal tenure on council or Crown Land or own the facility freehold
  • have primary responsibility for maintaining the facility on a regular basis for all or a specified part of the year
  • have a current maintenance schedule in place.

Types of facilities funded in this category include:

  • community halls
  • facilities for cultural activities
  • sport and recreation facilities.

Eligible items

Funding is available to support costs associated with operating a community facility:

  1. Utility expenses
  2. Insurance
  3. Ongoing maintenance
  4. Administration costs*

*Applicants requesting funding for items other than those listed above, for example, wages, must discuss their proposal with a category representative before submitting an application. Contact a council Grants Officer for details.