Council Grants: $45,000 Fund for Community Projects

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Council has available in its draft 2016/2017 Budget a donation pool of $45,000 for assistance to event organisers, community groups, not for profit organisations and individual persons.

Moneys can be used to assist you with the costs of insurances, reimbursement of application fees paid to Council, Council hall hire costs, trade waste fees, minor maintenance, equipment and other financial costs for you or your group to with operating costs in 2016/2017.

The requests for donations will be determined in accordance with Council’s Policies:

  • Section 356 Donations – Community Organisations, other Groups and Persons (up to $36,000 available)
  • Section 356 Donations – Assistance for Festivals and Community Functions (up to $7,000 available)
  • Section 356 Donations – Community Groups, Reimbursement of Council Application Fees (up to $2,000 available)

The above Policies can be found of Council website at

Applicants should ensure they read the policies prior to applying.

Applications are required to be supported by sufficient information to assist Council in assessing each application.  An application form must be completed and is available online at

The allocation of these donations for assistance is proposed to be considered at a Council Meeting in August 2016.


Joanne McMurtry, Community Project Officer, 02 6626 7316 or email

Expressions of interest close Friday 15 July 2016 4.00pm

Use these files to apply:

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