Continue to provide community grants to support community projects, events and initiatives.

The Community Grants Program is now open for applications. Community groups are encouraged to apply for funding for events, programs, projects and equipment.  This funding program links to the Hepburn Shire Council Plan.  Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate how their project links to the program objectives in one of the three Community Grant Program categories.  Grants can be sought for amounts up to $2,000.  These amounts are intended to fund a portion of the total project costs, with the remainder to be provided through other sources.

Recommendations to Council will be made on a monthly basis. Applications received by the closing dates below will be presented to Council at the following monthly Council meeting.  For example, Applications received by May closing date will be recommended at the June Ordinary Council Meeting.

Closing dates:

  • Wednesday 9 August 2017
  • Wednesday 13 September 2017
  • Wednesday 11 October 2017
  • Wednesday 15 November 2017
  • Wednesday 10 January 2018
  • Wednesday 7 February 2018
  • Wednesday 7 March 2018
  • Wednesday 11 April 2018
  • Wednesday 9 May 2018

Prospective applicants must contact a Council Officer prior to submitting an application – refer to guidelines for contact details.

Community Grants Program Guidelines 2017-2018


Community Grants Program Application

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