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

The Community Assistance Grants program has two rounds of funding each financial year, with emergency grants available throughout the year while grant funds remain.

Funding round Applications open  Applications close Outcome advised  Project delivery timeframe (one year)
Round 1 Closed     1 December 2018 to 1 December 2019
Round 2 1 March 2019  14 April 2019 By 31 May 2019 1 July 2019 to 1 July 2020
Emergency Grant Anytime Within 10 working days of Council's receipt of application Projects must start immediately 

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

 

Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) Program

Funding round Applications open Applications close Outcome advised  Project delivery timeframe
Round 2 1 February 2019 28 February 2019 By 30 April 2019 Projects must be completed by 1 April 2020
Quick Response Grants For Individual Skills Development only. Submitted at any time where a genuine need can be demonstrated Within 10 working days of Council's receipt of application Projects must start immediately


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

 

Other funding opportunities

Healthy Towns Awards

Healthy Towns aims to support rural and regional towns to run projects that improve local people's health and happiness. Receive up to $5,000 to support and build upon your project.
For further information, go to www.healthytowns.org.au, call (07) 5456 8100 or email info@healthytowns.org.au 

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