Community Partnership Funding
  • Last updated:
  • 09 Dec 2020

This program provides up to three years of funding towards operational expenses to not-for-profit organisations. These organisations must provide facilities or services that support the delivery of council's corporate priorities and demonstrate broad community benefit. 

Information on eligibility, category priorities and assessment criteria

When is funding available?

  • This is an annual program opening once per year in May by invitation 

What funding is available?

  • In line with operational costs (subject to budget allocations)

When will I know if I have been successful?

  • 12 weeks from closing date

How do I apply?

  • Applications must be submitted online
  • Contact the Grants Team to discuss eligibility
  • An Expression of Interest (EOI) process is used for this program. If eligible, a link will be supplied to you by the Grants Team
  • This program is currently closed. 

What else should I consider when applying for funding?


Council’s COVID-19 response - Community Partnership Funding Program

  • Council has provided the opportunity for partners in this program, who have been impacted by COVID-19 restrictions, to apply for a once-off funding amount variation to increase funding for one financial year (2020/21).
  • This is just one part of council’s broader COVID-19 grants and partnership funding response.
  • This work is guided by council’s Local Community Relief Plan - COVID-19 (April 2020) which seeks to achieve the following objective:
    Support community organisations in continuing their services and maintaining business continuity through response and into recovery.