Grants and funding

Council is committed to partnering with the community to support initiatives that help make our region the natural choice to live, work and play.   

Through the Community Assistance Grants (CAG) program, and the Regional Development Arts Fund (RADF) program, Council provides financial assistance to eligible community organisations and individuals to deliver projects which respond to identified priorities, community needs and opportunities.

Community Assistance Grants (CAG) Program

 

Key Dates for 2019/20

Funding round

Applications open

Applications close

Outcome advised 

Project delivery timeframe (one year)

Round 1

CLOSED

CLOSED

by 24 October 2019

1 January 2020 to 31 December 2020

Round 2

3 February 2020

16 March 2020

by 30 April 2020 (subject to Council meeting dates following local government election)

1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021

Click here to find out more or apply for a Community Assistance Grant

 

Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) Program

When to apply

Funding round

Applications open

Applications close

Outcome advised 

Project delivery timeframe

Round 1

2 September 2019

30 September 2019

29 November 2019

Projects must be completed by 1 September 2020

Round 2

2 March 2020

20 March 2020

29 May 2020

Projects must be completed by 1 March 2021

Quick Response Grants

Quick response grants are currently unavailable

 

Projects must start immediately

Click here to find out more or apply for a Regional Arts Development Fund Grant

 

Other funding opportunities

Other grant programs and funding opportunities are regularly listed in our Community Info Share Newsletter.