When applying for a community grant, applicants are encouraged to:

1. Confirm Eligibility

Consult page 4 of the Icon for application/pdf Community Grant Program Guidelines 2017 - 2018 (1.42 MB) to confirm your organisation's eligibility to apply.

Note, if you are applying for the February 2017 Small Grants Category, please refer to the Icon for application/pdf Community Grant Program Guidelines 2016-17 (348.85 KB)

2. Confirm Grant Category

Confirm which grant category you wish to apply for.

3. Discuss Application with Grants Team

Discuss your application with Council's Grants Team on 9840 9305. This is mandatory for Community Development and Arts & Culture Grant Categories.

4. Review Assessment Criteria

Review the Assesment Criteria for:

5. Additional Information to be Included with your Application

Use the Icon for application/pdf 2017/2018 Community Grant Program Application Checklist (362.94 KB) to assist in preparing your application. 

The following documentation will be required to be uploaded in step 6:

6. Start Application

Create an account or login to Smartygrants to start your application.

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Tip: If an organisation seeks to apply for funding in more than one grant category, we recommend using a generic email address so all applications from the same organisation can be accessed from the same account.