Community assistance fund - applications opening soon

Grants of up to $15,000 aimed at supporting community organisations to deliver services and activities that benefit the community.  There are four categories with different funding rations as follows:

Community assistance fund categories
Funding stream Up to $3,000 (project total cost) $3,001 and over maximum contribution from council is $15,000
Equipment No applicant contribution required $1: $1
Capital works No applicant contribution required $1: $1
Community strengthening No applicant contribution required $1: $1
Funded organisations program No applicant contribution required Not eligible

Applications open Monday 8 July 2024 at 10am

Applications close Friday 2 August 2024 at 5pm

View the guidelines for our Community Assistance Fund program(PDF, 355KB)

To apply please follow this link to online grant portal - client portal (

Any organisations that have not already registered on this portal will need to login with an email address (preferably generic email for each club/organisation) and enter a password.

Please ensure you contact a community assistance fund program officer prior to applying on 1300 656 564 or (This is a mandatory requirement).