Major Grants
  • Last updated:
  • 26 Sep 2019

Council values engaged, resilient and inclusive communities that embrace diversity. The Major Grants Program supports not-for-profit organisations to deliver one-off projects, events and activities with broad community benefit. Applications must align to a specific grant category as detailed in the guidelines. 

Information on eligibility, category priorities and assessment criteria

When is funding available?

  • There are 2 rounds per year:
    • Round 1 open 4 February 2019 and close 18 March 2019
    • Round 2 open 15 July 2019 and close 26 August 2019

What funding is available?

  • Up to $7,500 (all categories - no applicant contribution required).
  • $7,501 to $15,000 (all categories - 50% applicant contribution to the project required).
  • $15,001 to $30,000 (Community Facilities category for infrastructure projects only - 75% applicant contribution to the project required).

When will I know if I have been successful?

  • 10 weeks from closing date.

How do I apply?

  • Applications must be submitted online.
  • Applications must be submitted before starting the project.
  • This program is currently closed.

What else should I consider when applying for funding?